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    Full title reads: "Brooklands. World's Diesel Engine Car Record - won for Britain by Capt. G E T Eyston in Saloon car fitted with an ordinary bus engine! with speed of 106 mph, despite high wind and heavy rain."

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Various shots of streamlined car speeding around the banked track at Brooklands. It looks more like an ordinary production car than a sports car.

    MS of car, Captain George Eyston leans on the front and describes the workings of the car. Closer shot of Eyston - he talks about the low fuel consumption of the engine which came straight out of a London Bus.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6682
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    735.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:46:00 / 01:18:58:00
    Canister:
    33/87
    Sort Number:
    33/087
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Captain George Eyston Brooklands temp Capt George Eyston Capt George Eyston
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle Eyston is driving here is called "Black Magic".

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