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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