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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Colour item.

    Phil Read to drive racing cars.

    Reporter interviews motorcycle champion Phil about his decision to try racing cars, they are beside a motor racing track. Phil gets into Formula Ford car, he is watched by racing expert Ken Tyrrell. Ken is interviewed about Phil's prospects as a racing driver, interview continues over shots of Phil racing around track in car. Ken is seen at edge of track making notes and looking at stopwatch. Phil drives into pit, Ken and Phil have a chat. Phil is interviewed about his performance as a racing driver. Ken is interviewed about Phil's first attempt in a racing car - he thinks it is a fine performance!

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:08:00 / 01:09:30:00
    UN 4656 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 4656 F
  • Appears in...

    Transport Aintree Century,1960
  • Stills

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

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "Phil Reid" in the title should read Phil Read.

    "Ken Tyrell" should read Ken Tyrrell.

    The vehicle Read is driving is a Formula Ford car.

  2. jamied says

    Just confirming that spelling correction.....

  3. British Pathé says

    That's great. Thanks.

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