First racing wins with supercharged engine

  • Date
    27 April 1924
  • Description
    At the Madonie race course in Sicily, DMG works driver Christian Werner wins the Targa Florio over 432 km and, after an additional lap of 108 km, the Coppa Florio, recording the first major race victories for the new Mercedes 2-litre racing car with four-cylinder supercharged engine.
  • Caption
    Targa Florio on the Madonie circuit. Winner Christian Werner with the number 10.