History of Motorcycle Racing vol 1 DVD
This is the first volume of the definitive history of one of the worlds most exciting sports.
Award winning motorcycle film producer, David Wood, utilises his extensive archive, plus material from scores of other sources, modern day interviews and race coverage, to present an unsurpassed, entertaining and historically significant record of motorcycle racing.
In How it All Began we see early road races in Britain and in Europe. Action includes Brooklands, racing in France and also the first TT Races in the Isle of Man. From solid tyres, belt drives and pedal assistance to the outbreak of World War II, our film features fascinating pictures, personalities and machines.
Then we recount in more detail the story of the worlds most famous motorcycle races, the Isle of Man TT. From the first TT in 1907 on the 15 -mile St Johns Course to todays 37.73mile Mountain Circuit, this film features the greats of TT racing – Stanley Woods, Jimmy Guthrie, Geoff Duke, John Surtees, Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostioni, Charlie Williams, Joey Dunlop and many more. Legendary names, memorable races and the thrills of this unique event spanning nearly a century.
Running Time: 62mins
Picture Format: COLOUR & B&W NTSC SYSTEM 4:3 ASPECT
Region Code: 0 ALL REGIONS
Sound Format: MONO