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    ITALIAN DRIVER ERNESTO BRAMBILLA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE FINAL FORMULA TWO EVENT IN THE GRAND PRIX OF ROME.

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    RACE STARTS; PROGRESS OR RACE; CAR 2 (DE ADAMICH) CAR 20 (GRAHAM HILL); CAR 4 (BRAMBILLA); CAR 34 (GETHIN); CAR 4 IN LEAD; WINNERS FLAGGED IN; WINNER TO STOP - LAUREL WREATH PRESENTED.




    Initials LH/V/JH/ES


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ITALIAN DRIVER ERNESTO BRAMBILLA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WON THE FINAL FORMULA TWO EVENT IN THE GRAND PRIX OF ROME. DRIVING A DINO FERRARI, BRAMBILLA COVERED THE VALLELUNGA AUTODROME CIRCUIT IN ONE HOUR 43 MINUTES AND TWO SECONDS TO DEFEAT BRITAIN'S PETER GETHIN IN A BRABHAM AND FELLOW COUNTRYMAN, ANDREA DE ADAMICH, WHO ALSO DROVE A DINO FERRARI.

    THE ROME GRAND PRIX COUNTS FOR THE EUROPEAN FORMULA TWO CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH IS LED BY FRENCHMAN JEAN PIERRE BELTOISE WHO FINISHED FOURTH IN YESTERDAY'S EVENT.

    LITTLE SEPARATED THE TOP THREE, WITH DE ADAMICH ONLY SIX SECONDS BEHIND THE WINNER AND GETHIN FINISHING ONLY TWO SECONDS BEHIND THE RUNNER-UP.

    BELTOISE, IN A MATRA FORD, COVERED THE 244 MILES (394 KILOMETRES) IN ONE HOUR 43 MINUTES AND 50 SECONDS, GAINING FOURTH POSITION AHEAD OF FELLOW FRENCHMAN HENRI PESCAROLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8DXSFV6YCXAWDDBBO8PKK8OUO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DXSFV6YCXAWDDBBO8PKK8OUO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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