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Wheelbase

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Wheelbase covers the world of motoring

Tonight Barrie Gill reviews the 1971 motor racing scene. Meet the champions Graham Hill, Denny Hulme, Jackie Stewart, and John Surtees and see them in action against the all-conquering Ferraris of Italy in the South African Grand Prix and the Race of the Champions at Brands Hatch.

Gordon Wilkins reports on the car of the week, the new V-12 Jaguar E-type and Judith Jackson drives it on the long straight roads of northern France.
On the opening night of the New York motor show Maxwell Boyd looks at America's answer to the small car invasion from Europe and sums up the dollar prospects for the new £10,000 Rolls-Royce convertible in the United States.
(Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Presenter: Barrie Gill
Interviewee/Racing driver: Graham Hill
Interviewee/Racing driver: Denny Hulme
Interviewee/Racing driver: Jackie Stewart
Interviewee/Racing driver: John Surtees
Reporter: Gordon Wilkins
Reporter: Judith Jackson
Reporter: Maxwell Boyd
Director: Tony Salmon
Director: Chris Berry
Producer: John Mills
Editor: Brian Robins

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