Documentary: The Banger Boys

The Banger Boys is a 1976 documentary by New Decade Films, it covers the life and times of a group of “banger boys” – men who find still functional cars in junkyards and take them out for one last hurrah on one of Britain’s many dirt tracks. Banger racing is still a hugely popular sport…

Read More

Original On Any Sunday Promotional Poster

On Any Sunday might just be the most important motorcycle documentary ever made, it was released in 1971 to critical acclaim and Steve McQueen provided some of the funding for it through his production company Solar Productions. Directed by Bruce Brown, On Any Sunday focussed on a broad range of different motorcycle genres, showing the…

Read More

MG Speed Trials at Bonneville Salt Flats – 1956

In its post-WWII heyday MG produced a series of world-beating land speed racers, more often than not piloted by the eccentric Captain George Eyston and his contemporaries. In 1956 the Captain partnered with Johnny Lockett and American driver Ken Miles in a bespoke MG EX179 Together they set a Class F record of 141.81 mph…

Read More

Ford GT – The Return

The Return is a brand new documentary produced by Ford Performance as a look behind the curtain of their historic Ford GT program – a plan to build a modern GT40 and take it back to Le Mans. The film comes in 3 chapters, and it offers insight from the likes of Bill Ford, Raj…

Read More

The Human Fly Challenges The Skies Of Mojave

The Human Fly Challenges The Skies Of Mojave is a short documentary from 1975 showcasing the world’s first real life superhero – Rick Rojatt. Rojatt was a Canadian stuntman and sausage maker who became second only to Evel Knievel throughout the 1970s for worldwide fame and notoriety as a stuntman and daredevil. The first attempt…

Read More

Documentary: Porsche – Made By Hand

Made By Hand is a documentary commissioned by Porsche in the 1950s to showcase their 356 model, the film follows the production of the 356 from sheet metal to finished product, including panel assembly, painting, engine machining, gearbox assembly, and even the final wheel alignment and road testing. It’s a fascinating look back at the…

Read More

Shinya Kimura – Chabott Engineering

This short film by Henrik Hansen about Shinya Kimura first came out just over 6 years ago, and it had a huge impact on both the custom motorcycle scene and the burgeoning world of motorcycle-centric short films. I’ve met a number of people recently who’ve never seen Shinya Kimura – Chabott Engineering and so despite the…

Read More

Tonino Lamborghini on Ferruccio Lamborghini

Ferruccio Lamborghini is a towering figure in the history of sports automobiles – and it almost never came to be. The story of how Ferruccio turned from making tractors to sports cars is the thing of automotive legend, and unlike many legends, this one is actually true. This short film by Quartamarcia features Tonino Lamborghini…

Read More

Burt Munro: Offerings To The God Of Speed

Burt Munro: Offerings To The God Of Speed is a documentary that was made many years before Munro became an international icon thanks to the Anthony Hopkins film The World’s Fastest Indian. Burt was born in New Zealand in 1899, he’s most famous for his incredible exploits at Bonneville but in his earlier life he was a professional speedway rider,  a…

Read More