The #Mercedes-Benz W196 was the #Mercedes-Benz Formula One entry in the 1954 and 1955 Formula One seasons, winning 9 of 12 races entered in the hands of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss. Firsts included the use of desmodromic valves and fuel injection developed by #Mercedes engineers through experience gained on the DB 600 series of engines used on the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter and many others during World War II.  The W196 sits on “The Blue Wonder” racing car carrier from #Mercedes-Benz.

1955 Germany Test Session, Hockenheimring #Daimler AG

mercedes benz w196 germany 1955 #F1
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