• Short Summary

    The first jet turbine car to race in Formula One made its debut in Britain on Friday (March 19) at the hilly, twisting Brands Hatch circuit in Kent.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Car being uncovered
    0.05

    2.
    CU Name "Lotus" on car nose ZOOM OUT TO GV car
    0.10

    3.
    MV Jet engine in rear of car
    0.13

    4.
    CU Fittipaldi at wheel of car TILT TO Colin Chapman
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    5.
    GV Fittipaldi & Chapman with car
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    6.
    GV Pits at Brands Hatch - SOUND STARTS
    0.29

    7.
    MV Jet car pulls into pit
    0.32

    8.
    CU Car nose TILT UP TO mechanic working on car
    0.42

    9.
    GV & TV Car out of pits & along track (2 shots)
    0.51

    10.
    MV Car past camera in rain (2 shots)
    1.01

    11.
    GV Car towards camera over finish line & past
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    Initials SGM/0048 SGM/0150



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first jet turbine car to race in Formula One made its debut in Britain on Friday (March 19) at the hilly, twisting Brands Hatch circuit in Kent. The car, a Lotus 56B, which has been raced in secret trials at another British circuit, Snetterton, is driven by Brazilian Emerson Fittipaldi. Friday's run was in practice sessions for Sunday's (March 21) Race of Champions. Visnews was at Brands Hatch to film this historic event in motor racing history.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2AXWX06A7FQL70NTYRQPMAJR
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2AXWX06A7FQL70NTYRQPMAJR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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