• Short Summary

    Racing driver Tony Lafranchi breaks lap record at Brands Hatch in formula 5,000 car.

  • Description

    No titles. Lanfranchi in Formula 5,000 breaks lap record.

    Brands Hatch, Kent.

    Racing car moves up to grid - No. 58, driver Tony Lanfranchi in new formula 5,000 cc Lola. C/U of engine of Lola. Side view of car No. 57, having last minute check made before race; mechanic looks at the engine. M/S of car No. 45 on grid. Side view of Tony Lanfranchi in No. 58 on grid, pan down to number on car. General view pan start of race.

    Several shots as cars go round track and race past grandstand. M/S of Tony Lanfranchi going past camera. M/S of spectators looking. M/S of Lanfranchi coming in as winner, breaking the lap record with a time of 49.2 seconds. Man places garland round Lanfranchi's neck while he is still sitting in the car. M/S of Lanfranchi in car with garland round his neck.

    (See story 'Running Race' in same issue for Lafranchi, other drivers, mechanics and marshals in running race around the track.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2091.02
    Media URN:
    57072
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:16:00 / 01:02:58:00
    Canister:
    69/8

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