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Rudolf Caracciola driving Mercedes-Benz W25 Streamliner car

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rn Rudolf Caracciola driving Mercedes-Benz W25 Streamliner car, 1934. The car is pictured here in its closed cockpit version. Caracciola set a Class C (cars with engines of 3000-5000cc) Land Speed Record of 196.721 mph in Hungary in October, 1934, thus beginning Mercedes' rivalry with Auto Union in speed record-breaking which would continue throughout the 1930s. Rudolf Caracciola driving Mercedes-Benz W25 Streamliner car

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