• Short Summary

    Various shots of Formula Libre motor car racing from Brands Hatch, Kent.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - Colour material.

    (Material looks like a telerecording)

    Brands Hatch, Kent.

    Various shots of Formula Libre motor car racing. Shots of cars on starting gird. Several cars crash right at the start. The race is red flagged shortly after the start. VS of damaged cars. The remains of the grid re-forms. Spills on the track are covered over. Damaged cars are dragged away. Cars prepare on the grid. VS cars racing around the circuit. The Grid forms up again. Racing gets underway again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:18:15:00
    UN 4681 B

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "Formula Libra" in the title and body text should read Formula Libre.

    Libre was a special motorsport formula that enabled cars of various makes and ages of cars to compete together in the same race.

  2. jamied says

    Car 66, heavily featured from around the 0:21 mark, is piloted by the ex-F1 driver David Purley, driving for "Team Harper".

  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks for pointing this out.

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