Mercedes-Benz racing success, to many, evokes thoughts of Lewis Hamilton or Sir Stirling Moss. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a time when the manufacturer wasn’t dominating the premiere class of motor racing with a Brit at the helm, but as sure as day there was one.
But to dwell on failure is to admit defeat, and Mercedes’ staunch German spirit would never allow such a thing. Luckily, the manufacturer has had countless wins across various classes, including many in the hands of the late legend Moss.
This list isn’t a breakdown of the most successful Mercedes racing cars of all time, rather our pick of some of their finest machines.