• Short Summary

    Shots of the race in progress and Graham Hill in laurels at the end.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - some dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Mexican newsreel item. Title reads: "VII-Gran Premio Cd. De Mexico".

    Mexico.

    VS General pit activity at the Autodrome of the Magdalena Mixhuca, before start of the VII Mexican Grand Prix which will decide the 1968 driver's championships. VS Race in progress, (no start), on the fast circuit, with speeds around 167 Km per hour. There are no incidents. LS The chequered flag is waved as British racing driver Graham Hill crosses the line. LS Crowd applaud wildly. MS Winner, Graham Hill, with laurel round his neck amongst large crowd. This win also makes him 1968 World Champion.

    Note: Date on original record: 11/11/1968. Spanish commentary. Contemporary record states Hill's main rival in this race was Jackie Stewart.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3265.06
    Media URN:
    90829
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:14:00 / 01:22:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 4398 C

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