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24th Aug 2015

Brad Pitt unveils his need for speed with new superbike documentary (Trailer)


Brad Pitt describes what it takes to be a world superbike rider: “Brake as a late as possible, turn at the apex, accelerate, stay on the motorcycle…Stay, on, the, bike, and fight, fight, fight…”

The award winning actor and MotoGP superfan has produced and narrated a new documentary ‘Hitting The Apex’, due to be premiered on August 28¬†at Silverstone’s Moto GP.

Pitt continues: “This is the story of six fighters, six of the fastest men of all time” as the film delves into the high-octane rivalry between Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.

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It also features Marco Simoncelli, who tragically lost his life on the track, and the meteoric rise of young rookie, Marc Marquez, who despite taking the sport by storm, suffered the fastest ever MotoGP crash.

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Even if you’re not a lover of MotoGP, it’s a story of speed, passion and life or death – a sport documentary not to be missed.

‘Hitting The Apex’, directed by ‘Faster and Faster’ creator Mark Neale, hits cinemas on September 2.