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Silver Arrows

The story of Mercedes-Benz in motor sport

Andrew Noakes


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Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking achievements in F1 are the latest successes in a glorious motor sport record for Mercedes and Benz that stretches back to the very first races in the 1890s.

Silver Arrows celebrates the achievements of Mercedes and Benz in motor sport, from the very earliest days to the record-breaking success of Lewis Hamilton in F1. It covers every major era and form of motor sport including:
  • The pioneers of motor sport and the ‘White Elephant’ SSK
  • The massively powerful 1930s Grand Prix cars
  • Le Mans, sports and F1 cars of the 1950s
  • Rally cars from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • Touring car racing and the DTM
  • The  Mercedes return to racing in Group C sports cars
  • F1 engines and the Mercedes Grand Prix team
  • Formula E and the future of Mercedes in motor sport

The Crowood Press UK, 9780719840159, 292pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2022

About the Author

Andrew Noakes has been writing about cars for more than 20 years. He was trained as an automotive engineer but decided to go into motoring journalism, working for Fast Car magazine before launching the classic car title Classics. He has been freelance since 2002, writing on cars for a wide range of magazines and websites, and since 2006 has also taught motoring journalism at Coventry University. He is the chairman of the Guild of Motoring Writers in 2016-18.
Andrew is the author of more than a dozen motoring books including The Ultimate History of Aston Martin, Aston Martin DB7: The Complete Story and Aston Martin – Model By Model. He lives in Warwickshire.