• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed world championship stock car racing at Staines Stadium, June 19.

    As drives hurtled round?

  • Description

    Visnews filmed world championship stock car racing at Staines Stadium, June 19.

    As drives hurtled round the track there were mishaps and narrow escapes. Some 10,000 people were present to watch the thrills and spills - and enjoy some really reckless driving for a change. Luckily, there were no serious injuries. Drivers came from all over Britain to compete. Their average earnings for a night's racing is GBP25.

    The prize for the Grand Final of the Championship - GBP50 and a handsome silver rosebowl presented by Miss Diana Dorsi in person - want to Darkie Wright of London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QMIB3X5W8IRWTORB5BOTQA9D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QMIB3X5W8IRWTORB5BOTQA9D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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