A Mercedes built out of 10,000 pieces of scrap metal

Mercedes-Benz never put the 1954 300 SLR "Uhlenhaut Coupe" into production, and the only two examples ever built are locked in its museum. But a trio of German artists will sell you this: a statue of the 300SLR made from 10,000 pieces of scrap metal. » 9/20/11 10:30am 9/20/11 10:30am

Sir Stirling Moss Is A Huge Nerd

Not only is Moss the greatest racing driver ever and the star of a Royal Mail stamp collection, he also puts many a young nerd to shame with his extra-geeky home in London built in 1962. » 6/04/09 9:30am 6/04/09 9:30am

The Grand Prix For British Philatelic Immortality

In 2007, Royal Mail issued a set of stamps commemorating Britain’s Formula One greats. With six slots for eight world champions and Sir Stirling Moss, the stage was set for a philatelic battle royale. » 6/03/09 4:00pm 6/03/09 4:00pm

Get Ready For 24 Hours Of LeMons Reno With Eyesore Racing’s…


Here’s a little treat for those of you who can’t wait to follow the Monaco GP Murilee and Rob Krider's coverage of this weekend’s LeMons race: a pink Cadillac-Miata from Eyesore Racing. » 5/22/09 8:30am 5/22/09 8:30am

When The Germans Came to Formula One

Brawn GP's inaugural 1–2 victory in Melbourne was no stranger to their engine supplier Mercedes-Benz: it was exactly the same fashion as how they debuted in Formula One in 1954 with their epic W196. » 4/02/09 4:45pm 4/02/09 4:45pm