• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed world championship stock car racing at Staines Stadium, June 19.

    As drives hurtled round?

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN Cars in pits
    0.05

    2.
    CU PAN From engine to driver
    0.10

    3.
    CU Comic face on car
    0.12

    4.
    CU Name on car
    0.13

    5.
    SCU Driver puts crash helmet on
    0.13

    6.
    LV Start of race
    0.27

    7.
    LV Cars around track
    0.32

    8.
    SV PAN ALONG TRACK 2 Cars locked in combat
    0.38

    9.
    SV Overturned car on the side of track, first-aid men run to help driver out
    0.47

    10.
    SCU Driver helped out of overturned car
    0.54

    11.
    SV Crowd
    0.56

    12.
    LV PAN 2 cars around track
    1.1

    13.
    SV Cars towards around track
    1.6

    14.
    LV PAN Cars
    1.11

    15.
    SV Overturned car
    1.15

    16.
    CU Spectators
    1.16

    17.
    CU PAN Car spun round PAN to back of cars
    1.25

    18.
    SV Official with chequered flag
    1.28

    19.
    BV Cars racing to finish
    1.34

    20.
    CU Crowd watching
    1.36

    21.
    SV Diana Dors presents prize to Darkie Wright
    1.42

    22.
    CU Cup
    1.48

    23.
    SV Diana Dors receiving cup presented by Staines Stadium
    1.54



    Initials BA/JWH/BA


    SPORT: CAR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews filmed world championship stock car racing at Staines Stadium, June 19.

    As drives hurtled round the track there were mishaps and narrow escapes. Some 10,000 people were present to watch the thrills and spills - and enjoy some really reckless driving for a change. Luckily, there were no serious injuries. Drivers came from all over Britain to compete. Their average earnings for a night's racing is GBP25.

    The prize for the Grand Final of the Championship - GBP50 and a handsome silver rosebowl presented by Miss Diana Dorsi in person - want to Darkie Wright of London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QMIB3X5W8IRWTORB5BOTQA9D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QMIB3X5W8IRWTORB5BOTQA9D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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