This is the story of early motor racing as told,and filmed, by a man who was at its very heart - John Tate. It is 'A Gentleman 's Motor Racing Diary '.
John Tate,born into the sugar dynasty and a Spitfire pilot during World War II, made this remarkable archive on 8mm and 16mm film.
It provides an extraordinary record of the biggest period of change ever to take place in British motorsport, from the reign of gentlemen amateurs to the development of a high tech industry and the emergence of the UK 's first factory teams such as Jaguar and Aston Martin.
In Volume 9 Ferrari and Surtees continue in winning form at Monza in the Italian Grand Prix. It's then into 1965 with the French Grand Prix at Clermont Ferrand.
Also, with Formula One still at 1.5 litres, big banger sports cars satisfy that urge for power as they come to Silverstone for the Martini Trophy.