Peter Brock
Peter Brock
8/26/21 9:14 a.m.

Much to the disappointment of its star driver, Rudolf Caracciola, Mercedes-Benz announced that it was getting out of motor racing. The year was 1931, and the financial crash of ’29 was still having a worldwide effect on sales. 

The timing interrupting Caracciola’s meteoric career …

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Casor New Reader
9/24/23 12:03 p.m.

Fantastic article!  Felt as if I was at the race.  I never knew any of this history, thanks for posting this.

Fiat New Reader
9/24/23 9:59 p.m.

Very well told, worthy of a movie script.  Great example of the power of thinking outside the box, literally.

Tanner88 New Reader
9/27/23 2:24 p.m.

Nice read! Thanks for sharing!

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