KUM KARTING

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Places:

  • Aberdeen
  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Group 5 / Clansman Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: KUM KARTING

Reference number: 3108

Date: 1960c

Director: [d. Ronald Miller]

Production company: Clansman Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.30 mins

Description: Film of a race meeting at Fordoun Aerodrome which includes a heat of the British Kart Championship. There are shots of people racing around a go-kart track. There are also shots of the go-karts being made and fixed by a mechanic. During one of the races there is an accident when one of the karts topples over and the driver is injured, an ambulance is called and the driver is taken away.

Shotlist: Go-karts racing around a track (0.30) Two mechanics constructing a go-kart (1.06) A kart being repaired (1.57) Last year's champ with his kart (2.35) Race meeting at Fordoun Aerodrome (3.13) Last minute adjustments are made to the cars (3.41) Officials preparing for the race to start (4.04) The race, v/o describes the circuit (5.15) Relaxing between races (5.51) The eliminatory heats of the British Kart Championship (9.20) C/u the winner (9.25) The End (9.30)