At The 1952 Le Mans 24 Hour, Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Succeeded 70 Years Later

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

After the Second World War, Mercedes-Benz made a triumphant return to the world of motorsport with their brand-new 300 SL racing car, and they won the 1952 Le Mans 24 Hours as well as taking first and second place. This was especially noteworthy because developing the new SL was a difficult task given how economically … Read more

The Opel Blitz of 1930. The Long-Running History of the Opel Truck

History of the Opel Truck

A fairly long history dating back to 1930 can be found for the Opel Blitz vehicle. You usually don’t know a lot about trucks unless you’re in and around them. I confess to being largely uneducated, but they look fantastic at performances and events. However, the Opel Blitz is a little unique. I started thinking … Read more

First McLaren for Bruce The Jolly Green Giant was discovered after 57 years of being missing.

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The 1964 Bruce McLaren Cooper-Zerex-Oldsmobile has been found. It was the first car with the McLaren name. The automobile is somewhat of a myth, a sort of motorsports Holy Grail that has somehow survived for so long. Its historical significance and recent return to the UK stem from the fact that it was the first … Read more

The mysterious story of the sinking of the Nazi submarine U-869

Nazi submarine U-869

It is the summer of 1991, and daring, pioneering, and some might even say foolhardy wreck diver and ship’s Captain Bill Nagle has been hearing rumors of a mysterious, unidentified World War Two era wreck located somewhere off the coast of the Jersey Shore. The wreck is said to be located off the coast of … Read more