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    Three drivers die in International Tourist Trophy race at Dundrod - Stirling Moss wins.

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    Dundrod, Northern Ireland.

    GV. Drivers racing to their cars for the start of the Ulster International Tourist Trophy Race. SV. Stirling Moss jumping into his Mercedes Benz No 10. He drives off, pan to cars racing away from start. GV. Mass of cars racing towards down the straight. BV. Cars racing. SV. Car No 23 racing towards camera followed by car No 9 and No 1 close behind. SV. Cars racing towards. Pan with car No 11. SV. Three cars racing down road towards camera. No 45 can be seen racing towards, the driver Dick Mainwaring. He was eventually killed in race. He goes out of picture. SCU. Group of Polish sailors watching. CU. The two cars flashing past camera round bend. LV. Pan, car No 38 rounding bend. LV. Pan, car No 5 rounding bend. GV. Cars roaring down the straight, past the grandstands and safety pit dug out in front of spectators. SCU. Pan, Mike Hawthorn in his Jaguar No 1 coming into the pits. CU. Mechanic at speed knocking off hub to change his wheel. SV. Mechanic filling in petrol. SV. Mechanic putting on another wheel. SV. Timekeepers watching. SBV. Mike Hawthorn driving away from pits at speed. Angle shot, CU. German Mercedes manager Alfred Neubauer looking rather anxious. SCU. Eight cars roaring past grandstands at speed. SV. Mechanics rushing around Stirling Moss's car to change wheel. SV. Mechanic taking off damaged tyre caused by throwing a tread, also showing damaged tyre done to wing of car. CU. Stirling Moss looking rather worried. CU. Damaged tyre laying on ground. Angle shot, CU. Mercedes manager checking time on his watch. SCU. Pan, Stirling Moss driving away from pits at speed. SV. Cars racing along towards camera while in the foreground the warning flag is being waved. SV. Two police looking at a wrecked car on the side of the bank, whilst cars continue to race along road. SV. Part of wrecked wheel and engine. CU. Complete engine laying on the grass. SV. Officials examining another completely wrecked car. CU. Mass of twisted metal after being burnt out (2 shots). LV. & SV. Pan, another completely burnt out car.

    SV. Towards and pan, Stirling Moss now in the lead. SV. Towards and pan, Mike Hawthorn racing down road (his car eventually skidded and he retired from race). GV. Cars racing down the straight past grandstands. SV. Pan, Mike Hawthorn walking past people at the pits. SV. Manager of the Mercedes having an argument with the Jaguar manager. LV. Stirling Moss racing over the finishing line, followed closely behind by Fangio in his Mercedes Benz No 9. The third is Von Trips, also in Mercedes. SCU. Pan, Stirling Moss driving past crowd. CU. Press photographers. SCU. Stirling Moss having the traditional laurel wreath put round his neck.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:53:00 / 01:12:38:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The race took place on 17 September 1955.

    "Stirling Moss jumping into his Mercedes Benz No 10" - it's a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR.

    "Car No 23" - it's a Triumph TR2.

    "followed by car No 9 and No 1" - these are another Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, and a Jaguar D-Type.

    "Pan with car No 11." - this another Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, driven by Wolfgang von Trips.

    "No 45 can be seen racing" - the car is an Elva Climax.

    "car No 38" - it's a Lotus Connaught Lea-Francis.

    "car No 38" - it's a Ferrari 750 Monza.

    "Stirling Moss having the traditional laurel wreath put round his neck." - pictured beside Moss, and also wearing a laurel wreath, is his co-driver, John Fitch.

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