Christian Lautenschlager & Mechanic

The original source reports this photo is of Christian Lautenschlager (Mercedes) and his riding mechanic at the 1914 French Grand Prix. The car was a four cylinder, 4.5-liter Mercedes. Lautenschlager competed in the 1923 Indianapolis 500, finishing 23rd in a field of 24 after crashing out of the contest. 
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