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    Podington, Bedfordshire.

    Various shots of a Corvette Stingray which has been highly adapted for drag racing, as it gets ready for the race at Podington. The driver, Roy Phelps, gets into the car. MS. The Stingray car making a run over 1/2 mile distance. It reaches up to 113 m.p.h. During one of the tries its front wheels leave the road. Various shots of the dragsters being prepared and wheeled out onto track. Various shots of the dragsters out on the track making their fast runs - various types of cars and motorcycles seen. Some race against each other and the fastest speed reached is 160 m.p.h. Various shots of the mechanics at work in the paddock. MS. Stingray in action again, two runs.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 05/10/1969.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:06:00 / 01:58:03:00
    UN 4470 C
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    UN 4470 C
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