Synopsis:A short film documenting the National Drag Racing Championships 1973. With interview and commentary from the event participants. It features a lot of footage of different runs from every category of drag racing.
Shotlist:A Castrol Film. National Drag Racing Club Silverstone 1973.
00:01:09 START. Various shots of different drag racing cars and of the people in the crowds (mainly pretty girls) set to music by Bob Dylan.
00:04:26 I/V with drag racers talking about their cars cutaways with shots of the car in action (one is a Top Fuel car one is a normal GT, another is a GT Tiger). One I/V is with a driver sitting in the car.
00:07:41 High angle shot of team having an argument and having to push the car.
00:08:18 I/V with a racer before engines.
00:08:28 Shot from behind drag car driver facing backwards during a run with a parachute coming out with drivers commentary.
00:10:07 Various shots of team signs and logos in a montage to guitar music also includes CUs of parts of the cars like engines and exhausts, and cars on the move plus some of spectators.
00:11:49 Various shots of drag races with on-site commentary so sound is not always that clear.
Licensing Restrictions:Please note that this film may include footage and/or music sourced from multiple rights holders. For information on re-use of content in a new production, please contact BPVL@bp.com