Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car, 1955.

Mercedes-Benz Classic Calendar 2015.

  • Classic Calendar 2015 – May

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car, 1955.

    It was in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, a racing sports car with Formula 1 technology, that Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson won the 1955 “Mille Miglia” in a record time which is still unbeaten. Competitors started at one-minute intervals with the starting number 722 representing a start time of 7:22 a.m. The successes of the 300 SLR in 1955 not only secured the Formula 1 title for Mercedes-Benz but also victory in the sports car world championship.

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