Weekend Docco: David Purley Racing Formula 5000 at Oulton Park

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“I used to be a paratrooper and I used to get pretty nervous waiting to jump, and this seems a bit of an anticlimax after that!”

They don’t make ’em like they used to!

This magnificent period documentary is packed with awesome behind the scenes insight and Formula 5000 footage of David Purley preparing to tackle the first Oulton Park race of the 1975 ShellSPORT 5000 European Championship in the snow.

The film picks up in the Chevron workshop with our presenter signed on as a...