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Prince Charles Meets Disabled Drivers

Silverstone Circuit, home of British Motor Sports host an event for disabled drivers, with Prince Charles taking a turn on the assault course.

News 1981 3 mins Not rated


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The year is 1981 – the International Year of Disabled Persons, and Anglia TV cover events at Silverstone Race Course, where a competition for disabled drivers takes place. Greg Barnes reporting, chats to one dexterous driver who competently operates his adapted car with just his feet and his shoulders. And guest of honour His Royal Highness Prince of Wales takes a steady and cautious turn on the driving assault course.