Posts Tagged: Auto Union

Bernd Rosemeyer – Racing Driver
By July 31, 2015 Read More →

Bernd Rosemeyer – Racing Driver

Bernd Rosemeyer achieved international fame primarily as one of Auto Union’s top drivers in Grand Prix races and world speed record attempts in the Silver Arrows era of the 1930s. His racing triumphs in Europe, Africa and the USA made him a public idol – not least because of his swashbuckling driving style.

DKW F1 (1931-1932)
By September 21, 2013 Read More →

DKW F1 (1931-1932)

DKW F1 was a small, front-wheel drive car manufactured by DKW between 1931 and 1932. The car was presented at the Berlin Motor Show in 1931.

Auto Union Silver Arrow Type A (1934)
By September 8, 2013 Read More →

Auto Union Silver Arrow Type A (1934)

Auto Union Type A was the first of the famous Auto Union racing cars from the 1930s. At the time German racing cars were given a silver paint finish, and therefore these cars were also called Silver Arrow.

Georg “Schorsch” Meier
By March 13, 2011 Read More →

Georg “Schorsch” Meier

Georg “Schorsch” Meier was born on November 9, 1910 in Mühldorf am Inn, Bavaria, Germany. After working as a mechanic, he joined the Bavarian state police in 1931. His driving talents was soon recognized and he took part to endurance races with BMW R4. In 1936, Meier won the German Army championship. Meier was signed to the BMW works team in 1937 and in 1938, in his first season, he became European champion in the 500cc class. In 1939, he was the first non-British to win the Senior Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man. In the same year, he also raced for the Auto Union team.