Decorative object - Mille Miglia 1955 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #722 - 1955 (1 items)

Description
Decorative object - Mille Miglia 1955 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #722 - 1955 (1 items)
As New - 70x50 cm.

Mille Miglia 1955 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #722 - Moss/Jenkinson Winners.

The 22. edizione Mille Miglia was a motor race held on a 992.332 mile (1597 km) course made up entirely of public roads around Italy, mostly on the outer parts of the country on April 30-May 1, 1955. Each car number related to their allocated start time. While the first cars had started late in the evening on the previous day.
This race was won by Mercedes-Benz factory driver Stirling Moss with the aid of his navigator Denis Jenkinson. They completed the 992-mile distance in 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds- an average speed of 99 mph (160 km/h). The two Englishmen finished 32 minutes in front of their second-placed teammate, Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio.

Lot details
Type of Object
Decorative object
Qualification
Reproduction/replica
No. of items
1
Model/ Title
Mille Miglia 1955 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #722
Condition
As new
Year (youngest object)
1955
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