Ever since the development of machines with two-wheels, there have been racers who have wanted to literally 'go one further', giving rise to one of motorsport's most thrilling categories - the sidecar race. This 65-minute programme pays tribute to the greatest sidecar stars from the 1940's to the present day with extensive archive and modern racing footage (Including some excellent on-board film), background stories and revealing interviews. Over 50 years or so, sidercar outfits changed from crude platform boneshakers to sleek, aerodynamics projectiles based on F1 car designs. As we re-trace the careers of these champion, Director, David Wood also illustrates the technical developments in the sport. A fascinating record of an excellent motorsports.
ERIC OLIVER, FRITZ SCHEIDEGGER, JOCK TAYLOR, Steve Webster MBE and Rolf Biland