Snapshot of a sizzling summer racing season:
Gorgeous and ridiculously fast Mercedes-Benz W 196 R race cars dominate the field at the French Grand Prix in Reims on July 4, 1954.
In a cinematic finish, the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio won the day in car #18 with another W 196 and an obviously outclassed Maserati behind by a hand’s width.
They don’t call it “grand” for nothing…
- Posted June 16, 2014
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