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    GARY HOCKING OF RHODESIA ON AN ITALIAN MOTO-VOGHERE WON THE 500CC EVENT IN THIS YEAR'S THIRD INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE RACE COUNTING FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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    GARY HOCKING OF RHODESIA ON AN ITALIAN MOTO-VOGHERE WON THE 500CC EVENT IN THIS YEAR'S THIRD INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE RACE COUNTING FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. THE RACE, AT IMOLA, BOLOGNA, ITALY, APRIL 16, WAS ORGANISED BY SHELL.

    HOCKING CAPTURED THE SHELL GOLD TROPHY IN COVERING THE 30-LAP COURSE IN ONE HOUR, SIX MINUTES 52 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 150.510 KILOMETRES AN HOUR (NEARLY 94 MILES AN HOUR).

    TOM PHILLIS OF AUSTRALIA WON THE SHELL TROPHY FOR THE 250 CC EVENT, RIDING A JAPANESE HONDA. HE COVERED THE 25-LAP COURSE IN 55 MINUTES 31 SECONDS AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 135.521 KILOMETRES AN HOUR (OVER 84 MILES AN HOUR).

    APART FROM THE RIDERS FROM ITALY, AUSTRALIA AND RHODESIA, ENTRANTS COMPETED FROM AUSTRIA, BRITAIN, GERMANY, JAPAN, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN AND SWITZERLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAER7XMS8JNKTNS2RIESW8HPHR0
    Media URN:
    VLVAER7XMS8JNKTNS2RIESW8HPHR0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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