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  • Short Summary

    Mike Hawthorn crowned champion at the first Morocco Grand Prix

  • Description

    Ain Diab Circuit, Morocco

    Race in progress, start of race. LS. CU. King Mohammed and party seated in stand. Panning shot of crowd. Two shots race in progress. GV. Pits. High angle shot panning with cars along the straight to r. hand bend. CU. Drawing of racing car, artist sketching race. GV. Cars cornering, taken through straw bales. Various shots of race in progress. GV. Cars passing. GV. Winner passing line, Stirling Moss in Vanwall No.8. Various shots, Hawthorn, Stirling Moss and King Mohammed V. (F.G.)

    Note: Recently-independent Morocco established its own international identity and applied for a World Championship race on the Ain Diab circuit, a very fast road circuit near Casablanca. Moss's victory was not enough to win him the World title but England celebrated Mike Hawthorn becoming its first World Champion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2916.05
    Media URN:
    84155
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:09:00 / 01:22:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3148 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Event was held on October 19 1958.

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