Seven unique 1950s Mercedes ‘Silver Arrows’ race cars are to be exhibited in a special display at the Louwman Museum in The Hague, Netherlands, this summer from 7 July to 2 September.
The exhibition will represent one of the most heroic periods in the history of motor racing. The seven cars all have extensive racing histories, involving such famous racing drivers as Juan Manual Fangio, Stirling Moss, Karl Kling and Hans Herrmann.
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The cars, all of which are from the permanent collection of Mercedes-Benz Classic in Stuttgart, Germany, are as follows:
Mercedes-Benz W196 R
Reigning Formula One World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio won the 1955 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in this car, finishing just 0.3 seconds ahead of his teammate Stirling
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