• Short Summary

    MASTEN GREGORY OF AMERICA DROVE A BRITISH LOTUS (NO. 3) TO VICTORY AUG 12 IN THE FORMULA I EVENT AT A GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING MEETING IN KARLSKOGA, SWEDEN.

  • Description

    MASTEN GREGORY OF AMERICA DROVE A BRITISH LOTUS (NO. 3) TO VICTORY AUG 12 IN THE FORMULA I EVENT AT A GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING MEETING IN KARLSKOGA, SWEDEN. GREGORY COVERED THE 30 LAPS (55.92 MILES) IN 42 MINUTES, 51.3 SECONDS, TO WIN COMFORTABLY.

    IN A CLOSE TUSSLE FOR SECOND PLACE WERE ROY SALVADORI OF BRITAIN IN A LOLA (2) AND SWEDEN'S JOAKIM BONNIER IN A PORSCHE (NO. 6). SALVADORI FINISHED IN 42 MINUTES, 58.6 SECONDS - BONNIER WAS ONLY 0.2 SECONDS BEHIND. THERE WERE FOLLOWED BY TWO BRITISH DRIVERS: INNES IRELAND (NO. 4), AND IAN BURGESS (NO. 12), BOTH DRIVING LOTUSES.

    BRITAIN'S GRAHAM HILL, DRIVING A LOTUS V8 CLIMAX (NO. 14), AND JOHN SURTEES, IN A LOLA (NO. 1), WERE BOTH FORCED OUT WITH ENGINE TROUBLE EARLY IN THE RACE. HILL LEADS IN THE WORLD DRIVES' CHAMPIONSHIP - BUT THIS RACE DID NOT COUNT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABFWG0G9W1OTER21U36OCTU4MY
    Media URN:
    VLVABFWG0G9W1OTER21U36OCTU4MY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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