Film: 3009

Sport | 1960 | Sound | Colour

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Monte Carlo, France. Rod Walker drives for Lotus preparing to do battle against Porsches and the new 1961 Ferraris.

The drivers including Graham Hill receive their briefing before this the first round of the 1961 World Championship, the Monaco Grand Prix. Spectators gather around the circuit. Monte Carlo Casino. The race starts this year limited to one and half litre cars. Stirling Moss and Jim Clark both take part in this race. Casino bend. On lap thirteen of the ninety - nine lap race Stirling Moss goes into the lead. Cars negotiate staion owner as the race progresses. Three drivers retire from the race. Ferrari continue to dominate the race. Stirling Moss wins the race and collects the trophy. Grand Prix at Nuremburg Ring 1961. Spectators watch the start of the race. Again Moss dominates the race. Graham Hill looks on unhappily from the pits after his retiral on the first lap. Stirling Moss wins again.
Standard film detailing the 1961 World Motor Racing Championship with distinct newsreel feel.


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