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    FRANK PERRIS OF GREAT BRITAIN WON THE 125 c.c. EVENT IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTOR?

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    FRANK PERRIS OF GREAT BRITAIN WON THE 125 c.c. EVENT IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTOR CYCLE GRAND PRIX AT HOHENSTEIN-ERNSTTHAL YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). RIDING A JAPANESE SUZUKI, HE COVERED THE 15 LAPS TOTALLING 129.27 KILOMETRES (80.28 MILES) IN 55 MINUTES 29.8 SECONDS FOR HIS FIRST WIN IN A EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX.

    PERRIS HAD THE FASTEST LAP OF THE RACE WHEN THE AVERAGED 142.97 KILOMETRES AN HOUR (88.78 MPH). THE EAST GERMAN DIETER KRUMPHOLZ CAME SECOND ON AN MZ NEARLY A MINUTE BEHIND PERRIS. ANOTHER BRITON, DEREK WOODMAN, ALSO RIDING AND MZ CAME THIRD AFTER BREAKING A CRANKSHAFT ON THE LAST LAP.

    YESTERDAY'S WIN PUT PERRIS SECOND IN THE 125 c.c. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE, 10 POINTS BEHIND THE NEW ZEALANDER, HUGH ANDERSON WHO LEADS WITH 38 POINTS.

    IN THE 250 c.c. EVENT JIM REDMAN OF RHODESIA COMPLETED A NOTABLE DOUBLE WITH A WIN IN THIS EVENT, AS WELL AS HIS PREVIOUS DAY'S WIN IN THE 350 c.c. EVENT.

    REDMAN, WHO LEADS THE 350 c.c. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE, PUSHED HIMSELF INTO SECOND PLACE IN THE 250 C.C. TABLE BY BEATING THE REIGNING CHAMPION, PHIL READ, OF BRITAIN. READ HOWEVER STILL LEADS THIS YEAR'S TABLE BY 22 POINTS.

    RIDING A JAPANESE HONDA, THE RHODESIAN COVERED THE 18 LAP COURSE IN ONE HOUR THREE MINUTES 7.4 SECONDS -- AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 147.38 KILOMETRES AN HOUR (91.57 MILES AN HOUR). DEREK WOODMAN, ON AN MZ, NOTCHED UP HIS SECOND THIRD PLACE OF THE DAY, MORE THAN TWO MINUTES BEHIND REDMAN.

    THE FASTEST LAP OF THE RACE WENT TO THE EAST GERMAN HEINZ BOSNER WHO FINISHED SIXTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASXBN4P2RB9FQR88E9P6A6KZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAASXBN4P2RB9FQR88E9P6A6KZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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