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  • Short Summary

    Motor racing drivers prepare for a race at Silverstone.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

    Good shots of racing driver Graham Hill watching mechanics make final adjustments to his Lotus Ford and making his way to the start. CU Jackie Ickx with his team round his Ferrari before the race. Various shots BRM Team mechanics preparing the cars of Piers Courage and Mike Spence. Good CU of Mike Spence. CU Denny Hulme about to enter his car on grid. CU Jo Siffert seated in his car. CU Pedro Rodriguez.

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 27/04/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3234.09
    Media URN:
    90360
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:12:00 / 01:24:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 4348 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    What we are seeing here are preparations for the BRDC "Daily Express" International Trophy. The race was held on 25 April 1968.

    "Jackie Ickx" should read Jacky Ickx.

    As Graham Hill speaks at 00:33, the man in the flat cap is Lotus team boss Colin Chapman.

    Perhaps the name of the race could replace the current rather non-descriptive title of this clip?

  2. jamied says

    This footage is offcuts for clip 2057.13.

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