A feature documentary shot and directed by Christopher Webb. Chris and his team followed a husband-and-wife team over a four-year period as they struggled to create and race the most advanced racing airplane in the world. Air Racer premiered on The Documentary Channel in 2009 with a two-year run in the broadcast lineup. The film has been screened several years in a row at the world's largest aviation event, AirVenture Oshkosh, attended by over a million visitors annually. Air Racer also screened for thousands of viewers at the largest indoor theater in the USA during the famed Reno Air Races. Chris developed this project out of great personal interest in the subject and a strong passion for documentary filmmaking. Chris and his team produced the project over a six-year period and handled all fundraising and promotion for the film.
Director and Cinematographer: Christopher Webb
Producer: Graceann Dorse
Editor: Jessica Schoen
Bob Axsom, Sport Air Racing League: This is without a doubt the best movie ever made about air racing … a racer has to appreciate the authenticity and soul of this movie.
WIRED Magazine: Air Racer is a documentary about the elite world of air racing. The movie profiles a husband-wife team that try to create the most advanced, purpose-built air racing airplane ever built. The result is an exciting look at the competitive, but rarely seen world of air racing.
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