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    TWO OLD RIVALS MET ONCE MORE IN THE ISLE OF MAN SIDECAR EVENT. THE WORLD?

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    TWO OLD RIVALS MET ONCE MORE IN THE ISLE OF MAN SIDECAR EVENT. THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER, FRITZ SCHEIDEGGER OF SWITZERLAND AND MAX DEUBEL OF WEST GERMANY, FOUR TIMES WORLD CHAMPION BATTLED ROUND THE ISLE'S TOUGH CIRCUIT FOR THE SPORT'S PREMIER AWARD. LATER, JIM REDMAN WON THE 250 cc LIGHTWEIGHT T.T. EVENT.

    SCHEIDEGGER AND DEUBEL HAD A TREMENDOUS BATTLE WITH BOTH MEN BREAKING LAP RECORDS; IN FACT IT WAS BROKEN FOUR TIMES DURING THE 113 MILES. THE RACE WAS DOMINATED BY THE WEST GERMAN BMW'S MOTOR-CYCLES WHICH TOOK THE FIRST 5 PLACES.

    DEUBEL'S AVERAGE SPEED WAS 90.57 MILES PER HOUR -- FASTER THAN HI RECORD TIME LAST YEAR. BUT SCHEIDEGGER STILL LEADS IN THE WORLD SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE.

    JIM REDMAN SCORED THE FIFTH SUCCESSIVE VICTORY FOR THE JAPANESE HONDA FIRM WHEN HE RODE THE SIX-CYLINDER 250 cc. MACHINE TO A RECORD-BREAKING WIN DURING WHICH HE SET A NEW LAP TIME OF OVER 100 MPH. HE BEAT PHIL READ'S YAMAHA WHICH WAS THE FIRST TO BREAK THE ELUSIVE 100 MPH. BARRIER. SECOND WAS MIKE DUFF OF CANADA ON A YAMAHA AND THIRD PERRIES OF BRITAIN ON A SUZUKI.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACGNKLDSXX5D4X3EDJHNUQSQVA
    Media URN:
    VLVACGNKLDSXX5D4X3EDJHNUQSQVA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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