• Short Summary

    IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX AT HOHENSTEIN FRNSTTHAL ON SUNDAY THE 250cc EVENT WAS WON BY MIKE HAILWOOD OF ENGLAND AND THE 125cc EVENT BY LUIGI TAVARI OF SWITZERLAND.

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    IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX AT HOHENSTEIN FRNSTTHAL ON SUNDAY THE 250cc EVENT WAS WON BY MIKE HAILWOOD OF ENGLAND AND THE 125cc EVENT BY LUIGI TAVARI OF SWITZERLAND.

    LUIGI TAVARI COVERED THE TWELVE LAPS TOTALLING 103.416 KILOMETRES (64.2 MILES) IN 39 MINUTES 54 SECOND - AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 155 KILOMETRES (986 MILES) PER HOUR. HIS WIN GIVE HIM A CLEAR LEAD IN THE 125cc CLASS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PLACING WITH A TOTAL OF 28 POINTS. SECOND IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PLACING WITH 20 POINTS IS BILL IVY OF ENGLAND WHO GAME THIRD IN SUNDAY'S EVENT. KATAYAMA OF JAPAN CAME SECOND ON SUNDAY AND HOLDS FIFTH PLACE IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LIST WITH SIX POINTS.

    TO WIN THE 250cc EVENT ENGLAND'S MIKE HAILWOOD AVERAGED 167.093 KILOMETRES (103.73 MILES PER HOUR). EASILY BEATING THE WORLD CHAMPION, PHIL READ OF ENGLAND INTO SECOND PLACE. MIKE DUFF, ANOTHER ENGLISHMAN WAS THIRD.

    HAILWOOD NOW STANDS AT THE TOP OF THE 250cc CLASS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PLACING WITH 48 POINTS. PHIL READ IS IN SECOND PLACE WITH 22 POINTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CGLDZ86UU5JQJ4NM2VPOVW8L
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CGLDZ86UU5JQJ4NM2VPOVW8L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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