Your piece about AVUS in the January issue (Doug Nye column) reminded me that during a holiday to Berlin in 2007 I visited the area of the old track. After some poking around
I came across a Best Western hotel and restaurant. Finding no external reference to the track I made unsuccessful enquiries at the restaurant reception, then decided to stop for a coffee.
To my delight the cafe was full of posters, press cuttings and facsimiles depicting the history of the track. I took some photos of the table tops (above) and walls as well as some external views, including the nearby grandstand mentioned in the article.
John Helliar, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands
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