Michael Schumacher & Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W196 @ Nordschleife


Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg took a special journey along the legendary Nordschleife. First, Michael chauffeured his team-mate in a Mercedes SLS AMG around the complete North Loop, then they both covered a section of the route in separate W 196 Formula One racing cars. Michael took the wheel of a W 196 ‘Stromlinie’ (streamlined model) while Nico drove a W 196 with open wheels.

The W 196 was the first Formula One Silver Arrow. Statistics for the car in the 1954 and 1955 seasons: 17 podiums, 9 wins, 9 fastest laps, 8 pole positions and two world titles, both for Juan Manuel Fangio.

 

 

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One response

  1. Fantastic photos of the old master and the young charger

    January 23, 2012 at 10:55 pm

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