Bruce Brown Moto Classics : Ascot & Hopetown

Thrill to the only motorcycle race footage never before on video from the sports most legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown (the Academy Award nominated “On Any Sunday”) in this visual triumph, chronicling the birth of the exciting new sport of motocross in the United States.

The skillful blending of championship motocross competition at Hopetown and historic Ascot Park, coupled with Brown’s understated humor, bring the historical significance of the footage of cross-country racing in its infancy. Experience the action, as the Americans challenge the dominance of the European riders, led by Torsten Hallman, for racing supremacy. Meet the legendary riders like four time champion and Motorcycle Hall of Famer Skip Van Leeuwen, and Mert Lawwill.

Unearthed from the family vault, with Bruce Brown’s all new interviews and commentary, Wes Brown (Bruce’s grandson) and partner TJ Barrack bring three generations of the Brown family together to showcase the remarkable talent that forever captured the sport’s legendary riders.

DVD features:

  • About the Ascot & Hopetown Classics
  • About the Riders
  • Catching up with Van Leeuwen

Type: DVD

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