Man and machine tackle the lengths and breadths of Europe in this fantastic visual record of the 1984 ETCC.
From the flat lands of the low countries to the mountains and forests of Germany, see Team Rover, Volvo and others take on Monza, Donington, Nürburgring, Spa, Sliverstone, Zolder and Mugello. This hour long programme takes an intimate look at Jaguar’s fortunes in the 1984 ETCC with an overall view of race preparations.
Now for the first time on DVD, you can see all the drama behind the Tom Walkinshaw Racing Team’s efforts.This fierce competition climaxed with Walkinshaw taking the driver’s crown in the penultimate round, making 1984 the year of Jaguar as the XJ-S TWR stormed the championship. However, it was Alfa Romeo who reigned supreme in the final manufacturers’ classification.With incredible driving skill from Win Percy, Martin Brundle, David Sears, Hans Heyer and many more!
Hear revealing interviews with all the major competitors and see some classic racing BMWs, Jaguars, Volvos and Rovers; compulsive viewing for touring car fans, old and new! Extras feature a close look at Team Austin Rover throughout the season.
“Fans of big banger touring cars – think BMW 635, Rover Vitesse and Jaguar XJS - will enjoy these highlights compilations from the European championship. The series attracted big teams – think Schnitzer and TWR – and big-name drivers (too many to list). 1984, ’85, ’86 and ’88 are available”Autosport