Heinz Melkus was born in 1928, in Dresden, and from an early age developed a passion for cars. Heinz was to become a racing driver of considerable skill and an ingenious designer/constructor of a range of very competitive and innovative machinery that included sports and racing cars.
Sadly, world politics, ideologies and country boundaries at the time denied him the opportunity of strutting his stuff on a wider stage but behind the “iron curtain” he became a racing legend and his story is a wonderful example of overcoming adversity with the limited resources he had available.
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