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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of racing driver Kaye Don in action at Brooklands racetrack.

  • Description

    Kaye Don at Brooklands, Surrey.

    Various shots of cars racing around track. Good shots; including some CUs; of team of mechanics working on car at pit stop; in one; they're working on the engine; in another; changing tires (actually entire wheels). CUs driver - Kaye Don? - in his car called 'The Cub'. More of working on car. Nice shots panning on the racing car speeding along on the sloped track.

    Automobiles; races.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2412.10
    Media URN:
    76519
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:24:00 / 01:37:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 327 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range, the car seen here, known as the Cub, (Reg. No. DA 8667), wasn't built until 1924. Kaye Don didn't start driving it until 1925.

    It's likely that what we're seeing here is Kaye Don attempting or setting one of the many driving records that he set between 1928 and 1930. However for safety's sake a date range of 1925-1930 is more certain.

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