The ultra-fast tarmac stages of the Manx Rally have played host to some of the most thrilling and tension-filled high-speed showdowns the sport has ever seen. This awesome compilation brings together comprehensive highlights from six classic years, including some footage never previously released.
From 1984 to 1989 the Manx Rally played a pivotal role in the outcome of the British Open Championship, actually seeing the title winner decided five times in a row. The action-packed footage in this DVD lets you relive the drama and controversy from each year as the biggest names in rallying take on the challenging special stages of the Isle of Man, with the tight and twisting roads and lanes regularly living up to their reputation as car-breakers.
Manx Rallies of the 1980s features an all-star cast of great drivers, led by five-times British Champion Jimmy McRae, Russell Brookes, Mark Lovell, Malcolm Wilson, Tony Pond, Bertie Fisher and Pentti Airikkala, with stunning appearances by the likes of Roger Clark, Hannu Mikkola, Juha Kankkunen, Michelle Mouton and a young Colin McRae, who puts in a typically stunning performance.
There’s an equally impressive line-up of legendary cars, including the Ford RS200 and Metro 6R4 Group B monsters, the Opel Manta 400, Audi Quattro, Ford Sierra Cosworth, Vauxhall Astra GTE and more.
Enjoy amazing footage from a classic era of rallying, including plenty of in-car action courtesy of Jimmy McRae and Roger Clark, in Manx Rallies of the 1980s.