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    No title. Speedway riders in training, Hackney, London.

    Various shots speedway riders coming past camera. M/S group of riders examining their motorcycles at Hackney Stadium. M/S ditto. C/U team captain Colin Pratt putting on helmet. M/S four riders, including Pratt, pushing bikes past camera. L/S tapes go up and they start race. Various shots riders going round track. Various C/Us two riders skidding through bend. L/S as two more riders start race, one almost turns right over. Various shots riders going around track in cloud of dust.

    The riders are from the East London Cinder Circuit team, they are training for start of speedway season.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56652
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2057.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:26:00 / 01:01:24:00
    Canister:
    68/23
    Sort Number:
    68/023
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Motorcycle Riders
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. MercMan W123 says

    Hackney Speedway, Waterden Road, Stratford, London E15.

    Undoubtedly, the greatest ever racing track to have graced the sport of Speedway.

    Long gone, but NEVER forgotten! :-(

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