One-two win for Benz in Frankfurt - Cologne race

  • Date
    2 July 1899
  • Description
    In the Frankfurt - Cologne long-distance race, two Benz cars driven by Fritz Held and Emil Graf take the first two places, despite gales, rain and muddy roads.
Long-distance trip Frankfurt-Cologne, 1899
The winner Fritz Held is seen at the wheel with co-driver Hans Thum in an 8-hp Benz racing car. Class victory, grand gold medal winners.
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Long-distance trip Frankfurt-Cologne, 1899
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