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    Racing at Brands Hatch, and stock car racing at Hednesford.

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    Item title reads - Skills, thrills, spills.

    Brands Hatch and Hednesford.

    Brands Hatch, Kent. Various shots of Jackie Stewart coming to a stop in his car. M/S's John Surtees in his Lola 70. C/U Surtees. M/S Jim Clark in his Lotus. C/U Clark. M/S pan as the cars get away from the grid. M/S cars going past camera. M/S pan Surtees going past. M/S McLaren going past. M/S of the pit area. M/S Graham Hill sitting in his car in the pit. M/S Jim Clark's car off the track. M/S Clark and Colin Chapman walking past camera. Various shots Surtees speeding along. M/S as he is flagged home. M/S Surtees having laurels placed over his head.

    Hednesford, Staffordshire. Various shots of stock cars lined up before race. Various shots of the drivers. M/S as they set off. Various shots of the race. M/S Mini who has hit the bank, one of its wheels bounces away down the track. Various shots of the race. C/U pan car still racing with front wheel punctured. Various shots of the race, the cars bump into each other. C/U as Marshal waves finish flag. C/U of the winner Bill Kay as he takes his goggles off. M/S start of the figure eight race. Various shots of the race C/U pan small Hillman coming along, L/S as another car hits it directly in the side turning it over onto its side. L/S as the driver climbs out of the Hillman and walks away.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:57:00 / 01:22:56:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The race at Brands Hatch is The Guards International Trophy. It took place on 30 August 1965.

    "Jackie Stewart coming to a stop in his car" - the car is a Lola T-70.

    "John Surtees in his Lola 70" should read Lola T-70.

    "Jim Clark in his Lotus" - it's a Lotus 40 Ford.

    "McLaren going past." - his car is a McLaren Elva Oldsmobile.

    The footage currently given the location of Hednesford is taking place at the Hednesford Hills Raceway.

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