"Racing Through Time" is an exceptional series entailing the sensational beginnings of a much loved global sport. From the grease and glamour, to the danger and thrills, this is an action packed, fact filled tour of the world of motor racing, featuring in depth stories on the legends of motor racing, the high-performance machines, the men behind the wheel, and the circuits that have made history.
The Nurburgring Tucked away in the Eiffel Mountains in Western Germany is a racing circuit that is longer, more dramatic and more difficult to master than any other racing circuit in the world. Not known for a particular race - unlike Le Mans, Indianapolis or Monaco - the Nurburgring is famous simply because it is the most challenging circuit ever built! Silverstone Silverstone is not set in majestic parklands or near an exotic beach; it is a windy former airfield in the midlands of England. Yet, it is the very heartland of motor racing and is the central point for most of the teams in Grand Prix racing. Silverstone has always been renowned for its high speeds and is regarded by many as 'the track' to do well at; indeed if you win at Silverstone the world sits up and takes notice. Monaco The Monaco Grand Prix is the most famous race of them all and always provides the driver a tough race around the extremely tight circuit. Now the only 'round the houses' circuit left on the Formula One calendar, "Racing Through Time: Great Circuits" charts all the action from the track's illustrious past: from its origins way back in 1929 to the glitz and glamour it is famed for today.