• Short Summary

    On September 5, 1936, in wet conditions, local driver Jack Chambers lost control of his Riley beneath the railway bridge coming into Newtownards, and crashed into the crowd killing eight spectators and injuring forty others.

  • Description

    On September 5, 1936, in wet conditions, local driver Jack Chambers lost control of his Riley beneath the railway bridge coming into Newtownards, and crashed into the crowd killing eight spectators and injuring forty others. This tragedy brought an end to nine years of racing over the Ards road circuit. The race was ultimately won by Freddie Dixon and Charlie Dobson

    RAC Tourist Trophy race.

    P5383

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAJKX2CPU0YYK1UY1BYUACKOPN
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJKX2CPU0YYK1UY1BYUACKOPN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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