MercedesBenz’s Silver Arrows

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Mercedes-Benz’s Silver Arrows

yesterday’s acquisition of Brawn GP. will return to Formula One a 55-year hiatus. Judging by earlier attempts to build cars, every team has to be very, very afraid.

has announced it has purchased this world champion Brawn GP and will ru. Read more on

Mercedes-Benz have been cars for over a century but since 1955, they been doing it in disguise: as as Sauber, as McLaren.

This is set to chance in 2010: GP will become Mercedes-Benz’s team as Mercedes Grand

The new team, headed by Ross will have quite a to match. The most famous racing cars are the Silver named for their unpainted bodies: two groups of cars competed in the 30s and the 50s and won most of the races were entered in.

Here they are.

Credit: Mercedes-Benz

Engine . straight-8

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Claim to fame . The Silver Arrow

The rise of grand prix team the Nazis’ ascent to power in After Adolf Hitler Germany’s chancellor, he was approached by a executive and they agreed to a where the German state sponsor the Mercedes-Benz racing which was then in deep trouble. There is dispute the precise amount of sponsorship, various sources pegging it 10% and 40% of expenses.

The W25 was created for the 750-kilo formula: could weigh no more 1650 pounds. It is not precisely how they lost their racing white to became but the most widely quoted is that team manager Neubauer and driver Manfred von devised the scheme to strip the car of its to squeeze it below weight

In any case, after early problems were overcome, it was a successful car, winning races in 1934 and taking the European Grand Prix for Rudolf Caracciola. In its last it was eclipsed by Auto Union’s C, driven by Bernd Rosemeyer.

every Mercedes-Benz Silver which would follow, the W25 had a engine which emitted a whistle under acceleration. If interested, Jenson Button it at this year’s Goodwood of Speed, where I captured the on video .

The W25 was the first Silver Arrow, and one of to make an appearance at the Goodwood Read more Read on

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