GRAND PRIX MERCEDES: RACE OF THE CENTURY WINNER!

Amelia Island Concours to host winner of the 1914 French GP. It’s the centerpiece of a special display presented by Mercedes-Benz and car owner George Wingard. A team of five Mercedes Grand Prix racers traveled to France for the Grand Prix of the Automobile Club of France, less than one week after the assassination of the Archduke  Franz Ferdinand which led to then start of WW I. It was a time of political turmoil  and accelerating technological progress. At 8:00 a.m. on July 4...
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