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    USA

    JOHN WATSON OF BRITAIN MADE FORMULA ONE HISTORY WITH A BRILLIANT DRIVE THAT TOOK HIS MCLAREN CAR FROM 22ND PLACE ON THE GRID TO WIN THE LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX IN THE UNITED STATES ON MARCH 27, 1983.

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    GVs CARS LINED UP AT FRID AND START INTO FIRST CORNER WITH NO 27 PATRICK TAMBAY IN A RED FERRARI LEADING. (3 SHOTS) 0.34
    GVs NO 27 STAYS IN LEAD FOLLOWED BY NO 1 KEKE ROSBERG IN A WHITE TAG WILLIAMS. (2 SHOTS) 0.53
    GV CARS 27 AND 1 INVOLVED IN CRASH WHILE GOING ROUND A HAIRPIN BEND. TAMBAY HALTED BUT ROSBERG CARRIES ON (TEMPORARILY) 1.07
    GV MARLBORO MCLAREN NO 7 (RED AND WHITE) DRIVEN BY JOHN WATSON, EVENTUAL WINNER, GOES ROUND TRACK. (2 SHOTS) 1.19
    GV BLUE AND WHITE CAR HALTED. DRIVER WALKS ROUND. 1.25
    TOP VIEW CARS CONTINUE RACING IN CLOSE COMPANY. 1.28
    GV NO 28 RENE ARNOUX IN A FERRARI FOLLOWED BY NO 16 EDDIE CHEEVER IN AN EQUIPE RENAULT ELF (YELLOW AND WHITE) OVERTAKE NO 2 JACQUES LAFITTE IN A TAG WILLIAMS. (2 SHOTS) 1.48
    GV CHEEVER PASSES ARNOUX ON THE INSIDE OF A CORNER. (2 SHOTS) 2.01
    GV ARNOUX PASSES CHEEVER ON THE INSIDE OF A CORNER. 2.06
    GVS JOHN WATSON IN NO 7 MARLBORO MCLAREN APPROACHES FINISHING LINE AND TAKES CHEQUERED FLAG. (3 SHOTS) 2.23
    GVS JOHN WATSON AND SECOND PLACED DRIVER, NIKKI LAUDA, RECEIVE VICTORY WREATHS FROM GIRLS WHO EMBRACE THEM (2 SHOTS) 2.59
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    Background: USA

    JOHN WATSON OF BRITAIN MADE FORMULA ONE HISTORY WITH A BRILLIANT DRIVE THAT TOOK HIS MCLAREN CAR FROM 22ND PLACE ON THE GRID TO WIN THE LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX IN THE UNITED STATES ON MARCH 27, 1983. HIS TEAM-MATE, NIKKI LAUDA, ALSO HAD A REMARKABLE DAY; FINISHING SECOND AFTER QUALIFYING 23RD. THE FIRST PAR OF THE RACE WAS A DETERMINED TUSSLE BETWEEN PATRICK TAMBAY OF FRANCE IN A FERRARI AND KEKE ROSBERG OF FINLAND IN A WILLIAMS, BUT THIS CAME TO AN END AFTER THEY WERE INVOLVED IN A COLLISION WHILE GOING ROUND A HAIRPIN BEND.

    Source: MIZLOU CORPORATION 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBEIUP81N3LH0MTOIP7PADS2Y
    Media URN:
    VLVABBEIUP81N3LH0MTOIP7PADS2Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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