• Short Summary

    JACK BRABHAM, OF AUSTRALIA, A FORMER WORLD ROAD-RACING CHAMPION, QUALIFIED FOR THE INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE RACE SATURDAY (23 MAY), BUT HE MADE BETTER TIME GETTING THERE AND GETTING AWAY THAN HE DID ON THE TRACK.

  • Description

    JACK BRABHAM, OF AUSTRALIA, A FORMER WORLD ROAD-RACING CHAMPION, QUALIFIED FOR THE INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE RACE SATURDAY (23 MAY), BUT HE MADE BETTER TIME GETTING THERE AND GETTING AWAY THAN HE DID ON THE TRACK.

    BRABHAM FIRST FLEW TO INDIANAPOLIS (MIDWEST USA) BEFORE THE QUALIFYING TRIALS A WEEK AGO, BUT HE FAILED TO GET OFF THE LINE WITHIN THE ALLOTTED TIME AND MISSED OUT ON THAT WEEKEND'S TRIALS.

    THEN HE FLEW TO THE NETHERLANDS TO QUALIFY FOR THE 208-MILE DUTCH GRAND PRIX. AFTER THAT TEST, HE FLEW BACK TO INDIANAPOLIS FRIDAY NIGHT (22 MAY) AND QUALIFIED SATURDAY WITH AN AVERAGE OF 152.5 MILES AN HOUR THROUGH THE TEN-MILE RUN IN HIS ZINK-URSCHEL BRABHAM-OFFENHAUSER.

    IMMEDIATELY AFTER THAT, HE FLEW AGAIN TO THE NETHERLANDS FOR TEE GRAND PRIX SUNDAY. HE IS TO FLY BACK TO THE UNITED STATES FOR THE INDIANAPOLIS CLASSIC "500" ON MEMORIAL DAY, SATURDAY (MAY 30).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF5GTR26IUR29W79XAH3JE2O6W
    Media URN:
    VLVAF5GTR26IUR29W79XAH3JE2O6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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