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    Major Seagrave wins 200 mile race in his Darracq car at Brooklands, Surrey.

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    Item title reads - 200 miles motor race with 130 hairpin bends. 30,000 spectators see Major Seagrave (driving a Darracq) win the great test for nerve and skill. Brooklands, Surrey.

    M/S as the race cars drive past the camera and speed away. M/S as one drives up the course and round a corner, it heads off down the other way. Various shots as others follow. M/S as they race up the course. M/S of Major Seagrave and co-driver in their car after the race.

    Note: a yellow tinted version exists.

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    Film ID:
    424.01
    Media URN:
    19839
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1229

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  1. roycousins says

    The JCC 200-Mile Race on 26th September 1925.

    The car failing to start is the No.14 Darraq, driven by Masetti, whose mechanic is trying to start it on the handle.

    Segrave (not Seagrave) won in a 1½-litre Darraq (No.11).

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