Judging by its trailer, ‘Race to Immortality’, which chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of Scuderia Ferrari in its early years, is guaranteed to receive widespread acclaim.
The first decade of Grand Prix racing was one marked by uncertainty. Not so much as it related to the winners of the sport, but rather to those who were lucky enough to survive F1’s most dangerous period.
Ferrari’s timeless reputation was set in motion as its legendary founder pushed his men and their machines to the brink.
‘Race to Immortality’ tells the story of the loves and losses of Ferrari’s most decorated drivers in an era where it was la dolce vita during the week and a coin toss of whether they lived or died on the weekend.
While Enzo Ferrari was the towering figure at the center of it all, it was his extraordinary support cast, which included British drivers Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn, which fostered the Scuderia’s legend.
The documentary’s archive footage offers an extraordinary glimpse into a bygone era, when heroes and champions were made or lost in their quest for glory.
The film is scheduled for release on November 3 in the United Kingdom.
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