• Short Summary

    AN ITALIAN FERRARI, DRIVEN BY SCARFIOTTI AND BANDINI, WON THE LE MANS 24-HOUR ENDURANCE RACE TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    AN ITALIAN FERRARI, DRIVEN BY SCARFIOTTI AND BANDINI, WON THE LE MANS 24-HOUR ENDURANCE RACE TODAY (SUNDAY).THEY COVERED 4,561.71 KILOMETRES (2,834.51 MILES) AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 190.071 KPH (118.07 MPH).

    THIS BEAT THE RECORD SET BY GENDEBIEN (BELGIUM) AND HILL (USA) IN 1961 OF 4,476.58 KILOMETRES (2,783.24 MILES) AT 186.527 KPH (115.88 MPH).

    IT WAS ALSO A DAY OF VICTORIES FOR FERRARI CARS - THEY TOOK THE FIRST SIX PLACES.THE SECOND WAS DRIVEN BY JEAN PLATOM AND GEORGES LANGLOIS, BOTH OF BELGIUM.THIRD FERRARI WAS DRIVEN BY MIKE PARKES (BRITAIN) AND UMBERTO MAGLIOLI (ITALY).

    FOURTH IN THE RACE WAS LEON DERNIER (BELGIUM) IN ANOTHER FERRARI.

    A 3-LITRE FERRARI, DRIVEN BY SURTEES AND MAIRESSE, HAD BEEN IN FRONT FOR MOST OF HT FIRST EIGHTEEN HOURS, AND WAS LEADING FIVE OTHER FERRARIS WHEN FLAMES APPEARED AS MAIRESSE BROUGHT IT OUT OF THE ARNAGE BEND.ITS EXIT FROM THE RACE LEFT 16 SURVIVORS FROM THE 49 STARTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA7BO1NUU3LF25T7T42WUOKI0K
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7BO1NUU3LF25T7T42WUOKI0K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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