Mercedes-Benz 300 SL racing sports car (W 194) from 1952. First race deployment, Mille Miglia, 3/4 May 1952. The car of Hermann Lang / Erwin Grupp (starting number 626) surrounded by enthusiastic fans. As the fastest Mercedes-Benz team up to that point, the duo ran off the road after 220 kilometres before Ferrara and retired with a damaged rear axle. (Photo index number in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archive: R5104)

D665855 After a two-year break: Mercedes-Benz Classic takes to the starting line at the 1000 Miglia