This is relevant to our interests

This clip has been around the block— we have seen it in a bunch of different places, but hadn’t dug into it until now. Should’ve done so sooner, because this is epic stuff. If the half-hour running time scares you, jump to 18:22 for the ending (although the whole thing is in fact worth watching).


(h/t to Tamerlane)

~ by velofinds on June 28, 2011.

9 Responses to “This is relevant to our interests”

  1. Can’t see the video at work but love the BRE 510 shots with Jon Morton. My dad got to have breakfast with him and Pete Brock recently 🙂

  2. A classic. I love how pro-Datsun the Datsun-made film is. Reminded me of the tone of Truth in 24.

    • yup, basically a datsun infomercial— not that there’s anything wrong with that. little wonder alfisti were up in arms.

      • > little wonder alfisti were up in arms

        … and another chapter written in the great book of Italian Cheating in Motor-Racing. They do do it with style though! A great tradition carried over to today’s Ferrari team too of course.

        Which incidentally, we could probably do with a little more of…

  3. Wicked footage!
    Also, I wish I had the space and the time (and some more money):

  4. Wow!! Finally watched it last night. That’s great!! Makes me miss my 72 dime 😦 Mine sounded just like that with the Rebello L20 and the twin Mikuni 44’s. Ahh memories..

  5. What a classic the DATSUN is. I remembered when my Dad owened one. We use to go on family outings

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