A five DVD box set consisting of some of the highlights of the Castrol archives spanning the ‘50s to the ‘70s. These films take an eclectic look at different aspects of the thriving motorcycle competition scene in Britain and Europe during its heyday:
Motorcycle Sport 1950 – Graham Walker narrates a magazine programme looking at everything from the Pioneer Run to the Senior TT and the International Six Day Trial. Also includes a colour lap of the TT course narrated by Geoff Duke.
Motorcycle World Championship Review 1951 – Colour footage of legends such as Duke, Massetti & Doran battling it out in the 8 rounds of the Championship. Nortons, Gileras, Moto Guzzis and more in action.
Rendezvous at the Ring – 1955 showdown between Geoff Duke and Walter Zeller at the Nurburgring. BMW vs. Gilera in full colour with commentary from Raymond Baxter. Also includes ‘North West 200 1956,’ Bob McIntyre vs. Alastair King and Sammy Miller.
Thruxton Marathon and Two Wheel Trio – 1957 Thruxton Nine Hours Marathon, Cotswold Cup ’58, Isle of Man Scooter Rally & Italian Motocross Grand Prix featuring top names from very different disciplines. Colour.
Golden Mountain 1961 TT Races – A full colour review of the historic 1961 TT races. A very young Mike Hailwood seizes three wins in a week and just misses out on a fourth. Also features TT ’63 in B&W.