• Short Summary

    NEW ZEALAND DRIVER DENNIS HULME, IN A SIX-LITRE LOTUS CHEVROLET, WON THE ARCHIE SCOTT-BROWN MEMORIAL TROPHY RACE AT THE EAST OF ENGLAND MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT, AT SNETTERTON, ON GOOD FRIDAY.

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    NEW ZEALAND DRIVER DENNIS HULME, IN A SIX-LITRE LOTUS CHEVROLET, WON THE ARCHIE SCOTT-BROWN MEMORIAL TROPHY RACE AT THE EAST OF ENGLAND MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT, AT SNETTERTON, ON GOOD FRIDAY.

    THE RACE, FOR SPORTS CARS, STARTED WITH THREE NEW ZEALAND DRIVERS -- DENNIS HULME, CHRIS AMON AND BRUCE McLAREN -- ON THE FRONT ROW OF THE GRID.

    HULME LED FROM THE START, BUT McLAREN, DRIVING IN A McLAREN ELVA OLDSMOBILE, DROPPED OUT SEVEN LAPS FROM THE END OF THE 25-LAP EVENT. FORMER WORLD CHAMPION GRAHAM HILL ALSO DROPPED OUT, WITH GEARBOX TROUBLE.

    AMON, ALSO IN A McLAREN ELVA OLDSMOBILE, WAS SECOND, AND, IN THE OVER-ALL RESULT, AFTER TWO RACES, RON ATTWOOD, IN A FORD GT 40, WAS THIRD.

    THE TROPHY RACE WAS RUN OVER 25-LAP 68-MILE PARTS, THE WINNER BEING THE DRIVER COMPLETING THE GREATEST DISTANCE IN THE LEAST TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJCRZUUCZUQMPM6EC23FHOGJT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJCRZUUCZUQMPM6EC23FHOGJT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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