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Mercedes-Benz is the Official Partner of Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia, which means “Thousand Miles” in Italian, was prestigious open-road endurance race. It was held in Italy from 1927 to 1957. The race was stopped in 1957 after two fatal crashes that claimed the lives of drivers, co-driver and spectators. Then, it was resumed in 1958 to 1961, and in 1977 to commemorate its golden year. Another Mille Miglia event is being conducted¬†again this year, which already started in May 15, and it will continue up to May 18. Mercedes-Benz is the official partner of the prestigious event. The Mille Miglia race took off at Brescia going to Padova. Next, the participants will travel down the eastern coast… Continue Reading »

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Replica Of The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Available In The Market

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR is considered as among the winningest race car in the history of the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. Engineer Rudolf Uhlenhaut was responsible for the development of the 300 SLR, which is unfortunately associated with the most disastrous motorsport accident in history. The accident resulted to the death of eighty-three people in 1955. Around 120 people were also injured in the accident in Le Mans that compelled the company to give up on sponsoring motorsports events. The company only returned to sponsoring events in the 1980s. The disaster at Le Mans was not enough to stain the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR legend. The race car was able to… Continue Reading »

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Thousand-Mile Mille Miglia And Mercedes-Benz

Classic car enthusiasts around the world look forward to the Mille Miglia, where Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR will be a part of the starting line this year. The relationship between Mille Miglia and Mercedes-Benz dates back to the time when Karl Kling used the 300 SL in the event in 1952 where he placed second. It marked the homecoming of the luxury vehicle manufacturer to international racing. Mercedes-Benz once again succeeded with Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson winning the 1955 staging of the event. They were able to complete the entire course within a little over ten hours. The Mille Miglia is now being promoted as an endurance test where drivers… Continue Reading »

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