Mercedes Revisits La Panamericana

Mercedes-Benz re-established its presence in motorsports with its win on the 1952 Carrera Panamericana. In March of this year, those memories were stirred to life when a dozen SLS AMGs joined the SLs in Oaxaca to rerun that fabled route. We were joined by John Fitch and Hans Herrmann who drove that historic race for Mercedes, as well as by the actual cars that won the race and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in that same year.

In Racing with Mercedes, John Fitch described the route from Oaxaca to Puebla, which we drove in the new SLS AMGs:

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