Nuvolari Racing Through the Farmyard by: Richard Wheatland

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The all-conquering German racing teams Mercedes Benz and Auto Union raced in Britain at Donington Park on two occasions in 1937 and 1938 where the performance of their cars astounded all who witnessed them. This painting features Tazio Nuvolari driving his Auto Union Type D to victory in the 1938 Donington Grand Prix on 22nd October. The circuit was essentially made up of roads within the Donington Park estate, in the painting Nuvolari is seen racing through Coppice Farm ahead of the second placed Mercedes Benz W154 of Hermann Lang.

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