Mercedes : One victory – many gains

After the Mercedes he constructed had won at the Targa Florio on April 27, 1924 in Sicily, Ferdinand Porsche might have felt a little like this.

Back in Stuttgart, he got to enjoy not only a jubilee trip across the city, but also received an entry in the Golden Book of the city and an honorary doctorate ” in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of motor vehicle construction and especially as the designer of the winning car at the Targa Florio in 1924 “, awarded by the Technical University of Stuttgart .

Pictured here from left to right: driver Christian Werner, engineer Ferdinand Porsche and passenger Karl Sailer happily sitting together after the Mercedes victory!

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