• Short Summary

    Raymond Mays wins the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in his racing car. Worcestershire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Shelsley Walsh.

    RAYMOND MAYS - MOTOR RACING DRIVER, makes fastest time at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. Near Worcester, Worcestershire.

    L/S of people at the race. M/S as a woman driver sets off. Various shots as the drivers begin the race. People watch as Raymond Mays speeds around the course. Various shots of the race. People cheer as Raymond wins. M/S of him sat in his car after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    979.59
    Media URN:
    17907
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:18:00 / 01:53:10:00
    Canister:
    38/73

Comments (2)

  1. roycousins says

    10th September 1938 - Raymond Mays is driving his 2-litre ERA R4D and lowers the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb record to 37.86 seconds.

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  2. MAC Archivist says

    Cars and drivers seen:-

    No. 40, R.J.T.Marston, Bugatti Type 35C, best time 45.58 seconds
    No. 49, Mrs Sheila Darbishire leaves the line in Bugatti (Type 35B?), but failed her run
    No. 30, Raymond Mays, 2 litre ERA, setting new hill record of 37.86 secs
    No. 2, Charlie Dodson, Works twin-cam Austin 7 racer entered by Lord Austin, 42.10 secs
    No. 43, H.Souter, 1900 cc Bugatti, 45.73 secs
    No. 3, Bert Hadley, Works twin-cam Austin 7 racer entered by Lord Austin, 40.05 secs
    No. 11, Joe Fry's "Freikaiserwagen" special, 42.86 secs
    No. 15, H.D.Carlmark's 'Carlmark Special', 46.99 secs

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