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    Motor car racing at Brooklands.

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    Full title reads: "200 miles international race. 38 of World's best drivers and cars compete in Junior Car Clubs severe test of speed and skill".

    Brooklands Race Track, Surrey.

    Panning shot of racing cars at starting line. L/S of cars racing around track, they swerve past ramps in track. L/S of cars racing past large sign that reads: 'Brooklands'.

    Panning shot follows car around track. M/S of same car; it appears to have swerved off track and into barrier, some men with official armbands are inspecting it.

    More shots of cars racing around the track. C/U of a driver getting into his car.

    Second version starts at 01:23:54. Similar to first version. M/S of same driver seen previously lighting a cigarette and talking to a woman.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:08:00 / 01:25:14:00
    G 1332

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  1. Unknown user says

    The JCC 200 Mile Race was at Brooklands on the 25th September 1926. Sand banks were introduced to create an S-bend to make the course more interesting for spectators.

    Car No.5 at the start is a Bugatti T13 "Brescia."

    The winner was Henry Seagrave, shown at 01:37 in a Straight-8 Talbot and also at the end of the second version, "lighting a cigarette and talking to a woman."

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