• Short Summary

    Various teams and drivers prepare cars for race including Stewart, Hulme & Seiffert.

  • Description

    Brands Hatch.

    People with stop watches and pads sitting above them 'Lotus-Ford'. In the pit mechanics bend over car. CU red-faced driver of Cooper Car, Robin Widdows. Car leaves the pit. Brands Hatch race track. CU girl with a stop watch. Driver signs autograph. Rodriguez drives off. Adverts for Lucas. Car with Jackie Stewart along the side. Denny Hulme drives. Various shots of cars racing around track. Jo Siffert car drives past. LS winning driver waves wearing wreath and holding cup from balcony.

    Amendment May 2012: Also featured - Graham Hill and Colin Chapman.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3268.16
    Media URN:
    90882
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:36:00 / 01:57:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 4426 C

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This film shows the 1968 British Grand Prix, not 1969 as the title suggests. Race was held on July 21 1968.

    Man at 00:05 in red jacket is Lotus boss Colin Chapman.

    "R Widdows" is Robin Widdows.

    Driver of car 10 seen standing in car at 01:23 is Jo Siffert, (not "J Seiffert" as later mentioned in shots list).

    At 01:27, Graham Hill is featured.

    "Car with J Stewart along the side" that's Jackie Stewart.

    "D Hulme" is Denny Hulme.

    "LS winning driver" - that again is Jo Siffert.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. That's some really helpful additional information that we've been able to incorporate into the description.

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