. . . What emerged was a gem of universal comedy. While, at one level, a devotee of motor racing can savor Ustinov's obvious love of the sport, and affectionate "insider" jokes, so also The Grand Prix of Gibraltar! is easily appreciated by anyone who takes pleasure simply in the quirks of human nature and differing nationalities, in a funny tale sublimely told.
--from the liner notes by Nigel Roebuck