Brands Hatch Beat (1964)

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Synopsis

A tour of Brands Hatch - the first time that the European Grand Prix was held in Britain on 11/7/1964. Footage of the construction of the new stands and terraces. Chris Barber sitting at a piano in the Brands Hatch café to compose music to capture the excitement of motor racing. Spectators arriving. Touring car race - Jackie Stewart is mentioned as `the find of the year'. Whitmore (1st), Sears (2nd?), Jackie Stewart (3rd). Footage of John Surtees, Jim Clark, Jack Brabham, Bruce MacLaren, Mike Spence, L. Baudini, Phil Hill, Trevor Taylor, J. Pannier, Dan Gurney. Aerial view of Brands Hatch - drivers on grid; aerial view of the start; pitstop for Gurney; Clark, Hill, Surtees and Brabham racing and getting out of their cars.

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