Drivers


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    Mille Miglia 1955 in Italy from 30 April to 1 May 1955: Stirling Moss won the legendary road race with his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in a Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR (W 196 S) in the best ever time achieved.
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    British Grand Prix in Aintree on 16 July 1955: Stirling Moss won the race in a Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing car W 196 R. It was the first victory for a British racing driver at this Grand Prix.
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    Mille Miglia 1955 in Italy from 30 April to 1 May 1955: Stirling Moss won the legendary road race with his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in a Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR (W 196 S) in the best ever time achieved.
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    The Mercedes-Benz racing drivers Stirling Moss (left) and Juan Manuel Fangio at the Hockenheimring in 1991 with the Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR (W 196 S), which had start number 722 at the 1955 Mille Miglia, as well as a Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing car W 196 R.
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    Mille Miglia 1955 in Italy from 30 April to 1 May 1955: Stirling Moss won the legendary road race with his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in a Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR (W 196 S) in the best ever time achieved.
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    Mercedes-Benz racing driver Sir Stirling Moss. Picture from 1955 at the edge of test drives with the Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR (W 196 S) at the Hockenheimring. The vehicles were then brought to Italy for training on the route of the Mille Miglia.
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    Monaco Grand Prix, also given the honorary title of Grand Prix d’Europe, 22 May 1955. Racing driver Stirling Moss (right) and Rudolf Uhlenhaut before the start.
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    Signed photo of the victorious Mercedes-Benz racing team after the English Grand Prix at Aintree on 16 July 1955, which Stirling Moss won. Left to right: Rudolf Uhlenhaut, Juan Manuel Fangio, Piero Taruffi, Stirling Moss, Karl Kling and (far right) race director Alfred Neubauer.
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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) from 1955 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Car driven by Stirling Moss with Denis Jenkinson in the Mille Miglia of the same year (record time: 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds).
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    Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador Sir Stirling Moss (centre), Susie Wolff and Hans Herrmann with three Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports cars (W 196 S) with the start numbers of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo from the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador Sir Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) with start number 722 of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo of the 1000 Miglia 2015 from 14 to 17 May 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador Sir Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) with start number 722 of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo of the 1000 Miglia 2015 from 14 to 17 May 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) from 1955 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Car driven by Stirling Moss with Denis Jenkinson in the Mille Miglia of the same year (record time: 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds).
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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) from 1955 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Car driven by Stirling Moss with Denis Jenkinson in the Mille Miglia of the same year (record time: 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds).
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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR sports car (W 196 S), 1955. Car driven by Stirling Moss with Denis Jenkinson in the Mille Miglia of the same year (record time: 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds). Studio shot, exterior, front left.
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    Sir Stirling Moss at the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) with start number 722 at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” on 23 April 2015 in Italy.
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    Two racing drivers and two Mercedes-Benz W 196 R Formula One racing cars: Sir Stirling Moss (left) in the streamlined version and Lewis Hamilton in the open wheeled car. Photo in the old banked curve of the Monza circuit during the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Fascination motorsport: Sir Stirling Moss (left) and Lewis Hamilton during the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Two racing drivers and two Mercedes-Benz W 196 R Formula One racing cars: Sir Stirling Moss (left) in the streamlined version and Lewis Hamilton in the open wheeled car. Photo on the old Monza circuit during the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Two racing drivers and two Mercedes-Benz W 196 R Formula One racing cars: Sir Stirling Moss (left) in the streamlined version and Lewis Hamilton in the open wheeled car. Photo on the old Monza circuit during the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador Sir Stirling Moss. Photo of Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 from 26 to 28 June 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz Brand Ambassador Sir Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing car W 196 R. Photo of Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 from 26 to 28 June 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) from 1955 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Car driven by Stirling Moss with Denis Jenkinson in the Mille Miglia of the same year (record time: 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds).
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    Victory celebration after the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa–Francorchamps, 5 June 1955. Runner-up Stirling Moss with trophy.
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    Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, 5 June 1955. King Leopold of Belgium, Rudolf Uhlenhaut, Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss and Karl Kling (from left) beside the Mercedes-Benz W 196 R Formula One racing car.
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    Monaco Grand Prix, also given the honorary title of Grand Prix d’Europe, 22 May 1955. At the Mercedes-Benz pit with the drivers' inscriptions and start numbers, 2 - Fangio, 6 - Moss, 4 - Simon. On the right in the picture race director Alfred Neubauer. In the foreground, from back: Rudolf Uhlenhaut, Prof Dr Fritz Nallinger and Prof Dr Hans Scherenberg.
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    Bernd Mayländer, regular driver of the official FIA F1™ safety car since 2000, beside the Mercedes-AMG GT R safety car (C 190). Photo from the Classic Insight “125 Years of Motorsports” in April 2019 in Silverstone.
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    Michael Schumacher joined the Mercedes-Benz junior programme in 1990 as racing driver. He startet in Group C sports cars and DTM. Photo from the ADAC 480 km at the Nürburgring, 18 August 1990. Michael Schumacher and Jochen Mass came second in the race with a Mercedes-Benz Group-C racing sports car C 11 and made perfect a double victory for the team Sauber-Mercedes.
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    Podium ceremony for Klaus Ludwig, later the DTM Champion of 1994, at the Eifel Race at the Nürburgring, 8 May 1994.
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    1998 FIA GT championship, final race of the season in Laguna Seca, California, 25 October 1998. Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta secure the championship in the Mercedes-Benz CLK-LM GT racing sports car ahead of Bernd Schneider and Mark Webber.
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    Mercedes-Benz racing driver Klaus Ludwig. Portrait from the 1994 DTM season.
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    1994 German Touring Car Championship (DTM), ADAC Grand Prix at the Nürburgring on 2 June 1994, 2nd run. At the front of the field, the ultimate winner Klaus Ludwig with an AMG Mercedes C-Class DTM touring car (W 202).
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    German Touring Car Championship (DTM), 1992. Klaus Ludwig becomes DTM champion in a Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II DTM touring car (W 201).
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    Racing driver Klaus Ludwig with the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “125 Years of Motorsport” in Silverstone on 5 April 2019.
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    Mercedes-Benz Classic brand ambassador and racing driver Klaus Ludwig with a Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR GT racing sports car from 1997, photograph taken at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
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    Royal duo: racing driver Klaus Ludwig (“King Ludwig”) and influencer Shareen Raudies (“Shareen Queen”) in the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II at the 2019 Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon on 5 July 2019.
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    Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Klaus Ludwig with his son Luca Ludwig at the 2019 Classic Days Schloss Dyck on 4 August 2019 with the Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR GT racing car from 1997.
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    Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Sir Stirling Moss (middle), Susie Wolff and Hans Herrmann with three Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports cars (W 196 S) with the start numbers of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo from the Mercedes-Benz Classic Insight “Success Stories 1955” in Italy from 22 to 24 April 2015.
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    Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Sir Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) with start number 722 of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo of the Mille Miglia 2015 from 14 to 17 May 2015, 15 May 2015, leg Brescia-Rimini.
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    Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Sir Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S) with start number 722 of the 1955 Mille Miglia. Photo of the Mille Miglia 2015 from 14 to 17 May 2015, 15 May 2015, leg Brescia-Rimini.
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