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Silver Arrows Project Releases New Poster Prints

posted by on 31 October 2014 in Choice Gear

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Silver Arrows Project, the history-based project seeking to visually re-tell the story of the Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows of the pre-war racing era, first came onto our radar when they showed up at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Since that time, the team has expanded their product offering to include these handsome poster prints just in time for the holidays.
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Silver Arrows Project Aims to Push the Limits of Graphic Technology with New Series of Artworks

posted by on 18 July 2014 in Choice Gear Vintage & Youngtimer News

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For their day, the venerable Silver Arrows pre-war grand prix cars pushed the envelope and then some in the world of motor racing. Today, a new series of artworks aims to push the envelope in graphic technology while it re-tells the story of these legendary racers from Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz. More…

Audi Tradition in Monaco with Silver Arrows

posted by on 3 May 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Vintage racing fans are in store for an extraordinary experience when grand eras of racing come to life again in the Principality of Monaco on May 10 and 11. Formula race cars from a variety of eras are pitted against one another in spectacular races as part of the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco. The highlight: Fans will be treated to a special race each day on the world-famous Formula 1 circuit. Audi will be there with a 1936 Auto Union Type C and a 1939 Auto Union Type D. At the wheel of the Type C is Formula 1 and Le Mans icon Jacky Ickx. Driving the Auto Union Type D is Audi Board Member for Development Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg.
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Bernd Rosemeyer Rest Stop on A5 Autobahn to be Renamed

posted by on 24 February 2014 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Reports out of Germany suggest the Rosemeyer Parkplatz in Germany is in danger of being renamed. The parking area next to the A5 Autobahn has long been a shrine to the Auto Union silver arrow ace nearly since his death in 1938, though the local government has seemingly chosen to move past that as it endeavors to change the name.
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Video: /DRIVE Inside the Secret Storage Facility of Audi Sport

posted by on 14 February 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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The /DRIVE YouTube channel has run another in its Inside quattro series, continuing on its visit to the Audi Tradition warehouse in Ingolstadt. This particular installment focuses on the floor that houses most of the racecars held in the collection of Audi’s heritage arm… at least the ones that aren’t out in rotation and on display.
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#ThrowbackThursday: 75 Years after the Mist Master Bernd Rosemeyer

posted by on 7 February 2013 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Just over 75 years ago, on January 28 1938, the racing world lost one of the most legendary drivers in the history of the sport. Star of the Auto Union Silver Arrow Squad, Bernd Rosemeyer had won the titles of European Champion, German Champion and German Bergmeister by 1936 at the age of 26. Two […] More…

Silver Arrow Era Photo Collection Released Ahead of Goodwood Revival

posted by on 14 September 2012 in PhotoGraphic Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi and Mercedes-Benz will celebrate this weekend’s Goodwood Revival event with a rare running of the iconic German pre-war Silver Arrow racing cars. Among the mix will be Audi’s newly acquired Auto Union Type D, as well as a host of other originals and painstakingly accurate replicas. To help celebrate, Mercedes-Benz’s historical department has released a large collection of photos from the era. More…

Silver Arrow Racers Confirmed for 2012 Goodwood Revival

posted by on 8 February 2012 in Audi News

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After much speculation and excitement, Goodwood is now able to confirm the sensational news that 75 years after the first appearance of the legendary pre-war ‘Silver Arrows’ in the UK, the 2012 Goodwood Revival (14-16 September) will stage arguably the most spectacular historic vehicle demonstration of all time.
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