Articles tagged Neubauer

Page 14, June 1955

With Moss in the Mille Miglia

On May 1st motor-racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1,000-mile Mile Miglia, the first time in twenty-two years that this has been achieved by a British driver, and I had the very great privilege of sitting beside him throughout this epic drive. But let us go back to the beginning, for this win was not a fluke on the spur of the moment, it was the result of weeks, even months, of...

Page 93, July 2014

A nation divided

Behind the shock and awe of era-defining Silver Arrows domination, tension festered in the wake of the Führer’s decision to split state funding between Mercedes and the new Auto UnionWriter Doug Nye Pre-war motor racing was well reported by the British weeklies The Motor and The Autocar, with Tom Moore and friends in Motor Sport having more time to get it right. Time reveals so much more – but...

Page 48, July 1935


THE FRENCH GRAND PRIX NOTES ON THERE was hardly a doubt during the I period of practising before this year's race that victory would go to one of the two German teams. Mercedes made no great effort to go fast, but we were informed by Mr. Neubauer before the start of the race that Caracciola had put in a spell of practising a fortnight before the race, and had equalled his best lap speed of last...

Page 60, June 1956

Notes On The Cars In The Mille Miglia

In the over-2-litre class the issue lay between Ferrari and Maserati, and the Maranello firm entered two 12-cylinder 3 1/2-litres as used in the Giro Sicilia, to be driven by Castellotti and Fangio, and two four-cylinder 3 1/2-litres, similar to the Sicily-winning car, to be driven by Musso and Collins. There were no radical changes to them, and only Collins carried a passenger, the others having...

Page 5, August 1938

Heil, Seaman! Heil, Mercedes!

British driver’s great victory in the German Grand Prix. Sensational fire in the pits For the first time in fifteen years, a British driver has won the laurels in a full-scale Grand Prix race. Capping all his previous exploits, Richard Seaman, with a Mercedes-Benz, defeated the cream of Europe's drivers in the German Grand Prix on July 24th at the Nürburg Ring. Seaman's victory was due to that...

Page 5, July 1938


MERCEDES-BENZ WALK-OVER IMPRESSIVE DISPLAY IN FRENCH GRAND PRIX MAKES UP FOR SCARCITY OF RUNNERS THAT the eagerly awaited Frenelt Grand Prix at Rheims did not develop into a complete fiasco was due to the sporting spit it of the Mercedes-Benz team. All serious opposition faded out on the very first lap, but the three German cars, instead of slowing to the speed of their only rivals, the two...

Page 9, August 1954

Ferrari Vanquishes Mercedes-Benz In British Grand Prix

Gonzalez Wins Magnificently, with Hawthorn Second. Lotus and Aston Martin Dominate Sports-Car Races. Moss First in 500-c.c. Event The British G.P., organised by the B.R.D.C. for the R.A.C. and run at Silverstone on July 17th, was the most interesting race we have seen since the war. A big crowd, said to be 90,000, braved the rain to watch a grim battle, over 270 slippery miles, between Ferrari,...

Page 52, May 1982

A matter of identity

An attempt to solve a classic motor racing problem "A maze of legend has grown up about the destiny of those five Mercedes cars, at least three of which are known to survive . . a whole chapter could easily be filled with them, which does nothing but bear out Mark Twain's old aphorism about the fragments of the True Cross" — William Court, in "Power and Glory". THE 1914 French Grand Prix at Lyons...

Page 32, August 1937


MERCEDES BREAK NURBURG RECORD BRAUCH1TSCH FIRST AND SECOND IN GERMAN GRAND PRIX CARACCIOLA AND VON TO the victors the spoils 1 After a lapse of six years, Mercedes-Benz carried off the honours in the Grand Prix of Germany, defeating the rival Auto-Unions and winning first and second places. The race, held at the Niirburg Ring on July 25th, was remarkable for the number of crashes. The most...

Page 38, March 1937


TOUIP Cif II-11E CCNTINIE%11 By OUR CONTINENTAL REPRESENTATIVE Plans for the Season Continental motor-racing plans are now almost complete for the coming season, several teams having been already formed and great activity is being made in the various camps. Merckies-Benz having fixed their first three drivers in Caracciola, Lang and Seaman. Of Caracciola, enough is already known. Lang was...


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