Articles tagged Ridley Scott

Page 80 of September 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, September 2006

Fuel Runnings

In 1967, Shell created the most expensive TV advert ever shot at the time. With three GT40s. At Monza… Words: Gordon Cruickshank Photography: Bernie Reeve It’s scarcely credible, but here’s the call which begins this story: “Hallo, Monza circuit office here. You want to hire the track? Certainly. For how long? A month? That’s fine. Name? Shell Oil. OK, it’s all yours…” It was in 1967 that Shell’s...

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The Motor Sport Month - Sports Car News

Scotts plan Le Mans TV seriesRenowned film director brothers Ridley and Tony Scott are planning a television series based round Le Mans in the 1950s and '60s. They have optioned the book Shelby: The Man, The Cars, the Legend by Wallace Wyss, but the programme won't be a documentary on Carroll Shelby's campaigns at the French classic, says the author. Instead The Drivers will tell a broader story...

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