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    THE BRITISH DRIVER, GRAHAM HILL, DRIVING A B.R.M., BROKE THE UNOFFICIAL LAP RECORD FOUR TIMES?

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    THE BRITISH DRIVER, GRAHAM HILL, DRIVING A B.R.M., BROKE THE UNOFFICIAL LAP RECORD FOUR TIMES IN THE FINAL TRIAL FOR TOMORROW'S (SUNDAY) BELGIAN AND EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX AT FRANCOCHAMPS FOR FORMULA ONE RACING CARS.

    HILL WENT AROUND THE CIRCUIT FOR THE LAST TIME TODAY IN 3 MINUTES 45.4 SECONDS -- AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 140.027 MILES (225.199 KMS) AN HOUR.THIS WAS NEARLY FOUR SECONDS BETTER THAN THE RECORD SET IN LAST YEAR'S RACE BY AMERICA'S DAN GURNEY.

    ONLY 12 OF THE 23 DRIVERS ENTERED FOR THE RACE TURNED UP FOR TODAY'S PRACTICE.OFFICIALS SAID THAT THERE WAS A LAST-MINUTE DISAGREEMENT OVER STARTING MONEY, AND TALKS BETWEEN THE MANUFACTURERS AND THE RACE ORGANISERS WERE GOING ON.

    HILL, A FORMER WORLD CHAMPION, LEAD IN THE BATTLE FOR THIS YEAR'S HONOURS FROM THE CHAMPION TWO SEASONS AGO, JIM CLARK.ANOTHER FORMER CHAMPION, JACK BRABHAM, WHO WON IT TWICE, IS ALSO COMPETING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9VVDSY6W6Y96HT73F1X8OPE7O
    Media URN:
    VLVA9VVDSY6W6Y96HT73F1X8OPE7O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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