9/2/1978, Hans Villiez von Stuck dies.

During his 40-year career, Stuck scored 411 wins and runner-up finishes, including seven Grands Prix victories, and set numerous land, water and hill-climb speed records. ASide his driving duties, together with engineer Alex von Falkenhausen, he built the famous AFM race car. When the “Bergkönig” (King of the Hills), as he was nicknamed for his innumerous hill climb successes, won his final German hill-climb championship in a BMW 700 at 60 years of age, his son Hans-Joachim Stuck’s career had progressed as far as Formula 1.

Born: 27th of December 1900 in Warsaw, Polonia.
Died: 9th of February 1978 in Grainau, Germany.


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