Harry Merkel  Germany

  • Full name Harry Erich Merkel
  • Birth date January 10, 1918
  • Birthplace Leipzig, Germany
  • Date of death February 11, 1995 (77 years 32 days)
  • Place of death Killarney Vale, New South Wales, Australia
  • Teams BMW
World Championship Career
Year Car Race Start Won Pod Class Best Pole Front Best Lap Hat Pts Pos
1952 BMW 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Race Circuit Date
Only race German Grand Prix Nürburgring August 3, 1952 [race_results]
Profile

Harry Merkel entered the 1952 German Grand Prix in a BMW but failed to qualify. It was the first and only time he drove the car and he turned down an offer to buy it after the race. The person who did buy it crashed on their first outing. Away from motorsport he was also a champion shot putter.

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