Silver Dream Racer (1980) is a film starring David Essex and Beau Bridges. Essex stars as Nick Freeman, a motorcycle racer who, following the death of his brother, inherits a revolutionary prototype motorcycle, and is determined to race it at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
The opening title scenes used at the beginning of the film were filmed during the Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Who would not want to whizz round legendary race tracks on an extremely powerful motor bike! It was great hanging out with top riders like Barry Sheene and Roger Marshall. Ironically my co star Beau Bridges hates motorbikes!