Event: Mercedes-Benz Classic at the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, 5 to 7 November 2011.
75 years ago – on 11 November 1936:
Rudolf Caracciola broke five international class records and one world record in a fully streamlined Mercedes-Benz “Rekordwagen” on the Frankfurt – Darmstadt motorway. He attained a record speed of 333.48 km/h from a flying start over a distance of 10 miles.
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