"There is no other test like this in motorsports. And, to see the human drama unfold on the screen is unprecedented.” -- Scott Tucker
Daytona, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2011
When Dale Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 in 1998 after 20 years of trying, his emotion showed the world why Daytona has become an institution of American culture far beyond racing circles. Daytona International Speedway represents the biggest challenge and the biggest prize in American Motorsports not only for drivers in NASCAR, but in the Grand-American Rolex Sports Car Series as well.
The film “Daytona Dream” captures that emotional struggle as Level 5 Motorsports, and team owner / driver Scott Tucker, take their shot at Daytona glory. With a behind the scenes view of the entire effort, “Daytona Dream” chronicles every step of this massive undertaking in a manner seldom seen outside of the garage area itself.
Now, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of its theatrical debut, the film is being presented as an exclusive webcast via the Level 5 Motorsports website August 12, 2011, at 7 pm ET.
"This film crew did a great job in documenting what we go through as race car drivers in an endurance race," Tucker said. "There is no other test like this in motorsports. And, to see the human drama unfold on the screen is unprecedented.”
Jason Priestley narrates the Drive Motion Pictures feature that follows one team's obsession with the most grueling race in the world. “Daytona Dream” depicts Tucker's masterful efforts to assemble a dream team of elite race car drivers bent on winning the 2010 Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Following its theatrical debut in the summer of 2010, Discovery Communications acquired the rights to the project for both domestic and international television following a very successful film festival run. "Daytona Dream" claimed the Award of Merit from The Indie Fest, which recognizes filmmakers who produce fresh, outstanding and compelling documentaries. The film also has been featured by the Clearwater Film Festival, the Orlando Film Festival and the Carmel Art & Film Festival.
"We're thrilled with the success of this film," said Executive Producer Brian Weaver. "To be selected for broadcast by Discovery Channel assures us that a much broader audience will see what endurance racing is all about. Watching racers tackle these challenges helps viewers get a better appreciation for what they go through both on and off the track."
This unique and compelling film immerses its audience deep inside the tumultuous, unpredictable and thrill-a-minute world of road racing at historic Daytona International Speedway. The fast-paced, hour-long presentation aired on Discovery Channel, the anchor network for Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 180 countries.
About Level 5 Motorsports
Level 5 Motorsports has fielded successful entries in GT and Prototype classes in the American Le Mans Series, GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, Ferrari Challenge Series and the Sports Car Club of America since 2008. The team has competed throughout North America and Europe, extensively in France and Spain. Team owner and driver Scott Tucker has earned three national championships and has more than 70 podium finishes and 50 victories in his driving career. Level 5 is based in Madison, Wisconsin. http://www.Level5Motorsports.com
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