• Short Summary

    BRITAIN WON THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL PRIX IN HONG KONG LAST SUNDAY IN AN EASY VICTORY OVER 28 COMPETITORS FROM 11 COUNTRIES.

  • Description


    RACE IN PROGRESS; SPECTATORS; MICKEY ALLEN KART NO.8; OFFICIALS; ALLEN TAKING CHEQUERED FLAG AND RECEIVES LAUREL.




    Initials KM/VS/JF/SGM


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITAIN WON THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL PRIX IN HONG KONG LAST SUNDAY IN AN EASY VICTORY OVER 28 COMPETITORS FROM 11 COUNTRIES.

    MICKEY ALLEN, DRIVING A POWERFUL ITALIAN-TUNED MACHINE, LED FROM START FINISH IN THE 60 LAP EVENT. HIS PRIZE INCLUDED 10,000 HONGKONG DOLLARS (APPROX GPB700 STERLING) AND A KISS FROM MISS WONG, A RADIO RECORDING ARTIST.

    ALLEN BEAT DRIVERS FROM HONGKONG, BRITAIN, LAOS, NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, THAILAND, SINGAPORE, BRUNEI, MACAO, AND THE PHILIPPINES. ONLY NEW ZEALANDER PETER PHILLIPS AND HONGKONG'S STEVE HOLLAND AND HAROLD LEE GAVE ALLEN SOME ANXIOUS MOMENTS. LEE FINISHED SECOND AND HOLLAND THIRD.

    IN THE ALL-ASIAN TEAM RACE, HONGKONG CAME FIRST, WITH LAOS SECOND AND JAPAN THIRD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QQ70L254YO1ZAZCUU3BCOZNE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QQ70L254YO1ZAZCUU3BCOZNE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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