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    THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLIST BILL IVY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WON THE 125 C.C. TOURIST TROPHY RACE?

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    THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLIST BILL IVY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WON THE 125 C.C. TOURIST TROPHY RACE ON THE ISLE OF MAN CIRCUIT.

    IVY, RIDING A YAMAHA, COVERED THREE LAPS OF THE MOUNTAINOUS CIRCUIT -- OR 113 MILES (182 K.M.) - IN ONE HOUR 9 MINUTES. HIS AVERAGE SPEED WAS 97.66 M.P.H. (157.17 K.P.H.), A RECORD.

    THE JUNIOR 350 C.C. TOURIST TROPHY EVENT WAS WON BY THE ITALIAN RIDER GIACOMO AGOSTINI. HE WAS THE FIRST ITALIAN TO WIN THE EVENT.

    AGOSTINI, RIDING AN MV, COVERED 226.5 MILES (355 K.M.) - SIX LAPS -IN A RECORD TIME OF TWO HOURS, 14 MINUTES AND 40.4 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 100.87 M.P.H.

    AGOSTINI GAINED A CLEAR LEAD WHEN HIS NEAREST RIVAL, MIKE HAILWOOD OF BRITAIN, RETIRED IN THE LAST LAP. HAILWOOD'S HONDA DEVELOPED ENGINE TROUBLE.

    THE ITALIAN FINISHED TEN MINUTES AHEAD OF THE SECOND PLACEGETTER, PETER WILLIAMS, ON AN A.J.S.

    AGOSTINI ALSO SET A NEW LAP RECORD OF 21 MINUTES 57.6 SECONDS. AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 103.09 M.P.H. (165.8 K.P.H.).

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJSO9RVOHOVNF22NHIYVLFVIX
    Media URN:
    VLVABJSO9RVOHOVNF22NHIYVLFVIX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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