During the November 1952 running of Mexico’s fabled Carrera Pan-Americana, the Karl Kling/Hans Klenk Mercedes 300SL makes a pit stop for new tires in the Sierra Madre after Tehuantepec. Note that the windshield has been smashed by hitting an errant buzzard at high speed, and that Klenk is wearing goggles as a result. The pair went on to finish the race in 2nd place behind the 300SL team car of Hermann Lang and Erwin Grupp.
Photo courtesy of: THE KLEMANTASKI COLLECTION
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