World’s First In-Car Camera Televised Footage (1979)

Williamson with ATN Channel Seven Sydney engineer John Porter. pic: wikipedia

Australia was the first in the world in 1979 in one aspect of motorsport technology – the televised in car camera footage. Back then one Peter Williamson in a Toyota Celica was willing to carry the 70kg (yes really 70kg) of camera, battery and transmitting equipment around in his car. Of course all the fast…