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Old 11-29-2019, 08:03 PM   #3331 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Mercedes were silver too because it's Germany's official racing color.
Yea I caught that too.

Some people tell me white is the color of German racing, others say silver.

It can be both?

A Colorful History of Racing Hues: Deutsche Weiss und Silber (3 of 4)
https://petrolicious.com/articles/a-...-silver-3-of-4
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The vagaries of time have swallowed up many stories from our collective pasts and the meandering tale of Germanyís racing color is just such a lost legend. Completely unique amongst the ranks of nations, Germany is the only country to have two international racing colors itís racers can choose from. It is the story to which we now turn in our exploration of national racing colors.

When the racing colors for the every country were first decided with the advent of the Gordon Bennett Cup, Germany was among the first four to be assigned. White was their chosen hue and so it remained for 32 years of racing and victories. Then something happened that is disputed and today verges on legend.

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