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The amazing story of Otto Mathé and his Fetzenflieger

< ► > Note to reader: This is not a Formula 1 story, perhaps even the antithesis of the top flight… nevertheless, it is an amazing story of the fascinating people and machines that have made their mark on the history of motorsport, thanks to Porsche we are enlightened by a maverick motor racing hero Otto Mathé and his crazy race car.  The Fetzenflieger – the Flying Shreds, go figure – an extraordinary nickname for an exceptional vehicle and its incredible owner/driver. Despite his physical disability, Austrian race driver Otto Mathé celebrated many successes at the wheel of his self-built car that had a Porsche factory racing engine. Mathé was left with...
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