Crash and Burn review – ugly side of Formula One

A documentary on Irish racing driver Tommy Byrne gives an insight into the sport but is strictly for fans

This documentary about the rise and fall of Tommy Byrne, a talented but troubled also-ran on the motor racing circuit, is most interesting for the insight it gives into the ugly, elitist attitudes in Formula One. But unlike Asif Kapadia’s Senna, there’s not much here to recommend the film to non-fans of the sport.

Watch a trailer for Crash and Burn.


Wendy Ide

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