BBC - Horizon - aired on TV 1981
Williams Formula One team Winter testing with Alan Jones driving in December 1980 at the Paul Ricard circuit in Southern France. The day before testing started Goodyear Tyres had decided to quit F1 due to the ban announced by the FIA on "skirts". The FIA being based in France were subjected to increasing pressure from the Goliath corporate car manufacturers Ferrari (Fiat) and Renualt to ban skirts as their engines were the wrong shape to fully capitalise the use of ground effect in the design of their cars. This was the year before the Turbo revolution hit F1 and there is a brief look at the development of Turbo.
Also features an in depth look at the Ford Cosworth engine and you are taken around the factory, design, hand building, performance and development of the engine.