When listening to the video of Mike Hawthorn, that static background noise sounds like it's coming from the ignition. I remember hearing similar on my old AM car radio years ago.... Great video by the way. Thanks for posting.
What one man can do, another can do ( Anthony Hopkins,The Edge) Face your "bears" and kill the mother f--kers
The 1956 documentary shows the pits at Le Mans much the same s they were the year before when Hawthorn's actions brought about the horrific accident where parts of Levegh's 300SLR Mercedes went through the crowd at 100 mph plus with devastating effect
1954 Norton Dominator 88 cafe - Yamaha wheels, Lyta tank ( project in progress) 1969 Triumph Bonneville Currently 6 other non-Brit machines. Past history includes 11 Brit and 13 non-Brit machines. Some impressive and some just silly.