Castrol History of Motorcycle Racing 1
- Genre: Sports
- Release Date: 10/23/2012
This is the first volume of the definitive history of one of the world's most exciting sports. 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 out brakes of World War 2, the film featues fascinating pictures, personalities and machines. Then we recount in more detail the story of the world's most famous motorcycle races, the Isle of Man TT. From the first TT in 1907 on the 15-mile St John's Course to today's 37.73 mile Mountain Circuit, this film features the greats of TT racing - Stanley Woods, Jimmy Guthrie, Geoff Duke, John Surtees, Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini, Charlie Williams, Joey Dunlop and many more. Legendary names, memorable races and the thrills of this unique event spanning nearly a century.