PNW Racing Films Available Online - WOS#4265

PNW Racing Films Available Online - WOS#4265

 

New digital videos from the Archive are now available online including the first Rose Cup Races, the first time Indy car CART racing came to PIR in 1984, and the 1963 Portland Grand Prix as well as clips of 1950s-1980s jalopy, stock, motorcycles and sidecar racing, and film of Barney Oldfield. Enjoy!

For more racing films from our collection, visit https://vimeo.com/worldofspeed.

 

 

PART 1

Title: PNW Racing Films DVD Suite, Part 1: 1963 Portland Grand Prix; 1930s Barney Oldfield in Vancouver; 1984 Rose Festival and first PIR Indy CART race

Type: Digital Video

Subtype: Event

WOS ID#: 2018.08.00004265

Description: Three film segments included in single digital file received on DVD (along with two other film groupings) and converted to mp4. Segments include: 1st, 1963 Portland Grand Prix at Delta Park with "Ms. Grand Prix" and driver L.E. Petery (04:43); 2nd: Barney Oldfield segment starts with Portland police with bootleg whisky in 1930s (VHS reader partially covers date on film) and includes Oldfield doing 90mph on Vancouver dirt track and loosing a wheel doing 65mph (01:10); and 3rd, "A New Era" covering the 1984 Rose festival including Monte Shelton winning the Rose Cup and the first Indy CART races at Portland International Raceway with footage of winner Unser Jr., Andretti, and others. Part of PNW Racing Films DVD Suite #4265 digitized film collection.

Date: 1963, 1984

Period: 1930s, 1960s, 1980s

Size: 00:15:55

File Title: VTS_01_1_(ALLConverter_1).mp4

Donor: Mike Bell

Original file name: VTS_01_1_

PART 2

Title: PNW Racing Films DVD Suite, Part 2: Jalopies, Stock Cars, Motorcycles, Sidecar Racing

Type: Digital Video

Subtype: Event

WOS ID#: 2018.08.00004265

Description: Two film segments included in single digital file received on DVD (along with two other film groupings) and converted to mp4. Segments include: 1st, 1950s jalopy and stock racing clips (15:35); 2nd, motorcycle road racing and side car racing clips, possibly at PIR during the 1980s. Part of PNW Racing Films DVD Suite #4265 digitized film collection.

Date:

Period: 1950s, 1980s

Size: 00:21:40

File Title: VTS_02_1_(ALLConverter_1).mp4

Donor: Mike Bell

Original file name: VTS_02_1_

PART 3

Title: PNW Racing Films DVD Suite, Part 3: First Rose Cup Race at Delta Park, now Portland International Raceway, 1961

Type: Digital Video

Subtype: Event

WOS ID#: 2018.08.00004265

Description: Film segments included in single digital file received on DVD (along with two other film groupings) and converted to mp4. Segments include: filming of race from multiple turns, driver view, spectators, signs and program, unloading, pit, awards, checkered flag, and winner Jerry Grant. Part of PNW Racing Films DVD Suite #4265 digitized film collection.

Date: 1961

Period: 1969s

Size: 00:30:12

File Title: VTS_03_1_(ALLConverter_1).mp4

Donor: Mike Bell

Original file name: VTS_03_1_

 

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