Top Five of 2011: Documentaries
Henri Toivonen was, without doubt, one of the fastest, most spectacular and most popular rally drivers of his generation. His tragic death, with co-driver Sergio Cresto, in 1986 was a devastating blow to the sport and Toivonen’s many fans.
It was the most horrific, and deadliest crash in the history of motor racing. On June 11, 1955, at the Le Mans 24-hour race, at least 83 spectators were killed and hundreds more injured when the burning remains of Pierre Levegh’s Mercedes 300SLR flew into the crowd after a crash with Mike Hawthorn on the pit straight.
This great video series takes a look at BMW’s rich Motorsport history.
When We Were Racers is about a legend of motor sport, Jack Brabham. Originally broadcast on the ABC in 2009 , Jack tells his stirring story with the help of other motor racing icons Sir Stirling Moss, Alan Jones and Murray Walker.