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  • Short Summary

    Racing driver Caraccioli sets a speed record at Avus Motor Racing Circuit, Berlin, Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Caraccioli's New Record. Amazing performance on Avus track".

    Avus Motor Racing Circuit, Berlin, Germany.

    Caraccioli's car gets a push start in the pit lane. VS of the racing car speeding around the track to set speed records.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2731.09
    Media URN:
    80442
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:34:00 / 01:38:26:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 33

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    Mercedes-Benz record breaking at the AVUS (Automobil Verkehrs und Übungsstraße (Automobile traffic and training road) in early December 1934.

    Rudolf Caracciola in the Mercedes-Benz W25 "Rennlimousine", interspersed with footage of Ernst Henne driving an open W25 with some aerodynamic "tweaks."

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