Los Angeles Motor Speedway, April 24, 1921. Motorcycle Board Track Race
This is a truly special piece of American history, a rare and remarkable glimpse into the high stakes sport of professional board track motorcycle racing during the Prohibition Era. Shot at the height of the sport, the film not only captures an intimate perspective of what it was like to race on America’s infamous board track speedways, but the race itself represents the high water mark of the sport since its inception. It showcases some of the world’s most iconic pioneer motorcycle racers as well as some of the most revered and highly specialized machines ever built, all hitting record competition speeds at a time when the culture was at its most appealing.
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