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    British rider, Mike Hailwood, broke all records to win the 125 cc. Isle of Man?

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    SV to LV Pan... Start of race No. 2 J. A. Rodman (S. Rhodesia)
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    SV to LV Pan... No. 11. T. H. Robb (Ireland) and No. 12. T. Phillis (Australia) Honda away.
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    LV Pan... First lap No. 5. L. Taveri (Switzerland) Honda leads No. 7 S.M.B. Hailwood Honda.
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    LV Pan... No. 12. T. Phillis (Australia) Honda during race.
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    LV Pan... No. 7 S.M.B. Hailwood leads No. 5. L Tavori at bray hill.
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    CU Policeman.
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    TV No. 7. S.M.B. Hailwood leads No. 5. L Tavori past winning post.
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    GV Stand.
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    SCU S.M.B. Hailwood with his father.
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    SPORT: MOTORCYCLE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: British rider, Mike Hailwood, broke all records to win the 125 cc. Isle of Man T.T. motor-cycle race, on a Japanese Honda, June 12. The 113-mile race over three laps of the famous mountain course. The international field started in pairs at ten-seconds intervals.

    Hailwood broke the course record on his first lap and went even faster on his second time round. He covered the complete distance in the record time of 1-hour 16-minutes 58.6-seconds at an average speed of 88.9-m.p.h. It was the first T.T. victory for the 23-year-old rider.

    Japanese Honda machines swept the board in this race and it was the same story later in the 250-cc. event. L. Tavori, of Switzerland, rode his Honda into second place, 1-hour 17-minutes 6-seconds. Ted Phillis of Australia gave Honda their third place with a time of 1-hour 17-minutes 49-seconds.

    Two hours later Hailwood competed a double by winning the 250-cc. race in record time, riding another Honda.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IT3ZUE0SABWFA8FB5VT8O6JC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IT3ZUE0SABWFA8FB5VT8O6JC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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