The 1980s was the era of the massive Group
C sportscars, when the World Championship rivalled Formula One for drama,
excitement and wheel-to-wheel racing.
All the big names are here – Porsche,
Jaguar, Lancia, Sauber, Nissan and Toyota
– plus all the legendary drivers, including Jacky Ickx, Derek Bell, Stefan
Bellof and Martin Brundle.
Now you can relive seven spectacular seasons of the
championship in these review, never previously available on DVD.
amazing race action, plenty of in-car footage and interviews with the big names
of the period, ensuring comprehensive coverage of every year.
There’s the works
Rothmans Porsche team dominating 1983 with the mighty 956, Bellof and Jochen
Mass battling to the end for the 1984 championship, entering the final round
split by just three points and the arrival of the Porsche 962C in 1985, the
year in which racing lost Stefan Bellof.
Plus, 1986, a season dogged by
controversy down to the very last chequered flag, the Tom Walkinshaw-prepared
V12 XJR-8 machines humiliating Porsche throughout 1987, the turbo-charged
Sauber Mercedes cars entering the title fray in 1988 and the ‘silver arrows’ arriving
back on top of the world with the awesome C9 in 1989, when the title-deciding
final round was marred by a massive smash.