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Circuits of Gold

Television (Full Length) – 1987

Speedway champion Ivan Mauger powered and slid his motorbike around oval tracks to a record six world speedway titles from 1968 to 1979. In this documentary Mauger and his family recall his long career, from boy racer beginnings — he argues that in Spain the heroes are bullfighters, but in Christchurch they're speedway riders — to his Western Springs farewell. David Lange also pays tribute. Mauger's focus on winning shines through: "if you show me a good loser, you show me someone who consistently loses". Mauger passed away in Australia on 16 April 2018.

Key Cast & Crew

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Chris Verburg

Sound Mix

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Steve Robinson

Composer

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Mike Rathbone

Camera

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Jonathan Anyon

Director

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Tom Williamson

Producer

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Conon Fraser

Associate Producer

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