• Short Summary

    Finland's Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche, won Part One of the Martini International Super Sports car race, held at Silverstone on Sunday (20 May).

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    GV Cars on starting grid
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    2.
    CU Car No 2, Kauhsen
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    CU Car NO 1 and Kinnunen seated in cockpit(2 shots)
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    4.
    GV Cars starting off
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    LV PAN Car NO 2 on straightway
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    LV PAN Car No 1 along straight and around bend behind No 2
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    MV Cars around bend
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    LV PAN Car No 2 around bend
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    MVs various cars pass (3 shots)
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    10.
    SV Cars pass
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    LV Car 2, followed by car no. 1 (2 shots)
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    12.
    SV Car No 2 crosses finish line closely followed by car No 1 PAN to other case crossing line
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    13.
    MV Photographers
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    CU Kinnunen, driver of car no 1, with wreath and cup
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Finland's Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche, won Part One of the Martini International Super Sports car race, held at Silverstone on Sunday (20 May).

    The Finnish driver covered the 35-lap course (102.45 miles or 164.85 kms) in 46 minutes 37.5 seconds, and recorded the fastest lap speed of 134.74 MPH (216.8 kms) -- a new track record.

    Finishing seconds was Willi Kauhsen of West Germany who also drove a Porsche.

    Sunday's race was the third of this year's Interserie Championships, which was first organised in 1970. The first two races this year were won by Willi Kauhsen.

    Kinnunen was last year's Interserie champion.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABKZANPUMSHGK17MZRHWFO6J5Z
    Media URN:
    VLVABKZANPUMSHGK17MZRHWFO6J5Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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