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    THE JAPANESE HONDA AND SUZUKI, AND THE GERMAN B.M.W. MACHINES, TOOK TOP HONOURS AT THE?

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    THE JAPANESE HONDA AND SUZUKI, AND THE GERMAN B.M.W. MACHINES, TOOK TOP HONOURS AT THE WEST GERMAN MOTOR-CYCLE GRAND PRIX MEETING ON THE TORTUOUS SOLITUDE CIRCUIT AT STUTTGART, WEST GERMANY, JULY 15.

    PROBABLY THE MOST EXCITING WAS THE 250.C.C. RACE. WON BY JIM REDMAN OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA ON A HONDA. HE CROSSED THE LINE JUST 0.1 SECOND AHEAD OF BOB MCINTYRE OF SCOTLAND, ALSO ON A HONDA. THIRD WAS ANOTHER HONDA, RIDDEN BY TESUO TANAKA OF JAPAN. REDMAN'S TIME WAS 51 MINUTES 41.8 SECONDS. AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 90.5 M.P.H.

    GERMANY'S MAX DEUBEL RETAINED HIS WORLD 500.C.C. SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 47-SECOND WIN IN THE 64-MILE RACE ON A B.M.W. MACHINE. WITH HIS PASSENGER, HOERNER, ALSO OF GERMANY, HE AVERAGED 88 M.P.H. HIS SEASON'S TOTAL OF 34-POINTS WAS EIGHT BETTER THAN HIS NEAREST CHALLENGER, FLORIAN CAMATHIAS OF SWITZERLAND, WHO CAME SECOND AT STUTTGART. THE PASSENGER ON CAMATHIAS' B.M.W. MACHINE WAS WINTER OF BRITAIN.

    E.DEGNER OF GERMANY, RIDING A SUZUKI, WON THE WORLD 50 C.C. EVENT, WHEN HE CROSSED THE LINE AT SOLITUDE AHEAD OF H.ANSCHEIDT (GERMANY). HIS TOTAL FOR THE SEASON WAS 32 POINTS. ANSCHEIDT WAS SECOND WITH 27 POINTS. LUIGI TAVERI OF ITALY WAS THIRD IN THE WORLD PLACINGS WITH 21 POINTS. HOWEVER, TAVERI COMPENSATED FOR THIS BY WINNING THE 125 C.C. EVENT AT SOLITUDE AND THE WORLD 125 C.C.

    CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 39 POINTS. JIM REDMAN WAS SECOND IN THE WORLD PLACINGS FOR THIS EVENT, AND TOMMY ROBB OF IRELAND THIRD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACEKF2DH4ZVUKXC681L5DBDF4X
    Media URN:
    VLVACEKF2DH4ZVUKXC681L5DBDF4X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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