Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1921, Brian Phipps, Carlo Ferrario, Conversions, Mercedes-Benz

1921 Mercedes 28/95 hp Ferrario

In the 1921 Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft team started in the Targa Florio for the first time after the war. The car was 1914 Mercedes modified 28/95 type, called Sport, with a 6-cylinder (105 x 140 mm) 7274 cc engine, delivering peak power of 110 hp at 2000 rpm. The car was driven by  Max Sailer, and Christian Lautensclager, winner of the 1914 French Grand Prix was a reserve driver. The second 28/95 type Sport car painted red was entered by Italian Carlo Ferrario. Sailer finished second behind Giulio Masetti in a racing Fiat. Ferrario retired after his car spun off the road on lap one 10 km after the start.

1921FLTarga Florio
Driver No.Entrant
Carlo Ferrario24C. Ferrario
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Brian Phipps
Cat. No.QualityRarity
Conversion of Models of Yesteryear Y-10 Mercedes-Benz 36/220 (1928) by Lesney

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