Discovery network's HD Theater has shown various episodes from the 6-part "GT Racer" series over the last year. The most captivating edition was the "Shaken & Stirred" following two classic Aston Martins during a 6-hour race at Spa in Belgium
The "Gentleman Racer" creed is: "To be rich enough to race cars, you have to be rich enough to crash them."
There is a great example in this video when they put a million dollar plus 1960 DB4GT (V8)
...into the armco at the top of Eau Rouge:
Looking out the windscreen at the Becks sign is bad.
I would highly recommend catching this show if you see it on TV. The sounds alone are intoxicating.