• Short Summary

    Italy's Giacomo Agostini -- would champion in the 350 and 500 cc classes -- yesterday (Saturday) won the 350 cc Dutch Grand Prix Tourist Trophy (TT) race at Assen, Holland, defeating the reigning 250 cc world champion, Phil Read of England.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Start of the 350 cc
    0.08

    2.
    GV Riders around bond and into stretch (2 shots)
    0.19

    3.
    SV Phil Read (No.2) of England leads followed by Renzo Pasolini (No. 12) of Italy with Giacomo Agostini (No.1) of Italy running third
    0.22

    4.
    SV Edu Colso Santos (No.32) of Brazil crashing on bend and gets up
    0.34

    5.
    LV PAN Agostini (No.1) rounding bend
    0.40

    6.
    SV Pasolini (No.11) rounding bend
    0.43

    7.
    SV Dieter Braun (No.14) of Germany round bend
    0.48

    8.
    GV Winner Agostini flagged down followed by second and third
    0.58

    9.
    SV Spectators
    1.00

    10.
    SV Agostini waves to crowd and receives laurels
    1.12

    11.
    GV Start of 125 cc and riders down straight (2 shots)
    1.22

    12.
    LV PAN Charles Mortimer (No.2) of England followed by Angel Nieto (No.1) of Spain round bend
    1.28

    13.
    SV Harald Bartol (No.18) of Austria followed by Otello Buscherini (No.14) of Italy, Borje Jansson (No.13) of Sweden and Dave Simmonds(No.3) of England round bend
    1.31

    14.
    LV PAN Laszlo Szabo (No.17) of Hungary round bend and into straight
    1.38

    15.
    SV ZOOM FROM crowd to winner Nieto (No.1) being flagged down at finish (2 shots)
    1.42

    16.
    GV Other competitors past finish line
    1.47

    17.
    LV ZOOM TO Nieto being garlanded
    2.00



    Initials OS/1626 OS/1658



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Italy's Giacomo Agostini -- would champion in the 350 and 500 cc classes -- yesterday (Saturday) won the 350 cc Dutch Grand Prix Tourist Trophy (TT) race at Assen, Holland, defeating the reigning 250 cc world champion, Phil Read of England. Riding an Augusta MV, Agostini took an early lead in the 20-lap, 154.09-kilometre (95.71-mile) course, holding his position to win in a time of 1 hour 3 mine 33.3 seconds, at an average speed of 90.39 mph (144.52 kph).

    The 125 cc class race was won by reigning champion Angle Nieto of Spain. Riding a Derbi over the 14-lap, 154.09-kilometre (67.01-mile) circuit, he clocked 48 mine 6.1 seconds at an average speed of 83.59 mph (133.74 kph).

    Brazilian rider Adu Celso Santos crashed on a bend in the 350 cc race, but, as our film shows, he was not curiously injured and walked away from his fallen motorcycle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA19YIQHLA2XSXVLYXUY4WTCNN9
    Media URN:
    VLVA19YIQHLA2XSXVLYXUY4WTCNN9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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