The Silver Arrows’ story of success - Trailer.

In 1955, the W 196 R racing cars had taken part in seven races, winning six first places, five seconds and one third. The 300 SLR racing sports cars had started in six races, recording five victories, five second places and one third place. Mercedes-Benz’s domination of the season could scarcely have been more complete; this departure from motor sport was an honourable retreat at the height of success.