• Short Summary

    Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Championship and the Goodwood TT won by Innes Ireland.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SURREY - SPEED'S IN THE AIR".

    Kenley RAF station, Surrey.

    Various shots of competitors in the World Championship for Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft preparing their planes for the contest and of different types of model aircraft on the ground. A Japanese competitor works his control box to get his plane off the ground; camera pans with the plane as it flies through the air. Small boy spectator looks through binoculars. C/U of radio control unit (remote control box) in competitor's hands. Another aircraft in flight dives towards the ground then swoops up again. Another model comes through the air towards the camera and makes a crash landing.

    Intertitle reads: "GOODWOOD" (West Sussex).

    General view of drivers and mechanics gathered round cars lined up for the start of the 27th RAC Tourist Trophy at Goodwood (Goodwood TT). Driver Graham Hill talks to mechanic; Innes Ireland jokes with a woman. View of spectators in the stand. Starting flag is dropped and drivers run to their cars. John Surtees jumps into his Ferrari No 6. The cars start off in the race; pan with Roy Salvadori's E-type Jaguar. Mechanics in the pits. Several shots of the race. Ireland leads, followed by John Surtees. Cars coming through the chicane. Two cars collide coming out of the chicane; pan to No 41, JH Gaston's Austin Healey Sprite which has spun round and is going backwards. Mechanics strain their necks to see. Shots of Jim Clark's Aston Martin Zagato and Surtees' Ferrari crashed at the side of the track. Surtees and Clark walk back to the pits. Ireland is in the lead and crosses the finishing line. Crowd cheers. Ireland gets out of his car and is congratulated by friends. C/U of Ireland drinking from a cup.

    Notes and programme on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1729.05
    Media URN:
    53659
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:23:26:00
    Canister:
    62/68

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Tourist Trophy race was held on 18 August 1962.

    "John Surtees jumps into his Ferrari No 6" - it's a Ferrari 250 GTO.

    Car No. 15 seen at 01:20 is a Ferrari 250 GT SWB

    At 01:28, Car No. 8 is David Piper in another Ferrari 250 GTO.

    At 01:30, Car No. 20 is Ben Pon in a Porsche 356 Abarth.

    At 01:33, No. 29 is a Lotus Elite Mk 14.

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