The Lee Guinness Motor Racing Car Circling… 1919

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The Lee Guinness Motor Racing Car circling Brooklands, Surrey. 1919 ?

Various shots panning on the racing car as it drives at high speed from right to left. Some shots with 1 or 2 other cars. Each car has 2 men in it - driver and mechanic. Some men run onto track; applaud as car approaches;...



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  • The spelling of the name in the title, the shots list and the tags should read "Lee Guinness", the man in question being a member of he famous Guinness brewing family.

    jamied 7th Mar 2012
  • Thanks for pointing this out. Does anyone have any idea of the date. We think it's around 1919.

    British Pathé 9th May 2012
  • Not 1919: Brooklands did not reopen until after repairs to the track (damaged by the solid tyres of RFC/RAF trucks) in March 1920, after WW1.

    This is the JCC 200-Mile Race on 19th August 1922, won by K.L. Guinness in car No.6, a 1½-litre Talbot Darracq.

    The driver is Kenelm Edward "Bill" Lee Guinness, of the Irish brewing family and KLG spark plugs.

    roycousins 20th Dec 2012

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