• Short Summary

    RECORDS WERE BROKEN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN BOTH THE 125 c.c.AND 350 c.c.EVENTS OF THE TOURIST?

  • Description

    RECORDS WERE BROKEN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN BOTH THE 125 c.c.AND 350 c.c.EVENTS OF THE TOURIST TROPHY MOTOR-CYCLE RACES ON BRITAIN'S ISLE OF MAN.THE 125 c.c.RACE WAS WON BY PHIL READ OF BRITAIN AND 350 c.c.RACE BY JIM REDMAN OF RHODESIA.

    PHIL READ OF BRITAIN (WHO IS ALREADY THE WORLD 250 c.c.CHAMPION) WON THE 125 c.c.EVENT DAY AT A RECORD AVERAGE SPEED OF 94.28 MILES PER HOUR (151.72 K.P.M.).LUIGI TAVERI OF SWITZERLAND WAS SECOND AND MIKE DUFF OF CANADA WAS THIRD.THE CIRCUIT WAS FOR 113.2 MILES (182.17 KILOMETRES) -- OR THREE LAPS.

    JIM REDMAN OF RHODESIA WON THE 350 c.c.RACE AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 100.72 M.P.H.(162 K.P.H.).IT WAS THE FIRST 100 M.P.H.RACE OF THIS CLASS ON THE CIRCUIT.ON MONDAY, REDMAN WON THE 250 c.c.RACE, AND TODAY'S VICTORY MEANS THAT HE HAS WON BOTH CLASSES FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS -- THE FIRST MAN TO DO THIS.

    ON HIS JAPANESE HONDA, REDMAN COMPLETED THE SIX LAPS OF THE MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT OF 226.4 MILES (264.35 KILOMETRES) IN 2 HOURS 14 MINUTES AND 52.2 SECONDS.MIKE HAILWOOD, THE WORLD 500 c.c.CHAMPION, SET THE FASTEST LAP ON HIS OPENING CIRCUIT FROM A STANDING START BUT LATER DROPPED OUT WITH MECHANICAL TROUBLE.

    SECOND IN THE 350 c.c.EVENT WAS PHIL READ, WHO WON THE 125 c.c.RACE.THIRD WAS GIACOMO AGOSTINI OF ITALY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABRM19PGITCNRETGG5MYZYL7YE
    Media URN:
    VLVABRM19PGITCNRETGG5MYZYL7YE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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