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    Full title reads: "Motor racing season opens to joy of 'the speed merchants' and thrilled spectators on famous track."

    Brooklands Race track, Surrey.

    Cars are set off on race around the famous banked course at Brooklands. Various shots as cars speed around the track. Several shots of the Vickers Hanger as cars go past. Shots of a car on fire at one corner. Flames and smoke rise from the engine until marshals arrive to put it out.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6054
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    699.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:52:00 / 01:49:39:00
    Canister:
    33/21
    Sort Number:
    33/021
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Brooklands temp Brooklands
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    This is the "Weybridge Junior Mountain Handicap" race on the "Mountain" circuit at Brooklands on 11th March 1933.

    The car on fire at the "Fork" hairpin, adjacent to the Vickers (formerly Itala) Works, is an MG.
    The fire was made worse by the driver (Wright) forgetting to switch off the electric fuel pump!

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