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    Aces of the race track tussled for honours in this year's Second 200-mile U.S. Grand?

  • Description

    1.
    TOP GV.Pits.
    0.03

    2.
    SV. Moss and crew.
    0.07

    3.
    CU. Moss.
    0.10

    4.
    SCU. Hill.
    0.13

    5.
    GV. Crowd.
    0.16

    6.
    SV.PAN.Mishaps at start.
    0.34

    7.
    CU. Well travelled U.K. spectator.
    0.38

    8.
    LV.PAN. Ginther leads.
    0.42

    9.
    LV. Race in progress.
    0.49

    10.
    TV.PAN. Cars past stands.
    0.55

    11.
    SV.PAN. Moss past camera.
    1.05

    12.
    LV. Crowd.
    1.08

    13.
    SV. PAN. Mears leads another car round curve.
    1.15

    14.
    LV. Crowd.
    1.18

    15.
    STV. Finish of race.
    1.25

    16.
    SV. Hill congratulated.
    1.30

    17.
    SCU. Ditto.
    1.34



    Initials JRG/MR/CW


    SPORT: MOTOR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Aces of the race track tussled for honours in this year's Second 200-mile U.S. Grand Prix for sports car, California's Oct 11. Among them Britain's Stirling Moss on Aston-Martin and the winner American Phil Hill on Ferrari.

    And among the thousands of race fans - one Londoner with a hat adorned with badges marking some of the 200 sports car events he has watched.

    After one mishap at the start of the race, contestants began to accelerate rapidly reaching an early 175 miles an hour with American Richie Ginther on Ferrari in the lead.

    Another fierce contender was American Dean Mears on Mercedes - Benz but fans kept their eyes on Moss and then the lighting-like Phil Hill, 32, the victor. His prize: 20,000 dollars.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7L72RJ7ZSAVP7ZPFD1U0WBUNR
    Media URN:
    VLVA7L72RJ7ZSAVP7ZPFD1U0WBUNR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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