No. 52, Restoring a Sebring Icon
From British Racing Rust to British Racing Green
In 1962, BMC, Ecurie Safety Fast built three cars to race in one of the prestigious auto events in the world: The 12 Hours of Sebring. After finishing the race in positins 16, 17, and 20, the cars were sold to the oublic and nearly dissappeared into obscurity. Nearly 40 years later, after finding the car in shambles, car owner Hugh Burruss assembled a team to return number 52 to its former glory.
Part 1: The Restoration (60 minutes)
Watch master automotive restorer Bruce Woodson as he transforms number 52 from British Racing Rust to British Racing Green? With only a four month deadline until the 50th anniversary of Sebring, it was a race against the clock to complete the car for this historic event.
Part 2: Sebring (30 minutes)
Follow the team as they prepare the car for its first race in forty years!