• Short Summary

    Argentinian Fangio wins German Grand Prix at Nurburgring.

  • Description

    Nurburgring, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    GV. Elevated shot of cars being pushed out onto track at Nurburgring prior to start of the German Grand Prix race. CU. Stirling Moss talking to Peter Collins. SV. Fangio climbing into his Maserati. LV. Elevated shot of the field of cars driving away, camera pans with them into back view. LV. Line of cars coming round bend just after start, Mike Hawthorn is leading the field in his Ferrari followed by Collins in his Ferrari and Fangio in his Maserati. AS. Time keeper. SV. Panning shot of Fangio travelling fast down the straight in the lead during first half of the race. GV. Elevated shot of two cars coming towards camera very fast. One of them whips inside the other. CU. Several cars shooting over brow of hill followed by Fangio's Maserati. GV. Elevated shot of Fangio coming into the pits opposite the grandstand at the half way stage of the race. LV. Elevated shot, he comes into pit and stops. Mechanics immediately start to work on the car. SV. Fangio jumps out as the mechanics change the two rear wheels and refill tank. SCU. Mechanic putting on new rear wheel. CU. Mechanic knocking wing nut on rear wheel. BV. Fangio is pushed out on track again. LV. Elevated shot as Fangio draws away from the pits to resume the race. Zoom shot of three cars rounding right hand bend and going away up hill. SV. Panning shot of Hawthorn, now leading the field, travelling fast down the straight. LV. Hawthorn flashes past the pit at the end of the 20th lap followed by Collins and right on his tail is Fangio. Camera pans with them as they go into back view approaching the north curve. Fangio with a very skilful driving slips inside on the bend and passes Collins. SV. Panning shot of Fangio taking the left hand bend as he nears the end of the race leading by very small margin. GV. Elevated shot as Fangio is flagged home the winner 3.6 seconds ahead of Hawthorn who is followed by Collins. SCU. Mrs Fangio watching from the pits. LV. Elevated shot of Fangio being carried shoulder high in front of masses of cameramen. CU. Fangio.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:49:00 / 01:43:05:00

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