This video is quite amusing. If you watch the World Touring Car Championship on the 24km Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit this weekend, spare a thought for how far TV coverage has advanced since the 1960s. Back then TV producers didn’t have enough cameras to cover the whole track, so when drivers disappeared from view during the 1963 German Grand Prix, they simply used a man pointing at a map of the circuit with a stick to show how cars were progressing. Fantastic!
WTCC: TV coverage at the Nurburgring has come a long way