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  1. jamied says

    The race seen here took place on 1 July 1933.

    "Count Czaykowski" was Stanis?aw Czaykowski. Sadly he was to die just 2 months later during a crash at the Italian Grand Prix.

  2. jamied says

    Czaykowski is seen racing at 00:36 - he's driving car No. 1, a Bugatti T54.

  3. roycousins says

    The racing sequences are possibly from the India Trophy Handicap Race, held on the same day (the race numbers and car types do not tally with the British Empire Trophy race entry). Perhaps the cameraman failed to get decent shots of the main race.

    Czaykowski is seen in his British Empire Trophy winning 4.9-litre Bugatti T54 - No.1 - at the end of the film, but the car seen earlier racing as No.1 is not a Bugatti.

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