• Short Summary

    Motor racing returns to Gransden Lodge Aerodrome - first race after the War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Car Racing Comes Back At Cambridge".

    Gransden Lodge Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire.

    Motor racing comes back to Cambridge.

    LS General view of the start of race.

    Various shots motorcars racing round the track in the 20 lap trophy race.

    CU Sheila Derbyshire, in No 16, sportscar, passing the camera.

    MS the winner, Roger (possibly Dennis) Poore in an Alfa Romeo being flagged in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1189.04
    Media URN:
    41396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:52:00 / 01:06:55:00
    Canister:
    47/57

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race seen here was notable for being Britain's first post-war road-race. It was held over a distance of 44 miles.

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