Hans Geier at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz, Nurburgring, 1930s.
© NMeM / Zoltan Glass / Science & Society Picture Library
Photograph by Zoltan Glass. Hans Geier in car No 8, a Mercedes-Benz W25 GP, drinking during a pit stop. He has a protective blanket over his shoulders in case of fuel spillage. Mechanics refuel and change the tyres.