Story: 1937 Auto Union C-type – Klausen Pass

Photography: Justin Hession

Place: Switzerland

Between 1922 and 1934 the best racers in the world descended on Klausen Pass to compete in the hill climb. These images re-create the atmosphere from this time using a Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type.

Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.
Klausen Pass, Switzerland - Classic 1937 Auto Union C-type races the Klausen Pass, Switzerland. The best racers in the world came together every year from 1922 to 1934 to race the Klausen Pass. Past performances by historic racers included Caracciola, Stuck, Nuvolari, and Chiron.