• Short Summary

    Ascari in Ferrari wins at 6th British Grand Prix.

  • Description

    Silverstone, England.

    GV. Start of 6th British Grand Prix Motor race (first 7' super). Cars race - towards, CU. Pan, car No 5, Ascari, takes lead from start. SV. Pan, car No 23 driven by Juan Fangio, overtaking another car as he chases after Ascari. GV. Massed cars parked and crowd. CU. Pan, car No 8 driven by Hawthorn about to take corner. LV. Mike Hawthorn skids on to grass verge, turns round, crashes small fence in control of car again. He drives on to track again and races away. SV. Pan, Hawthorn drives up to another competitor. Drives level and chat then he races away. Pan to BV. up to Becketts Corner. SV. Hit attendants under brolly SV. Pan, Ascari speeding through rain. SV. Ascari crosses line CU. Ascari in Ferrari.

    (Orig. Berlin E. Silverstone D.) (Lav.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:38:00 / 01:06:39:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Ascari" is Alberto Ascari.

    "Juan Fangio" was known as Juan Manuel Fangio, despite the commentator using the shortened version.

    "Ascari in car" - its a Ferrari.

  2. jamied says

    Event was held on 18 July 1953.

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment