Behind the Headlights

2004, TV Show

Full Episodes(10)

Latest Episode: Mercedes 300 SLR

Feb 24, 2005 Season 1 Episode 12 watch on (Paid)

The story of a great race car and its driver, Stirling Moss, looks at today's reinvention of this storied car, the Mercedes 300 SLR McClaren. Only on SPEED.

Tucker's Tucker

Jan 19, 2005 Season 1 Episode 11

One of only fifty cars to roll off the assembly line, this is the story of Preston Tucker's failed quest to mass produce the quintessential American motor car. Only on SPEED.
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Garlits Dragster

Dec 01, 2004 Season 1 Episode 10

The nine-time Top Fuel Driver of the Year revolutionized the sport by designing the first successful rear engine dragster, Swamp Rat 14, following an explosion that took half of his right foot. Only on SPEED.
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Presidential Limo

Nov 10, 2004 Season 1 Episode 9

The 1961 Lincoln Continental convertible limousine John F. Kennedy rode in when assassinated in 1963 was, for a time, a true crime scene. Surprisingly, the car was used by presidents for years after Kennedy's death. Only on SPEED.
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Thomas Flyer

Oct 13, 2004 Season 1 Episode 8

Arguably the most historic American automobile in racing, the Thomas Flyer won a race around the world in 1908. Only on SPEED.
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Ferrari Barchetta

Sep 15, 2004 Season 1 Episode 7

When Enzo Ferrari's Barchetta touring car won 1949's 24 Hours of LeMans, it set a legacy in motion that continues to this day. Only on SPEED.
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The Million Franc Delahaye

Jul 21, 2004 Season 1 Episode 5

In 1935, René Dreyfus led a French racing team to victory against the dominant Silver Arrows of Germany. This is the story of how the car was kept out of German hands throughout World War II. Only on SPEED.
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Mark IV GT40

Jun 23, 2004 Season 1 Episode 4

Driven to victory at Le Mans by American heroes Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt, the Mark IV became an integral part of the GT40's domination of racing. GT40s won at Le Mans four consecutive years. Only on SPEED.
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The Spirit of America

May 12, 2004 Season 1 Episode 3

The duels between Craig Breedlove's jet-powered, "Spirit of America" and Art Arfons' "Green Monster" on the Bonneville Salt Flats culminated a century long quest by man and machine to establish a land-speed record. Only on SPEED.
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Ole Yeller II: A Junkyard Dog

Apr 07, 2004 Season 1 Episode 2

Max Balchowsky was a racer/backyard builder who won the hearts of thousands of motor sports fans in the 1950s and 60s. Only on SPEED.
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