The 1955 season is one of the most successful motorsport seasons for Mercedes-Benz. Juan Manuel Fangio won his second Formula One world title in a Mercedes-Benz W 196 R. On 11 September 1955 he beat his team mate Piero Taruffi to win the Italian Grand Prix in Monza..

D178406 Motorsport history by Mercedes-Benz – Newsletter 5/2020