DRIVERS: GUNTHER BECHEM

Name: Gunther Bechem
Nationality: Germany
Date of birth: December 21, 1921

A German amateur who drove one of Alex von Falkenhausen's AFM-BMWs at Avus in 1953 and then in the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring. The following year he crashed a Borgward sportscar heavily while competing in the Carrera Panamericana and, although he recovered from his serious injuries, he never raced again.

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