F1 1954 Round 04 : France Reims - Highlights

For Fangio and Kling, however, no such issues became present. As such, they went on to claim first and second position in the grand prix. By the end of the race, the pair were a lap ahead of third-place driver Robert Manzon, who drove for Ferrari at the time.


Over the remainder of the season, the Mercedes team racked up a further three wins. And they would come back the following year with the same car and claim five more victories.

Clearly it was a glimpse of things to come for the Silver Arrows! Well, until a dramatic rule change ruined everything for the team this year.