Paul O’Shea becomes American sports car champion 65 years ago in 1957 with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLS based on the 300 SL Roadster (W 198). Before that, the racing driver wins the championship in 1955 and 1956 with a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé (“Gullwing”). (Photo index number in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archive: 2001DIG172)

D662746 Mercedes-Benz Classic Notes 2/2022
  • Shelfnumber
    22C0102_005
  • Legend
    Paul O’Shea becomes American sports car champion 65 years ago in 1957 with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLS based on the 300 SL Roadster (W 198). Before that, the racing driver wins the championship in 1955 and 1956 with a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé (“Gullwing”). (Photo index number in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archive: 2001DIG172)
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  • Release date
    May 18, 2022
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