- TITLE: Drag on a Summers' Day
- RELEASE DATE: 01/07/1973
- 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.
- BP ASSET ID: 803437
- VIEWING RESTRICTIONS: Public
- 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
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: None
- COLOUR: Colour
- ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES: None
- FORMAT: BetaSP_Small
- 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. 00:18:35 END.