An aghast Gordon and Spencer are shown running alongside each other in the countryside in a subplot from the film.
The image was printed in a fact-file of Spencer in Issue 665 released on June 26th.
Scenes of the race appear in King's US trailer, which was recently uploaded domestically by the Thomas & Friends YouTube channel.
King of the Railway: The Movie marks its world premiere in Hoyts cinemas across Australia on July 20th.
Vue cinemas in the UK will follow from August 23rd to September 1st while the US and Germany will receive the movie from September 2013.
Thanks to SteamTeam for the alert.