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  • Short Summary

    Motor race for Sebring Trophy in USA.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Motor race for Sebring Trophy, United States of America (USA).

    CU Tony Brook climbing into Ferrari. LS No. 2 Tony Brooks seated in car. CU car No. 7. Various shots of cameramen taking pictures. LS crowd watching from steps. Various shots of race in progress. MS men seated in grass, pan to cars racing past. Various shots of race in progress.

    Date on dope sheet is 16/12/1959.

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    Film ID:
    2758.11
    Media URN:
    81273
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:57:00 / 01:28:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 3289 E

Comments (1)

  1. roycousins says

    This is the United States Grand Prix at Sebring (Florida) on 12th December 1959, the final round of the 1959 season.

    00:02 - Tony Brooks in a Ferrari Dino 246 (No.2) will finish third.
    00:09 - No.7 is Stirling Moss’ Cooper Climax. He will retire on lap 5.
    00:27 - Jack Brabham (with John Cooper in a straw hat) in a Cooper T51 (No.8) will run out of fuel on the last lap, but he pushed it across the line to finish fouth. In doing so he won the first of his three world championships.
    01:24 – No.4 is the Ferrari Dino 246 of Wolfgang von Trips.
    01:29 – No.8 is the Cooper T51 of Jack Brabham.
    01:39 – No.1 is the Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser of Rodger Ward.
    01:46 – No.6 is the Cooper-Climax of Maurice Trintignant, who will finish second, followed by No.17 Porsche of Harry Blanchard.
    The race was won by Bruce McLaren in a Cooper T51 (No.9).

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