• Short Summary

    Racing driver Mike Spence wins the "Race of Champions" at Brands Hatch.

  • Description

    Title reads: "RACE OF CHAMPIONS".

    Brands Hatch, Kent.

    Various shots racing cars lined up on starting grid. C/U driver Jim Clark. C/U driver Graham Hill. Panning shot start of first half of race. Various shots of race, Jim Clark is in the lead. Panning shot Ferrari driven by John Surtees. Clark crosses finish line to win first half of race.

    Panning shot crashed Mini Cooper being towed away. L/S Bill McGovern crashing into banking during the "Ilford Films Trophy Race". The driver is helped from car which is laying on its roof.

    M/S line-up for second half of big race. In front positions are Jim Clark, Dan Gurney and Mike Spence. Gurney drives a Brabham, the other two are team Lotus. Various shots second half of race. John Taylor spins off track and then drives back onto it. More shots race. A Cooper, driven by Jochen Rindt, spins to side of track, he drives back into the race. M/S Jim Clark's smashed Lotus laying by the track. C/U Jim Clark talking with friends. Panning shot Mike Spence racing. L/S Spence winning. C/U Spence in car talking with Clark.

    Note: further information about race and drivers on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1802.25
    Media URN:
    55409
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:26:00 / 01:41:14:00
    Canister:
    65/23

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The even took place on 13 March 1965.

    "Mini Cooper crashing into banking" - its the Number 61 car, driven by Bill McGovern.

    "J Taylor" was John Taylor.

    "J Rindt" is Jochen Rindt.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for providing those first names.

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