Drivers


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    DTM at the Hockenheimring, 15 October 1988. Honouring Roland Asch, who took 2nd place in the race and the overall DTM ranking in 1988.
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    Mainz-Finthen airfield race (1st heat), 14 May 1989. Roland Asch wins in a Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution racing tourer.
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    The 1955 season is one of the most successful motorsport seasons for Mercedes-Benz. The brand from Stuttgart won the World Championship with the 300 SLR racing car (W 196 S). Between 30 April and 1 May 1955, Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson won the Mille Miglia in Italy in the 300 SLR with the best ever recorded time.
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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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