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    International auto racers battle in British Grand Prix

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    SLATE INFORMATION: International Grand Prix Speed Battles

    ENGLAND: Northamptonshire:
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    BIRA, Prince (Prince Birabongse of Siam) Seen driving in Britain's first international Grand Prix for 21 years at Silverstone

    CRASHES (MOTOR) Geoffrey Ansell crashes in International Grand Prix at Silverstone. escapes with minor injuries

    MAYS, Raymond (car driver) Seen driving in International Grand Prix at Silverstone

    MOTOR RACING Britain's firs International Grand Prize for 21 years at Silverstone, Northamptonshire. Shots of prince Bira and Raymond Mays. F.R. Gerard in E.R.A. Race won by Italian ace, Villoresimin Maserati. Geoffrey Ansell crashes by escapes with minor injuries

    SERVICE PITS - MOTOR RACING Raymond Mays being serviced in pits during Motor car race (the International Grand Prix at Silverstone)

    SILVERSTONE - MOTOR RACING COURSE Stages Britain's first International Grand Prix for w 21 years. Won by Villoresi of Italy in Maserati. Shots of Raymond Mays, Bira, Ansell who crashes Gerard

    VILLORESY, Count L. Wins Britain's first International Grand Prix for 21 years at Silverstone, Northamptonshire. Seen with prize

    Sport; Motor Racing

    ASCARI. Alberto (1918-1955) Italian race car driver

    ANSELL, Geoffrey, British race car driver

    CHIRON, Louis Alexandre (1899-1979) Monacoa race driver

    GERARD, Frederick Roberts "Bob" (1914-1990) British race car driver

    MAYS, Thomas Raymond (1899-1980) British race car driver

    NIXON, George, British race car driver

    PRINCE BIRA, Birabongse Bhanutej Bhanubandh (1914-1985) Thai race car driver

    VILLORESI, Luigi Villoresi (1909-1997) Italian race car driver

    Standing start, laps, English Racing Automobiles (ERA), ERA R9B, ERA R2A, Maserati 4CLT/48, driver thrown, crash footage, ERA R4B, airfield, spectators, Talbot-Lago T26C, champion ring
    Background: International auto racers battle in British Grand Prix

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1LNXY7Y3TXE0MLWE33PTN5LCO
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LNXY7Y3TXE0MLWE33PTN5LCO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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