Rudolf Caracciola is crowned the 1935 European Grand Prix Champion at the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz W 25 formula racing car, which weighed a mere 750 kilograms. He claimed victories at races including the French Grand Prix in Montlhéry, on 23 June 1935, ahead of his team mate Manfred von Brauchitsch.

D189139 Motorsport history by Mercedes-Benz – Newsletter 5/2020