Tag Archive: Mercedes-Benz

Aug 04

Mercedes not ending contract with injured Schumacher

“We are pleased with the positive development” – Zetsche

2012-11-18_0006 Mercedes has vowed to stick with Michael Schumacher as the F1 legend continues his recovery from a skiing fall last December. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Marco Wittmann celebrates his third season win (updated)

Marco Wittmann extends points’ lead with third season win

DTM - Marco Wittmann action Marco Wittmann is the winner of the sixth round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.With his BMW M4 DTM, the points’ leader took the chequered flag after 47 laps with a margin of 3.298 seconds from fellow BMW driver Augusto Farfus.

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Jul 18

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton warming up for the German Grand Prix

Lewis and Mercedes-Benz Head of Motorsport Toto Wolff started the day with a factory tour in Sindelfingen.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (27)Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg attended a series of events on 16th July in the run-up to the home race for Mercedes-Benz at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

McLaren loses long-time sponsor to Mercedes

Eric Boullier has played down McLaren’s sponsorship situation.

2014-06-05_0053 Already without a title sponsor in the wake of Vodafone’s exit, the British team is in a two-year competitive slump and it now emerges that a long-time backer is departing.
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Jun 29

Robert Wickens scores a lights-to-flag victory at Norisring

A dominant lights-to-flag victory for Robert Wickens

DTM - Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens crowned a perfect weekend of racing at Norisring with his first victory of the season. In slippery conditions at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit, the Canadian converted his pole position in an undisputed lights-to-flag victory.

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Jun 28

Robert Wickens claims first season pole position for Mercedes-Benz

Robert Wickens to start from pole position at Norisring

DTM - 12 Robert Wickens (CDN, FREE MAN´S WORLD Mercedes AMG Robert Wickens secured himself pole position for the Norisring DTM race. In qualifying for the fourth season round, the Canadian reached a lap time of 47.883 seconds with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé and will thus start from first place on the grid for the second tome in his DTM career.

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Jun 22

F1 – Rosberg wins first Austrian Grand Prix in 11 years (+result)

Mercedes returns to winning form on Red Bull territory

2014-06-08_1139 Nico Rosberg has won the first Austrian Grand Prix in 11 years, leading Mercedes to a one-two win at the Red Bull Ring deemed as the unofficial home of the Red Bull Racing team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Marco Wittmann the benchmark during DTM comeback in Hungary

 In a commanding way, Marco Wittmann decided the third DTM season round at the Hungaroring in his favour.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Driving his BMW M4 DTM, Wittmann, who had started from pole position, crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps with a margin of 6.615 seconds.

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May 26

Hamilton’s Rosberg snub ‘not in order’ – Lauda

Lauda vowed to sort it out before the next race.

2014-05-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Lewis Hamilton - 0035Niki Lauda has scolded Lewis Hamilton for not congratulating teammate Nico Rosberg after his second consecutive Monaco win on Sunday.

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May 24

Mercedes AMG Petronas builds for a decade of partnership with Petronas

The new agreement was unveiled in the unparalleled surroundings of the Monaco Grand Prix

2014-05-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Lewis Hamilton - 0038The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to announce a long-term extension of its title partnership agreement with the Malaysian national oil and gas company, Petronas. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Alonso hints at souring relationship with Ferrari

Fernando Alonso on Wednesday added fuel to speculation his patience with Ferrari is at an end.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (2) Already the best paid in F1, the Spaniard was earlier this week also hailed as “perhaps the best driver” on the grid by the Mercedes-Benz chairman, Dieter Zetsche. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Perfect strategy helps Christian Vietoris to score sensational win

Rain, tyre gambles and risky overtaking manoeuvres – Bruno Spengler 12th

DTM 2- Oschersleben, Start The second DTM round of the year in the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben had plenty of action. After a strategic and driving masterpiece, Christian Vietoris emerged as the surprising winner with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé.

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Mar 26

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg entertain in Kuala Lumpur

Lewis and Nico were on hand to meet fans

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg 01 On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 March, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg warmed up for the 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with a variety of events hosted by both Mercedes-Benz and PETRONAS in capital city Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

F1 drivers surprised by V6 torque

For the drivers, however, the major talking point is ‘torque’.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (17) For those trackside, the biggest obvious change since the end of the 2013 season has been F1′s new, milder engine note. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Petrov’s DTM seat chances ’60pc’ – Wolff

“Vitaly has been on the podium in formula one.  What else do you need to say?”

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Vitaly Petrov has a good chance of restarting his motor racing career in the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Innovative Silver Arrow powers into a new era of Formula One

A Landmark Year for Formula One and Mercedes-Benz

2014-01-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - W05 (4) The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today unveiled the F1 W05, its 2014 challenger, at the Circuito de Jerez in southern Spain.

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Jan 24

Daniel Juncadella joins Sahara Force India as a reserve driver

The 22-year-old will attend all races with the team
2014-01-24 - Sahara Force India - Daniel JuncadellaSahara Force India is pleased to welcome a new face to the team with Spain’s Daniel Juncadella joining as a reserve driver for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Petrov tests DTM car

“Russia is a highly significant market for the DTM and for Mercedes-Benz.” – Toto Wolff

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov looks to be following Force India refugee Paul di Resta into the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Williams today released the first images of its 2014 challenger: The Williams Mercedes FW36

Williams reveals first image of the Williams Mercedes FW36

2014-01-23 - Williams Mercedes FW36 (4)The FW36 is one of the most technologically advanced Formula One cars produced by Williams. It is the culmination of more than two years research and development by the team’s technical departments in Grove and it incorporates the power unit from the team’s new partner, Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces senior management transition for 2014 season

Ross has chosen to hand over the team leadership

2013-06-08_1134The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today announced that Ross Brawn will step down from his position as Team Principal at the end of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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