Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Mercedes-Benz W 25 record concept


In 1934 the german cars, soon to be known as the "Silver Arrows", broke into the GP scene they would then dominate till WW2.

Almost as soon as the new cars were ready Auto Union quickly realized that Grand Prix cars could be effectively used for breaking land speed records (Germany only held a handful of small displacement class records at the time), thus contributing to the image of power Germany was building up and imposing to the world. As early as march Hans Stuck had grabbed three medium distance records using a mostly standard Typ A GP car... Read more


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