• Short Summary

    THE SKILLS OF SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST RENOWNED RACING CAR DESIGNERS AND ENGINEERS ARE GOING ON SHOW IN LONDON DURING THE NEXT WEEK IN THE SEVENTH ANNUAL RACING CAR SHOW AT THE OLYMPIA EXHIBITION HALL.

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    THE SKILLS OF SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST RENOWNED RACING CAR DESIGNERS AND ENGINEERS ARE GOING ON SHOW IN LONDON DURING THE NEXT WEEK IN THE SEVENTH ANNUAL RACING CAR SHOW AT THE OLYMPIA EXHIBITION HALL.

    THE RACING CAR SHOW, THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE EXHIBITION OF ITS TYPE OF BRITAIN, HAS THIS YEAR ATTRACTED ENTRIES FROM SEVENTY-FIVE COMPANIES DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE DESIGN, MANUFACTURE AND TRACE PERFORMANCE OF RACING CARS.

    INTEREST IN THIS YEAR'S EXHIBITION IS CENTRED ON ENGINES AND CARS PRODUCED UNDER THE NEW INTERNATIONAL FORMULA ONE REGULATIONS. UNDER THE NEW REGULATIONS FORMULA ONE CARS WILL STEP UP THEIR POWER. CARS OF UP TO THREE LITRES UNSUPERCHARGED AND ONE AND A HALF LITRES SUPERCHARGED WILL BE ABLE TO RACE IN FORMULA ONE CLASS EVENTS.

    IN RECENT YEARS THERE HAS BEEN A GROWING TENDENCY FOR FAMOUS NAMES IN MOTOR RACING TO UNITE TO PRODUCE BETTER CARS. THIS YEAR SEES THE PRODUCTION OF THE COOPER-MASERATI FORMULA ONE; THE McLAREN-ELVA, A V8 SPORTS-RACER; AND, THE FORD-ALLARD, A DRAG-RACER.

    ONE OF THE NOVELTY CARS ON DISPLAY IS THE NEW 247c.c. JW4, CAPABLE OF MORE THAN 110 MILES AN HOUR (177 KM.P.H.).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XRP53INGCDYX6864SKFYBTME
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XRP53INGCDYX6864SKFYBTME
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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