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”60 years of the SL”: Double victory at the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in the 300 SL racing sports car

The 1952 racing season was a resounding success for Mercedes-Benz: in Berne, Le Mans, and at the Nürburgring race track, the 300 SL racing sports car (W194) left competitors in its wake. With its celebrated double, triple, and quadruple victories, the 300 SL impressively demonstrated its sporting gene, which it passed on to successive vehicles in the SL series. The racing calendar that year featured a further highlight rounding off the season from 19 to 23 November 1952: the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in Mexico, one of the most gruelling endurance races in the world. Continue reading ”60 years of the SL”: Double victory at the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in the 300 SL racing sports car