Sports Seen. 90 mins, £10.99.
On the face of it, Le Mans 1993 had a patchy field, though there were moments when the works Peugeots and Toyotas appeared to be treating the event as they might a 10-lapper at Mallory Park.
However, just because the closing stages of the event were devoid of serious competition (leastways at the front) does not mean that you can’t produce an entertaining video.
The coverage has a documentary feel about it, and use of the Radio Le Mans commentary team whose microphones get absolutely everywhere rather than a post-race, studio-produced script adds to the impact.
The same formula has worked well for several years (even in 1992, when the entry was positively anorexic), so it’s hardly a surprise that the finished article is once again well produced and appropriately atmospheric. SA
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