Bernd Rosemeyer was one of the most exceptional racing drivers in German motor racing history. He was killed durning a world record attempt when his Auto Union crashed at 440 km/h on the Frankfurt to Darmstadt autobahn.
Bernd Rosemeyer died 83 years ago, he was 29
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.