Synopsis:This film commemorates the twenty-fifth year of the famous German motor racing track Nurburgring. The film traces the history of Grand Prix racing as seen at the 'Ring' from 1927 to the Jubilee Grand Prix of 1952. The driving technique of many of the great pre-war aces is shown - Nuvolari, Carraciola, von Brauchitsch, Seaman, Lang, Stuck and Hasse; as well as the more recent champions Fangio, Ascari, Kling, Farina and others. The film has many exciting moments, and the commentary is spoken by Nevil Lloyd, well-known to motor racing enthusiasts.
Shotlist:GVs of countryside near Nurburgring. Stills of winners: 1927 winner, Otto Merz; 1928, 1931, 1932, 1937 – Rudolf Caracciola; 1929 Louis Chiron; 1934 Hans Stuck; archive of engines; still of 1935 winner Tazio Nuvolari; 1936 Bernd Rosemeyer. GVs of competitors before 1938 race begins. GVs of race and spectators. 00:06:54 Nuvolari pulls in to pit and gets into another car; Caracciola hands over to Lang because he is ill; car being refuelled and ignites, driver jumps out. 00:08:42 1939 race. Very good CUs of cars racing, Caracciola wins. 00:10:32 Still of Alberto Ascari. GVs of 1951 race, Ascari wins, Fangio second, Gonzalez third. GVs 1952 race; workshop, work on engine and examining cars; Lang wins; 00:16:06 Jubilee Grand Prix; tyres being changed; Ascari wins. 00:18:20 END