AMG 300 SEL 6.8 racing touring car based on the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 (W 109) luxury saloon. At the 24-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps in 1971, Hans Heyer and Clemens Schickentanz attained second place overall, causing a sensation. Photo from training. Schickentanz qualified with the fifth-fastest time for starting spot 5. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A2002F5499)

D634798 The sensation at Spa 50 years ago: AMG class victory at the 24-hour race in 1971
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    AMG 300 SEL 6.8 racing touring car based on the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 (W 109) luxury saloon. At the 24-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps in 1971, Hans Heyer and Clemens Schickentanz attained second place overall, causing a sensation. Photo from training. Schickentanz qualified with the fifth-fastest time for starting spot 5. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A2002F5499)
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    Jul 26, 2021
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