• Short Summary

    Joe Dunlop had an impressive victory in the Isle of Man Formula One Tourist Trophy (TT) race on June 2.Riding a works Honda, he went into the lead on the first lap, clearly determined to repeat his success in the same race last year.There was anxiety for Dunlop later in the race when his works team-mate Roger Marshall, gained a five second lead.But Marshall made a pit stop and Dunlop went back into the lead at the end of the third lap.He averaged a speed of more than 177 kilometres per hour (110 mph).Rob McElnea, riding a works Suzuki, had made two practice laps of 185 kilometres per hour (116 mph), but he suffered a prolonged pit stop in the race and eventually had to retire.Marshall led again in the fifth lap after Dunlop's rear wheel was changed.But Dunlop picked up speed through the very fast bends at the Bungalow.On the sixth and final lap he broke the official lap record with a speed of 180 kilometres per hour (115.89 mph), and crossed the finishing line of the 60 kilometre (38 mile) course in a time of 2 hours, 1 minute, 37.0 seconds.Roger Marshall came second in 2 hours, 1 minute and 57.2 seconds.Tony Rutter came third, nearly three minutes behind the winners.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Crowd.
    0.03

    2.
    SV & PAN Number 11, Roger Marshall and No. 12 Tony Rutter.
    0.11

    3.
    CU PAN TO SV Number 3 Joe Dunlop.
    0.21

    4.
    GV PAN Number 3 Joe Dunlop and No. 4 Trevor Nation starting.
    0.28

    5.
    GV & PAN Number 11 Roger Marshall and No. 12 Tony Rutter starting.
    0.32

    6.
    GV Joe Dunlop at Bradden Bridge.
    0.37

    7.
    GVs Number 11 Roger Marshall at Bradden Bridge; crowds. (2 SHOTS)
    0.44

    8.
    GV PAN Rob McElnea on circuit.
    0.50

    9.
    GV PAN More riders on circuit.
    0.57

    10.
    GV PAN Joe Dunlop leading other riders. (4 SHOTS)
    01.22

    11.
    GV PAN Trevor Nation.
    1.28

    12.
    GV PAN Tony Rutter.
    1.33

    13.
    GVs PAN Crowd; Joe Dunlop. (2 SHOTS)
    1.48

    14.
    GVs PAN Roger Marshall and Tony Rutter. (2 SHOTS)
    1.48

    15.
    GV PAN Crowd; Joe Dunlop wins race.
    1.54

    16.
    GV Joe Dunlop (on right) and Roger Marshall who came second.
    1.59




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    SPORT: MOTOR-CYCLING

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    Background: Joe Dunlop had an impressive victory in the Isle of Man Formula One Tourist Trophy (TT) race on June 2.Riding a works Honda, he went into the lead on the first lap, clearly determined to repeat his success in the same race last year.There was anxiety for Dunlop later in the race when his works team-mate Roger Marshall, gained a five second lead.But Marshall made a pit stop and Dunlop went back into the lead at the end of the third lap.He averaged a speed of more than 177 kilometres per hour (110 mph).Rob McElnea, riding a works Suzuki, had made two practice laps of 185 kilometres per hour (116 mph), but he suffered a prolonged pit stop in the race and eventually had to retire.Marshall led again in the fifth lap after Dunlop's rear wheel was changed.But Dunlop picked up speed through the very fast bends at the Bungalow.On the sixth and final lap he broke the official lap record with a speed of 180 kilometres per hour (115.89 mph), and crossed the finishing line of the 60 kilometre (38 mile) course in a time of 2 hours, 1 minute, 37.0 seconds.Roger Marshall came second in 2 hours, 1 minute and 57.2 seconds.Tony Rutter came third, nearly three minutes behind the winners.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3YR2W4QTLNRHCY8GYTMZKSSQI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YR2W4QTLNRHCY8GYTMZKSSQI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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