Motorsport photography legend, Jesse Alexander, presents 70 of his favorite images, along with personal audio narration from the 1971 Grand Prix and endurance racing season, including exciting shots from Monaco, Brands Hatch, Nürburgring, Paul Ricard, Silverstone, Ontario, Watkins Glen, Laguna Seca and Le Mans. Among the race car drivers pictured is world champion, Jackie Stewart, who won an astonishing six Grand Prix races in 1971. Speed of Light features audio narration with writer, photographer and Porsche historian, Randy Leffingwell.
Jesse Alexander is one of the most famous race car photographers in history. His images of vintage automobiles, drivers, designers and spectators on the European race circuit, during the 1950s, 60s and 70s, are collected and exhibited by museums and galleries throughout the world.