• Short Summary

    SOUTH AFRICA'S JODY SCHECKTER WITHSTOOD A SPIRITED CHALLENGE BY BRITAIN'S BRIAN REDMAN SUNDAY AND WON THE EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLAR OHIO-OHIO LAND M FORMULA 500 RACE BY ABOUT ONE SECOND.

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    CARS COMING UP FOR CHECKERED FLAG, THEY GET FLAG AND RACE OFF, VARIOUS SHOTS OF THE RACE, THEN SHOTS OF ONE CAR THAT HAD BEEN DAMAGED BEING TOWED OFF THE TRACK, MORE SHOTS OF SCHECKTER RACING, CUTAWAY OF CROWD, MORE SHOTS OF RACING AND THEN SCHECKTER GETTING THE CHECKERED FLAG WITH REDMAN RIGHT BEHIND HIM, SHOTS OF SCHECKTER AROUND HIS CAR AFTER THE RACE.




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    REPORTER: DICK HAMMER

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH AFRICA'S JODY SCHECKTER WITHSTOOD A SPIRITED CHALLENGE BY BRITAIN'S BRIAN REDMAN SUNDAY AND WON THE EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLAR OHIO-OHIO LAND M FORMULA 500 RACE BY ABOUT ONE SECOND. SCHECKTER SET A TRACK RECORD AT LEXINGTON, OHIO OF 101 MILES AN HOUR IN HIS TROJAN T-101. HE LED ALL THE WAY EXCEPT FOR A BRIEF STRETCH IN THE FINAL LAP, FOR THIS THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY IN THE NINE-RACE SERIES. THE RACZ ALSTED 42 AXXX LAPS. SCHECKTER HAD A TWENTY-SECOND LEAD AT THE HALF WAY MARK BUT THEN DEVELOPED A BRAKING PROBLEM. REDMAN WAS ONE CAR LENGTH BEHIND HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA794P9SW8DJ5EPFVQONM66GK8V
    Media URN:
    VLVA794P9SW8DJ5EPFVQONM66GK8V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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