Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
FIA Formula 1 World Championship '96, the video, chronicles the action-packed 1996 Formula 1 automobile race. The program begins with scenes from several racing teams' car introduction ceremonies and provides striking footage of souped-up automobiles. Hardcore motor enthusiasts are bound to appreciate this insider's look at sports cars and pre-race festivities. Each Formula 1 race receives about five minutes of coverage and professional commentary. Viewers experience each phase of the race schedule, from the qualifying event to the race and the post-race interviews. Pertinent news clips are inserted between some racing segments. Video footage quality is good.