• Short Summary

    Jack Brabham wins British Grand Prix in Cooper Climax.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Brabham wins Grand Prix".

    Aintree, Merseyside.

    Panning shot massed crowds in the grandstands, the cars on the track and in the pits before the start of the race. M/S racing driver Stirling Moss standing beside his BRM talking to mechanics in the pits. C/U mechanics fitting plugs to BRM engine. C/U driver Jack Brabham fixing his helmet, camera pans down with him as he sits in the driving seat of his Cooper Climax. Brabham seated in his car. Driver Tony Brooks seated in his Vanwall. C/U driver Roy Salvadori fixing his helmet and seated in his Aston Martin as it is pushed onto the track.

    Spectators watching. The starter drops the flag, camera pans to cars. On the front row of the starting grid are Brabham No. 12. Cooper Climax, Salvadori No. 2. Aston Martin and Schell No. 8. BRM. Brabham shoots straight out into the lead. Various shots of race. M/S Moss's BRM in the pits, mechanics jacking it up to change the wheels. C/U Moss taking a drink. C/U Moss's wife Katie Moss looking on anxiously. Mechanics push Moss's car out onto the track. More shots race.

    G/V Brabham is flagged home the winner. L/S Brabham's car rolling to a stop and people gather round to congratulate him. C/U Brabham standing up in his car and having a drink. C/U girl spectators. C/U Mrs Topham placing garland round Brabham's neck. Brabham receiving the trophy. C/U Brabham with the trophy for British Grand Prix.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.27
    Media URN:
    51319
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:04:00 / 01:35:34:00
    Canister:
    59/59

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