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directed by Asif Kapadia
F1 fan or not, anyone who likes a big story well told ought to watch this documentary of a supremely skilled, courageous, enigmatic, controversial race driver who paid the ultimate price for doing what he felt he was put on this Earth to do.
O’Keefe Winners Database 1895–2010
A Searchable Comprehensive Digital Database of Motor Racing Events 1895–2010
This CD-ROM is a digital version of O’Keefe’s The Winners Book: A Comprehensive Listing of Motor Racing Events 1895–2009. Unlike a printed book, a digital database can be kept current in perpetuity in the form of periodic updates.
Rolls-Royce Chassis Card Index
Vol 1: 40/50 HP (Ghost) plus very early cars
complied by Barrie Gillings
Anyone with an interest in the impact of the early motorcar on culture and society, early automobility, industrial history, or even a Who’s Who of the early 20th century will find in the almost 40,000 Rolls-Royce files on DVD an inexhaustible store of raw data.
A Century of Automotive Style, 100 Years of American Car Design
by Michael Lamm & Dave Holls
When first released in 1996 the book garnered raves from everywhere and everyone. The automotive media heaped on still more praise—and now it is released as a searchable DVD.
by Henry Cornelius
This film, made in 1953, has old cars, romance, comedy, gentle action, along with sex appeal and charm enough to drain away the day’s tensions—it almost guarantees you’ll be in a good mood after seeing it!
On Any Sunday
by Bruce Brown
Follow American Motorcycle Association Championship contender Mert Lawwill as he drives his van full of Harleys to dirt and road courses across America seeking to again earn the AMA championship laurels.
The World’s Fastest Indian
by Roger Donaldson
This is not a documentary but a theatrical movie telling the story of the legendary Bert Munro, the New Zealander with a dream to set a record at Bonneville on the Indian motorbike that he had owned for forty-some-odd years.
Few racing movies begin with a tight shot of three fat chickens roosting on a barn beam, but this is an exception. That’s just one aspect setting Super Speedway well apart from the usual racing film. Another is, this one is a joy instead of a disappointment, mainly because it features real racers, real cars, real tracks, and a real team. No actors, no studios, no faked footage.
A Gullwing at Twilight, Shifting Gears Gracefully
The Bonneville Ride of John Fitch
by Chris Szwedo
Fitch is today a living testimony to the fact that attaining a “certain age” need have no relationship to being useful or productive. One must only remain fully engaged in life and living and, of course, be blessed with the gift of good health. As proof, take a look at this DVD, gloriously filmed by Chris Szwedo,