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How Mercedes conquered Le Mans before returning to F1

Mercedes brought back its famous Silver Arrows to international motorsport in 1989, and it immediately tasted victory in the most important sportscar race of the year, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours. Jake Boxall-Legge and Kevin Turner explain the story behind the C9 beast that won the race, and Mercedes' journey back to full works international competition in conjunction with Sauber