September 2012 VRJ

$20.00

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VINTAGE RACECAR

Interview: John Barnard – Part II – Mike Jiggle continues his discussion with the famed F1 designer about his time in Indycar racing, working with Ron Dennis and dealing with Ferrari politics.

Profile: Wings of Change – Casey Annis climbs behind the wheel of the first Mercedes-Benz to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 1952 300 SL (W194).

Feature: Streamliners – Ed McDonough examines the developmental history of Daimler-Benz’s use of streamlining and aerodynamics in racing.

Fast Lines: Mercedes’ Modern Marvel – Pete Lyons continues to lust after the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, a car looming large in his memories.

Heroes: Karl Kling – Robert Newman analyzes the career of one of the premier factory team drivers for Mercedes-Benz.

Legends Speak: Moss and the 300 SLR – Stirling Moss recalls his experiences with Mercedes’ wondrous 300 SLR and tells why he likes it so.

Art History: “Uhlenhaut’s Drive” – Graham Bosworth captures a very special man’s very special automobile in a high-speed profile.

Greatest Racecars: Jaguar XJR-9 LM – Johnny Dumfries explains why he selected the car he helped drive to victory at Le Mans as his favorite.

Last Lap: 300 SL – Mike Lawrence shares his initial memories of the very first supercar he ever encountered.

First Turn: The Other Rudi

Hidden Treasure: 1954 Jado Special

Market Guide: Formula 5000

Photo Galleries: Pau, Silverstone, Indianapolis, Winton, Watkins Glen, Sears Point

VINTAGE ROADCAR

Profile: Wingless Gull – 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Interview: Mike Kunz – Director of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in California.

Feature: Building A Legend – The Evolution of the SL Series

Showcase: 2013 SL550

The Restorers: Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

Driven: 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Photo Gallery: The Elegance at Hershey, Mecum Salmon Brothers, H&H Auctions, San Marino Concours, Macleans Bridge Display Day, RM Monaco Auctions, Concorso Ferrari

 

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Dimensions 420 × 268 in

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