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    Stock car racing at Silverstone, with St John Horsfall dying in a crash

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    SLATE INFORMATION: International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone

    ENGLAND: Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire: Silverstone Circuit:
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    BIRA, Prince (Prince Birabongse of Siam) Driving a Maserati during the Daily Express International trophy race at Silverstone


    CRASHES (MOTOR) St John Horsfall crashes during Daily Express Trophy Race at Silverstone and is killed. Car turns over


    "DAILY EXPRESS" Daily Express International Trophy Race at Silverstone


    MOTOR RACING Daily Express International Trophy meeting at Silverstone. Race for stock model cars - first of it kind in Britain - won by Jaguar drove by Leslie Johnson at 82.8 miles an hour. Trophy Race won by Ascari of Italy at 89.5 miles an hour. Shots of Prince Bira in Maserati and Richardson of Gt. Britain while St John Horsfall killed when car overturns. Ascari being presented with trophy.


    SILVERSTONE - MOTOR RACING COURSE Daily Express Trophy races. Stock car race won by Leslie Johnson at 82.8 miles an hour in a Jaguar. Trophy race won by Ascari of Italy at 89.5 driving a Ferrari. St John Harsfall crashes and is killed when car overturns. Shot of Prince Bira driving a Maserati. Trophy presented to Ascari who nearly drops it


    Sport; Motor Racing

    vehicles, racing cars, racetrack, stock car racing, drivers, driving, Jaguar, British Racing Drivers Club, BRDC, Grand Prix, Alberto Ascari
    Background: Stock car racing at Silverstone, with St John Horsfall dying in a crash

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    Film ID:
    VLVAIDT8BNLFWGQXWH0E1C0HWIM1
    Media URN:
    VLVAIDT8BNLFWGQXWH0E1C0HWIM1
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:36:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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