Car Race At Brooklands 1928

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Car race at Brooklands, Surrey.

Drivers run to their racing cars at start of race Various shots cars going around sloped curves of the track. Car at pit stop, co-driver jumps out and does a few things. More shots of race in progress.

Several shots of Prince Albert (Duke of York)...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
76939
Sort Number:
ON 378 D
Time in/Out:
01:58:10:00 / 02:03:45:00
Canister:
ON 378 D
Film ID:
2440.15
Issue Date:
1928

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  • A sports car race with a proper old-style Le Mans start. Drivers must erect the hood before setting off and can only lower it after the first stop.

    Bentleys, Bugattis, Lea Francis, Rileys, etc. Worth millions now and not exactly cheap then!

    roycousins 19th Dec 2012
  • Probably the Essex Motor Club 6-Hour Endurance Race on 12th May 1928
    (the only long distance race for touring cars at Brooklands that year).

    roycousins 29th Dec 2012

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