France - Grand Prix Aka Crash Kills Jo Schlesser… 1968

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No title. Racing driver Jo Schlesser is killed in crash at French Grand Prix, Rouen, France.

L/S crowd. Various shots cars going past camera in the French Grand Prix, in pouring rain. L/S Jo Schlesser's car burning by the side of the track. Firemen surround the wreckage, other cars go past....

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
33057
Sort Number:
68/056
Time in/Out:
01:42:42:00 / 01:44:08:00
Canister:
68/56
Film ID:
2061.15
Issue Date:
11/07/1968

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  • The race was held on 7 July 1968.

    Car 30 seen spinning off is Vic Elford in a Cooper-BRM.

    Schlesser's car burned so incredibly fiercely due to a full tank of fuel and because of its controversial magnesium-skinned monocoque.

    jamied 20th Apr 2012

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