Gearhead News

July 29, 2021
Trio of special race cars mark 50th anniversary of Mercedes-Benz AMG's historic Spa victory

It was at the 1971 24 Hours of Spa where AMG first made a name for itself. The company was only founded four years earlier, by a pair of former Mercedes-Benz engineers who wanted to develop racing engines, but couldn’t while at Mercedes since the automaker had ended all racing efforts following the disastrous 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans. For the 1971… [#item_URL]