Grasshead Racers

On the day of the annual 12 hour lawnmower race, Murray Walker samples a sport which has attracted both Stirling Moss and Oliver Reed.

As the grasshead racers gun their Atcos and Qualcasts round a field in Dorset at a dizzying 35mph, Murray is moved to pick up his commentator's microphone once more to describe this most spectacular, and democratic, of motor sports.

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On the day of the annual 12 hour lawnmower race, Murray Walker samples a sport which has attracted both Stirling Moss and Oliver Reed.

As the grasshead racers gun their Atcos and Qualcasts round a field in Dorset at a dizzying 35mph, Murray is moved to pick up his commentator's microphone once more to describe this most spectacular, and democratic, of motor sports.Legendary motor racing commentator Murray Walker explores the most democratic of motor sports - lawnmower racing. From 2004.

Legendary motor racing commentator Murray Walker explores the most democratic of motor sports - lawnmower racing.

From 2004.

Murray Walker explores the most democratic of motor sports - lawnmower racing.