A conversation with Marcus Chambers
In 1991 David Weguelin filmed a remarkable interview with this charming and talented motor sporting gentleman who team managed HRGs at Le Mans before becoming the first great BMC Competitions Manager, running the group’s Abingdon-based sporting programme through the 1950s into the 1960s. Here we present Part One of his remarkable first-hand memories, Part Two to follow in our next Volume...
1974 British Touring Car Championship
Evocative contemporary footage of the British title’s 17th season, one in which Chrysler 's Bernard Unett narrowly beat Broadspeed’s Andy Rouse plus Stuart Graham and Tom Walkinshaw for the top honour. Who now recalls the Hillman Avenger as a tin-top Champion car?
1960 Sebring 12-Hours
A experimentally restored movie which has been retrieved from a virtually decomposed original to bring you the annual Floridan sports car classic in living colour! Hans Herrmann and Olivier Gendebien win for Porsche as the privately-entered Ferrari and Maserati challenge crumble.
1955 Isle of Man TT
The most majestic challenge in the motorised two-wheeler world, shot in fabulous-quality colour recalling Geoff Duke and Reg Armstrong taking ‘the Senior’ 1-2 on works Gileras, Bill Lomas’s Moto Guzzi beating Bob McIntyre’s Norton in ‘the Junior’, Ubbiali and Taveri on the MV-Agustas, the young John Surtees…and much more…
Total Running Time 73 Minutes approximately