• Short Summary

    Motor racing at Silverstone - the RAC Grand Prix is won by Ascari.

  • Description

    Alberto Ascari wins fifth R.A.C. Grand Prix.

    Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

    GV. motor racing cars on grid. SV. Prince Bira seated in car. CU. Reg Parnell. SV. Alberto Ascari. CU. Farina. SCU. Taruffi. LV. Crowd. LV. E levated, pan to back view, start of race. LV. Pan cars racing after start. SV. people looking on. SV. Pan Ascari leading field. SV. No. 16 Farina closely followed by Taruffi, Taruffi overtakes. LV. No. 4 Downing in a Connaught. SV. Towards cars rounding corner. SV. No. 33 Schell in car racing. LV. No. 2, Stirling Moss leading Collins into bend. MV.SV. Ascari well ahead of field. SV. Pan cars racing past. CU. Cars flashing past camera. LV. Towards Ascari passing line. SV. Back view, Ascari going into pits. CU. Goldie Gardner watching presentation. SV. Pan Ascari walks up to Max Aitken (son of Lord Beaverbrook) to receive trophy. SV. Aitken presenting trophy and Laurel Wreath to Ascari. SV. People applauding. CU. Ascari with cup.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "K")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    20.27
    Media URN:
    27212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:03:00 / 01:46:13:00
    Canister:
    52/60

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race was held on 19 July 1952.

    "Farina" is Nino Farina.

    "Taruffi" is Piero Taruffi.

    "Downing" is Ken Downing.

    "Schell" is Harry Schell.

    "Collins" is Peter Collins.

    More footage can be found in clip 20.37.

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