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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Motorcycle racing at Thruxton, Hampshire.

    Various CU's spectators. LS motorcycles being pushed to the start. Various shots spectators. CU Marshal waving chequered flag. CU's group of men in crash helmets watching race. MS pan with riders as they push start their machines. MS riders negotiating Anchor Corner in Heat One of the Commonwealth trophy race. MS Dickie Dale followed by P Dawson and D Greenfield as they leave the pits. CU Dickie Dale on his Norton.

    MS riders lined up for start. CU competitor. MS pan with riders push starting their machines. Various shots of riders negotiating Anchor Corner. MS pan with leader, Mike Hailwood, as he takes the corner. MS pan with rest of the field at the corner. MS pan with Hailwood and Paddy Driver as they take the corner. MS start of race. MS Mike Hailwood pushing his machine towards camera, pan to LS. Various shots Hailwood being presented with trophy by Richard Wyler. CU Hailwood's AJS Machine.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:29:00 / 01:25:34:00
    UN 3475 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3475 C
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    Commonwealth trophy,1961 American Norton
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Event was held on 3 April 1961.

    "Dicky Dale" should read "Dickie Dale"

    "P Driver" is Paddy Driver.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. The spelling has now been corrected.

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