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Auto Union - Grand-Prix-Report Auto Union 1934 - 1939
Grand-Prix-Report Auto Union 1934 -

Auto Union

With dust jacket.

  • ASIN: 3879438765
Auto Union - Auto Union Gp Race and Record Cars: Their Reconstruction and Restoration
Auto Union Gp Race and Record Cars: Their Reconstruction and

Auto Union

This lavishly illustrated book provides competition and technological histories of Auto Union race cars from the period.

  • ASIN: 0760313075
Auto Union - Silver Arrows In Camera: A photographic history of the Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Racing Teams 1934-39
Silver Arrows In Camera: A photographic history of the Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Racing Teams

Auto Union

The battle in Grand Prix racing between the German Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union teams during the six years from 1934 through 1939 was probably the greatest, most spectacular and most important era in motor racing history. The two German teams almost completely dominated Grand Prix racing, mainly because of their technical superiority. This superiority was made possible by the vast sums that the two teams could expend on racing. The money paid to them by the German government was not a direct subsidy, but represented the generous margin above cost incorporated in government contracts. In effect, while Mercedes-Benz developed and manufactured aero engines for the Luftwaffe, the Auto Union Group manufactured tanks and other armored vehicles for the Wehrmacht.

  • Brand: Brand: Haynes Publishing UK
  • ASIN: 1844254674
Auto Union - CMC-Classic Model Cars USA Cmc Auto Union Type C, 1937 German Hillclimb, 111 Struck Diecast Model Car
CMC-Classic Model Cars USA Cmc Auto Union Type C, 1937 German Hillclimb, 111 Struck Diecast Model

Auto Union

The legendary hill-climb track at the Schauinsland Mountain near Freiburg was internationally famous. The first hill-climbing race took place there in 1925. In the following years the race grew to be an international competition. Auto Union would bring it's Type C with Hans Stuck behind the wheel Bernd Rose Meyer and Mercedes-Benz with Rudolf Caracciola, Manfred v. Brauchitsch and Hermann Lang. The race-track was 12 km long, leading all the way to the top of Schauinsland Pass with 178 turns for drivers to negotiate and an ascent of 780 meters on slopes that could be 12˚ uphill. At the end of the race, Hans Stuck lived up to his nickname, driving his #111 Auto Union Type C with twin-tire rear wheels to victory by one second ahead of his team mate Bernd Rose Meyer, who was also on a Type C, but with single-tire rear wheels.

  • Brand: CMC-Classic Model Cars, USA
  • ASIN: B072JPRS6B
  • UPC: 767744381245
Auto Union - AUTO UNION - DIE GROBEN RENNEN -1934-39
AUTO UNION - DIE GROBEN RENNEN

Auto Union

GERMAN text throughout. Tall hardcover, white boards, 186 glossy pages numbered to 164, appendix, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams, 6 photos in full color. *** Copyright 1979 by Editrice Grafische Zanini. Foreword by Robert Eberan-Eberhorst. *** Fascinating and detailed racing history of the Auto Union (combined team of Audi, DKW, Horch, Wanderer) from 1934 to 1939.

  • ASIN: B000SLNF4Y
Auto Union - Le leggendarie Auto Union
Le leggendarie Auto Union

Auto Union

  • ASIN: B0000ECHF9
Auto Union - Auto Union Album 1934 1939
Auto Union Album 1934 1939

Auto Union

This text is a photographic celebration of the Auto Union Silver Arrows of the 1930s, who raced at Zwickau against their principal rivals, Mercedes-Benz and Alfa Romeo. Personalities of the day that feature include Professor Ferdinand Porsche, Rudolf Hasse and Luigi Fagioli.

  • ASIN: 0851840566
Auto Union - The AUTO UNION-DKW Guide (History of the Automobile)
The AUTO UNION-DKW Guide (History of the

Auto Union

“Tell me its pedigree and I’ll tell you what kind of car it is!” According to legend, this pungent comment was made by the great Tazio Nuvolari when a manufacturer asked him to drive a new car in the German Grand Prix.West Germany’s Auto Union products—the front-wheel-drive DKW 750 and the larger Auto Union S-1000 series—are direct descendants of the famous Auto Union racing cars that Nuvolari was later to drive to victory in the British and German Grand Prix races, and which literally cleaned up on the racing tracks of Europe before World War II ended peaceful competition be¬tween great automobile marques. These were the cars that would do 205 mph, weighed a mere 2,508 pounds, and were constructed with what one writer describes as an “unearthly kind of superior craftsmanship ...” (1961 - Keith Ayling)

  • ASIN: B01H85DFL0
Auto Union - CMC-Classic Model Cars, USA Cmc Auto Union Type C, 1936 Nurburgring, 18 Rosemeyer Diecast Model Car
CMC-Classic Model Cars, USA Cmc Auto Union Type C, 1936 Nurburgring, 18 Rosemeyer Diecast Model

Auto Union

On June 14th 1936, Auto Union sent its best driver Bernd Rosemeyer to compete in the famous Eifel race at the Nürburgring, piloting an Auto Union Type C with starting #18. This event became one of the most memorable fog-races at the Nürburgring. True to his nickname, Rosemeyer became an undisputed front-runner late in the race. At a significant distance behind him was Nuvolari, running in the 2nd place. During the 8th round, however, something unforeseen happened. With the sudden Descent of a heavy fog, the Nürburgring was enveloped in an impenetrable wall of mist. Visibility was reduced to less than 20 meters! and what did Rosemeyer do? this crazy guy kept going full speed ahead. With a seriously blurred vision, he had to rely on his route memory of the course, a 7th sense for orientation, and an undaunted spirit to win the race. A legend was born. Bernd Rosemeyer went down in racing history as the “fog master.” Auto Union was setting a new benchmark that put an end to the dominance of Mercedes Benz.

  • Brand: CMC-Classic Model Cars, USA
  • ASIN: B072JNJ36L
  • UPC: 767744381238

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