The Evolution of Rallying Volume 1
This comprehensive history of fifty years of international
rallying was a labour of love for producer Helmut Deimel – including 120 days
straight in the edit suite combing through hundreds of hours of archive
It was worth the effort, though, as this masterful film is gripping,
fascinating, exciting and very, very thoroughly researched.
Covering all the
greats it shows how rallying, in parallel with other motorsports, developed
from enthusiastic amateur diversion to a professional, multi-million dollar
The Evolution of Rallying Volume 2
26 action-packed chapters, this film tells the exciting story of the WRC from
the first Makes World Champion in 1973, Renault Alpine, to the reigning VW Polo
and its driver, the new rally virtuoso Sébastien Ogier.
Deimel steps in front of his camera to share some his own anecdotes from a
lifetime spent in love with rallying.
This personal history of WRC makes a
great companion piece to Evolution of Rallying (see below), filling in some
gaps and adding details as well as bringing the story fully up to date.
takes a look at some of the quirkier aspects of rally such as the often quite
wacky fans who flock from near and far to witness the action.
underlines the incredible feats of the mechanics, how they manage to resurrect battered
cars through day and night, in all weather, before hurtling off in their own
very special kind of race to make it to the next service point in time.
brilliant film that really conveys its maker’s passion for the sport to which
he has dedicated much of his life.