Mercedes-Benz CLR: The tale of the way Mercedes by chance made an plane as a substitute of a racecar

Mercedes is surely no stranger to motorsports. The German emblem has been at it for the easier a part of the remaining 100 years. The corporate was once taken with Grand Prix as early as 1923, with their teardrop-shaped Benz Tropfenwagen after which there was once LeMans incident from 1955 the place a 300 SLR crash-landed into the stands. Mercedes ruled the FIA GT1 magnificence within the Nineteen Nineties, however that was once adopted by way of some attention-grabbing tendencies with their Mercedes CLR, which it appears acted extra like an plane quite than a automobile. Because of this, it controlled to turn, and now not simply as soon as.