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Mercedes' German GP livery to celebrate 125 years of motorsport

Mercedes are planning to run a commemorative livery at this weekend's German Grand Prix to celebrate 125 years of motorsport. The 1984 Paris–Rouen is considered to be the very first 'motor race', which saw 21 entrants race the 126 km distance between the two French cities on July 22. The race was officially won by Albert Lemaître, driving a Peugeot Type 7, running a 1,282 cc V-twin Daimler engine, which produced 3.7 horsepower – a far cry from the 1,000hp machines of today! This weekend therefore marks Mercedes' first motorsport victory as an engine supplier and will also serve as their 200th Grand Prix start in Formula 1, which...
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