In this episode, roaring fires are lit and sherry glasses filled as Chris and Martin take an end of term look at films containing their favourite movie cars - Back to the Future and Ferris Bueller's Day Off - and give their top five lists of 2019's best online videos.
But first, Ford vs Ferrari (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1950186/) is in the news again with Christian Bale's Golden Globes nomination for best actor, and Simon Brew talks Ford vs Ferrari in the brilliant Film Stories podcast (https://www.filmstories.co.uk/podcast/podcast-scrooged-1988-and-le-mans-66-2019/)..
As this is a time for giving, we have no hesitation in asking our great listeners that, if you can spare a few pounds this Christmas, to consider donating to the great organisation Mission Motorsport (https://www.missionmotorsport.org). They are the Forces' motorsport charity, and we've both seen first-hand the amazing work they do to help service veterans recover from mental and physical injury and help them into work. They make a huge difference to the people who need it most, so please consider giving.
As an end of term treat, we decided to look at cars we love in films that are otherwise not car films. Chris chose the DeLorean from Back to the Future (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088763/), and would highly recommend Alex Goy's great Carfection documentary DeLorean: The Man, The Car, The People (DeLorean: The Man, The Car, The People). Martin meanwhile went with the Ferrari 250 GT California from Ferris Bueller's Day Off (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/).
For the top five online releases of the year, Martin went with:
* James May’s Unpimp My Ride - Ferrari 308 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUQZ5msy0YQ)
* This crazy trick could get you out of any speeding ticket (Alex Roy on VINWiki) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXJY06QYGjo)
* MotorTrend Head2Head - Ferrari 812 Superfast vs. Dodge Hellcat Redeye (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn3AnPYm_Zg)
* Tavarish driving his restored Fast & Furious Murcielago (all the feels) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoD6aC-hiLY)
* There's no number five, as Chris had already pinched it.
Chris's top five online releases of the year list is:
* F1 Paddock Pass (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd0HuQs_KRQ&list=PLfoNZDHitwjXYZSg3NfDuM4L0jyxL8v5l)
* Red Bull Racing's zero G pit stop (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQXGbep6S2c) (with special bonus Will Buxton Haas puns (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou-5xSMsd6o))
* McLaren Senna: A Tribute To Ayrton's Greatest Lap (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPgS8lOTnz0)
* Everything Wrong With Gone In 60 Seconds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o96XlXNREXE)
* Inside Chris Harris’ Dream Garage (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiLImHQbjis)
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