• Short Summary

    THE SOLITUDE CIRCUIT IN STUTTGART, WEST GERMANY, WHERE TODAY (SUNDAY) JIM REDMAN OF RHODESIA MOTCHED UP ANOTHER TRIUMPH WITH A COMFORTABLE VICTORY IN THE 125 C.

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    THE SOLITUDE CIRCUIT IN STUTTGART, WEST GERMANY, WHERE TODAY (SUNDAY) JIM REDMAN OF RHODESIA MOTCHED UP ANOTHER TRIUMPH WITH A COMFORTABLE VICTORY IN THE 125 C.C. EVENT.

    RIDING A HONDA, REDMAN COVERED THE NINE LAPS TOTALLING 63.8 MILES (102.75 KMS) IN 45 MINUTES 42.9 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 83.79 MILES AN HOUR (134.86 KMH).

    REDMAN LED FOR MOST OF THE RACE - THE SEVENTH OF 12 RACES COUNTING TOWARDS THIS YEAR'S 125 C.C. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

    HIGH ANDERSON, OF NEW ZEALAND, LAST YEAR'S 125. C.C. CHAMPION LED IN THE THIRD LAD AND SET A NEW LAP RECORD OF 4 MINUTES 37.6 SECONDS. ANDERSON SOON AFTER CAME TO GRIEF WHEN HE FELL AND WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED.

    OTHER PLACINGS IN THE RACE WERE LUIGI TAVERI, OF SWITZERLAND, SECOND; AND WALTER SCHEIMANN, OF WESTERN GERMANY, THIRD. ALL THREE PLACE GETTERS WERE RIDING HONDA MACHINES.

    HONDA SCORED ANOTHER SUCCESS IN THE 50 C.C. CLASS WHEN IRELAND'S RALPH BRYANS RECEIVED THE CHECKERED FLAG. HE COVERED THE NINE LAPS IN 51 MINUTES 05.6 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 74.83 MILES AN HOUR (120.6 KMH).

    SECOND AND THIRD WERE TWO JAPANESE RIDERS, ISAO MORISHITA AND MITSUO ITOH BOTH RIDING SUZUKI MACHINES. THE REST OF THE FIELD OF 30 STARTERS WERE LAPPED OR RETIRED.

    BRITAIN'S MIKE HAILWOOD CLINCHED THE WORLD 500 C.C. CHAMPIONSHIP WHEN HE WON THE CLASS EVENT ON HIS MV-AUGUSTA. IT'S THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE YEAR THAT HAILWOOD HAS WON THE 500 C.C. CHAMPIONSHIP.

    IN TODAY'S RACE, HE COVERED THE 18 LAPS TOTALLING 126.6 MILES (205.5 KMS) IN ONE HOUR 16 MINUTES 25.2 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 97.7 MILES AN HOUR (157.23 KMH).

    AUSTRALIA'S JACK AHERN, ON A NORTON WAS SECOND, WITH BRITAIN'S PHIL READ ALSO RIDING A NORTON, WAS THIRD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8E66YTUP3VMI1A0X64BB5D9KE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8E66YTUP3VMI1A0X64BB5D9KE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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