• Short Summary

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 350 AND 125 CC EVENTS IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTOR CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD DURING THE WEEKEND, AT THE SACHSENRING CIRCUIT, NEAR HOHENSTEIN-ERNSTTHAL IN EAST GERMANY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV START OF 350 CC RACE
    0.17

    2.
    GV AROUND FIRST BEND
    0.25

    3.
    SV NO 61, JIM REDMAN LEADS, PAST CAMERA
    0.29

    4.
    GV RIDERS INTO BEND AND THROUGH STREET
    0.52

    5.
    MV SPECTATORS
    0.55

    6.
    SV NO 61, REDMAN PASSES CAMERA, ENTERS BEND
    1.02

    7.
    GV REDMAN CROSSES FINISH LINE
    1.09

    8.
    MV SPECTATORS
    1.11

    9.
    SCU REDMAN RECEIVES LAURELS AS WINNER
    1.16

    10.
    CV G.HAVEL (CAME 2ND)
    1.19

    11.
    CV M.DUFF (THIRD)
    1.22

    12.
    GV CROWD PAN TO START OF 125CC RACE
    1.37

    13.
    MV SPECTATORS
    1.39

    14.
    GV RIDERS ROUND BEND
    2.04

    15.
    SV NO 179 (ANDERSON NZ)
    2.09

    16.
    GV NO 169 CROSSES FINISH LINE
    2.14

    17.
    MV SPECTATORS
    2.16

    18.
    CV ANDERSON RECEIVES LAURELS
    2.22

    19.
    CV LUIGI TAVERI (2ND)
    2.24

    20.
    CV REDMAN (THIRD)
    2.25

    21.
    GV THE THREE STAND ON ROSTRUM
    2.29



    Initials JM/V/CR/ES


    SPORT: MOTOR CYCLE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 350 AND 125 CC EVENTS IN THE EAST GERMAN MOTOR CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD DURING THE WEEKEND, AT THE SACHSENRING CIRCUIT, NEAR HOHENSTEIN-ERNSTTHAL IN EAST GERMANY.

    THE 350 CC CLASS RACE WAS WON ON SATURDAY (JULY 25TH) BY RHODESIA'S JIM REDMAN RIDING A HONDA. HE FINISHED THE 157KMS. (97.6 MILES) DISTANCE IN A TIME OF 59 MINUTES 42.2 SECONDS FOR AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 155.8 KMS-PER-HOUR (96.8 MILES-AN-HOUR). REDMAN ALSO CLOCKED THE FASTEST LAP, WITH A SPEED OF 157.5 KMS. (97.9 MILES-AN-HOUR). SECOND PLACE WAS TAKEN BY THE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN GUSTAV HAVEL ON A JAWA IN 1 HOUR, 1 MINUTE 10.6 SECONDS; WHILE THIRD POSITION WENT TO CANADA'S M. DUFF ON AN A.J.S. HIS TIME FOR THE DISTANCE WAS 1 HOUR 1 MIN.18.1 SECONDS.

    THE 125 CC CLASS RUN ON SUNDAY, PROVED TO BE A WIN FOR HUGH ANDERSON OF NEW ZEALAND. IN THE RACE, OVER 15 LAPS OF THE CIRCUIT, TOTALLING 129.4 KMS (80.4 MILES) HE CLOCKED A TIME OF 51 MINUTES 5.1 SECONDS. RIDING A SUZUKI, HE HAD AN AVERAGE SPEED 151.7 KMS-PER-HOUR. (94.2 MILES AND HOUR). THE SWISS RIDER, LUIGI TAVERI CAME SECOND ON A HONDA. HIS TIME FOR THE DISTANCE: 51 MINUTES 22.9 SECS. THIRD PLACE WAS TAKEN BY THE WINNER OF THE 350 CC EVENT - JIM REDMAN WITH 51 MINUTES 26.7 SECONDS. THE WINNER ANDERSON, ALSO ACHIEVED THE FASTEST LAP, AND SET A NEW COURSE RECORD OF 154.3 KMS-PER-HOUR.

    (MIKE HAILWOOD, THE BRITISH ACE, WHO WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL ON SATURDAY AFTER CRASHING IN THE 250 CC EVENT, TODAY (MONDAY) LEFT AGAIN AFTER 'FULLY RECOVERING'.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEY6NDPZT0TWSAIR8ZNS0HX2FS
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY6NDPZT0TWSAIR8ZNS0HX2FS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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