• Short Summary

    Freddie Dixon wins Tourist Trophy road race in Northern Ireland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RAC Tourist Trophy - International race at Belfast".

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Various shots of motor car road racing around Ards Circuit, Belfast. Cars seen racing include Bugattis and Baby Singers. Large crowds watch from road sides. According to narrator these races have useful purpose - helping manufacturers to produce efficient cars for man on the street. M/S of winning Bugatti passing checked flag. C/U of winning driver, Freddie Dixon, with laurel wreath around his neck.

    Amendment Jan 2011: The winner of the race is apparently driving a Riley TT Sprite, not a Bugatti.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    839.45
    Media URN:
    12334
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:01:00 / 01:47:26:00
    Canister:
    35/72

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    The RAC Tourist Trophy at Ards, County Down, Northern Ireland on 7th September 1935.

    Won by No.10 Freddie Dixon in his Riley TT Sprite.

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