'Iron Man Meier' was a champion motorcycle rider who won the European Championship in 1938 and the German Championship in 1937, 1938, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1953. He raced for Auto Union and took second place in the French GP in 1939. He was one of the founders of the Veritas company and won the F2 and Formula Libre Champinship in Germany in a Veritas RS in 1948.
Georg Meier died 21 years ago, he was 89
Walter Bäumer won the Mille Miglia in 1940 with Huschke von Hanstein. He died when his car door opened in a corner as he was being kissed by a girl. He fell out into a field, receiving a fatal wound in his neck from a sharp wooden object.