“The First Lap: The Bulgarian Racing Dream” is a gripping documentary chronicling the remarkable journey of a Bulgarian race team competing in Germany’s prestigious GT4 series. Driven by sheer determination and an unyielding passion for racing, the team defies the odds, conquering challenges on the racetrack. Armed with limited resources, they strive to establish themselves in a domain dominated by well-funded adversaries. A young, 16-year-old driver, balancing racing and education, leads the charge, while a former painter turned mechanic and a university-affiliated engineer contribute unique perspectives. The film captures their trials, triumphs, and camaraderie, offering a personal view of their journey. Despite being underdogs, the team captures fans’ hearts, becoming a source of national pride. The documentary underscores the indomitable human spirit and the potential of teamwork, illustrating that even a team from a track-less nation can overcome obstacles. “The First Lap” is a celebration of dreams, tenacity, and the pursuit of excellence in GT4 racing, showcasing the team’s high-speed pursuit of greatness.