• Short Summary

    The Indi 500 motor race is won by Wilbur Shaw.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Indianapolis Car Race".

    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America (USA).

    VS of motorcars racing around the Indianapolis circuit for the annual speed event over 500 miles, the race is won by Wilbur Shaw who also won the event in 1937 & 1939 and becomes the biggest money winner in the history of American car racing. There are no crashes in the race and Shaw wins from Raymond Mays who was two miles down on him at the finish. Shaw drives his car into the pits at the end the race.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.14
    Media URN:
    20920
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:17:01:00
    Canister:
    40/52 (Dublin)

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