French Grand Prix in Reims, 4 July 1954. The Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing car W 196 R with its streamlined bodywork clinch a breath-taking one-two victory in their first race and cross the finishing line only seconds apart. The photo shows the subsequent winner, Juan Manuel Fangio (right, starting number 18), and Karl Kling (starting number 20).

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