Motorcycle speed racing on the Isle of Man.
Isle of Man.
Title: "The PETROL DERBY. Remarkable speed - as much as 100 miles an hour! in contests for Tourist Trophy".
M/S of a row of motorcyclists waiting by their bikes, a man with a stop watch signals and one of the motorcyclists races off down the road. L/S of a long country road, a crowd of spectators wait by one side, two motorcyclist race towards and then past the camera.
M/S of two motorcyclists come around a tight corner passing the camera. M/S of a motorcyclist coming down a steeply sloping, winding road, passing more spectators. M/S of a motorcyclist racing past cheering crowds in a spectator stand. C/U of men crowding round the winning motorcyclist who sits on his bike, they shake his hand and pat his back.
Intertitle: "thrills in the side car race".
M/S of a motorbike and side car coming down a winding road on a steep hill passing crowds of spectators. High angled shot of two bikes with side cars coming around a sharp corner, the crowds cheer. M/S of a bike and side car coming over a bridge. C/U of a bike and side car coming around a very sharp corner. High angled L/S of a bike and side car going around a corner and up a hill.
High angled shot of a fleet of motorcyclists wheeling their bikes towards the starting line. M/S of the motorcyclists lining up at the start of the race. M/S of motorcyclists wheeling past a race official who makes notes in a book.
Various shots of motorcyclists racing around the crowd lined country lanes of the island - similar to shots earlier in the story. M/S of a bike stopping by spectator stands for a petrol top up. C/U of a young man sitting astride a motorbike, several spectators shake his hand.
C/U of a motorcyclist sitting on his bike smiling at the camera.