Event: Mercedes-Benz Classic at the Mille Miglia Storica, 12 to 15 May 2011.
75 years ago – on 17 May 1936: Rudolf Caracciola won the Tunis Grand Prix at an average speed of 160.3 km/h. This was the final victory for the Silver Arrows from Mercedes-Benz in the 1936 racing season.
5 years ago – on 19 and 20 May 2006: the new Mercedes-Benz Museum was opened. Situated directly outside the Untertürkheim plant, it presents Mercedes-Benz's unique traditions through a diverse range of exhibits. It is the largest automobile museum in the world, with its own very special architectural stamp.