Rosberg and Hamilton drive historic Silver Arrows

Lewis Hamilton, 1938 Type W 154, Nico Rosberg, 1954 Type W 196

Lewis Hamilton, 1938 Type W 154, Nico Rosberg, 1954 Type W 196 

 Photo: Mercedes GP

In advance of the German GP at the Nurburgring, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton took two historic Mercedes Grand Prix cars out on a lap of the old Nordschleife circuit.

Hamilton drove a Mercedes Benz 1938 Type W 154. Rudolf Caracciola drove the W 154 to win the 1938 European Championship, Richard Seaman winning the German GP that year.

Rosberg drove a Mercedes Benz 1954 Type W 196, in which Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss won 9 of 12 races, Fangio taking the title.

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