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  1. Part one of seven from this full length documentary.

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Synopsis

This documentary uses archive footage and interviews to tell the story of motor-racing legends Bruce McLaren, Denny Hulme, and Chris Amon. The trio topped podiums in the sport's 'golden age' — one of those eras when unlikely Kiwi talent managed to dominate a truly global sport. The Team McLaren racing team that four times Grand Prix winner Bruce McLaren founded in 1966, has been the most successful in Formula One. That same year McLaren and Amon teamed up to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and in 1967 Hulme was Formula One world champion. 

Background

The Director's Perspective by John Milligan 07.05.2009

It's a rare privilege indeed for a documentary maker to be able to make a film about his or her personal heroes. But in this case I was triply blessed. Trio At the Top is about the golden age of New Zealand motor racing when Bruce ...

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 John Milligan
 Mark Leishman
 Gordon Goodinson

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Comments (11)

 andrew

andrew

another group of racing legends that get more recognition in europe than in their own country what a shame they dont have the same level of respect at home as they have in europe as along with brabham they led the rest of the world in motorsport at the time and what a legacy bruce has left with the team that still bears his name.

 Julie Hill

Julie Hill

There's a 'where to buy' link below, but in case you miss it - you can buy this through marbecks: http://www.marbecks.co.nz/detail/index.lsd?catalogID=499829

 Tony Willis

Tony Willis

I just came across this documentary. Great stuff! I was lucky enough to see Bruce, Denny and Chris race at several locations in the 1960s. In particular I remember Bruce and Chris driving their Mclaren M1s at the firsgt Can-Am race at St.Jovite in 1966. I was also there when Denny won the German Grand Prix at Nurburgring in 1967 - there's a video called 'The Ringmasters' which is solely about that race. This documentary is certainly the best one I've ever seen about these three drivers and their relationships with their families and other people. If there was a DVD available I'd certainly buy it.

 Jean Pierre Chaume

Jean Pierre Chaume

Simply outstanding !

From France with respect and passion...

 Glenn McMillan

Glenn McMillan

Purchased my copy! I only left my comment two weeks ago and now here it is!!!

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 Bright Spark Television

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