This Period Film Shows The Datsun 510 Racing Against All Odds
Brought to you by Datsun, this 25-minute documentary comes from the so-called golden era of SCCA Trans-Am racing—or, as it was called then, the “Trans-American Sportscar Club of America 2.5 Challenge”. Why should you watch? It’s Datsun versus Alfa Romeo.
Forty-five year spoiler alert: Datsun won the 1971 series. Horst Kwech in the Alfa Romeo just couldn’t match the BRE-prepared 510 coupés. Though the video quality is awful, the sound, camera angles, and interviews make this a very watchable trip back in time.
Which of these cars would you have wanted to race in 1971?