"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 story of Lotus is the story of one man: Colin Chapman. Chapman's influence on the world of motor racing was immense, and his legacy as a uniquely talented engineer, designer, entrepreneur and enthusiast still lives on today. Colin Chapman had the determination to steer Lotus from a North London back yard to Formula One World Championship success. In "Racing Through Time: Lotus", we speak to those who knew Colin Chapman best. His wife Hazel, team drivers Cliff Allison and Innes Ireland and engineer Keith Duckworth all give their insights into and accounts of what made the man behind Lotus tick. From Chapman's early education and initial dabbling with car engineering all the way to the Team Lotus' entry into Formula One, this is the fascinating story of how Lotus made its first steps towards Grand Prix success and numerous World Championships.