Tag Archive: Mercedes AMG GT3

Sep 20

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I live and breathe Austria”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLooking forward to a home race: Next weekend, as the DTM title chase really hots up, Lucas Auer will have the full backing of his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The driver who plays hardest and has the broadest shoulders is the one who emerges the winner at the end”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLucas Auer has a very special affinity for the Nürburgring – next weekend, the DTM returns to the circuit in the Eifel forest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Jack of all trades Auer wins

Following his F1 tests for Team Force India, ‘Luggi’ now raced for BWT Mücke Motorsport

2017-08-05_1614Last weekend, Lucas Auer, DTM driver and jack of all trades, made a very successful guest appearance in the ADAC GT Masters race weekend at the Nürburgring.

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Apr 25

Lone Star Racing to debut No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 at Circuit of The Americas

IMSA WeatherTech Championship Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at COTA, May 4 – 6,

Lone Star Racing team principal and driver Dan Knox will debut the new No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 with co-driver Mike Skeen in the team’s home-race next month at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “One of the things Gerhard might consider is my idea of a night race in Singapore”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe countdown is on: There are only a few days to go before the Formula One season gets underway with the opening fixture in Australia. Preparations are also proceeding apace in the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “We’ll now launch an all-out offensive in Bathurst!”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo January is the month for long-range classics. After the opener in Dubai and the 24-hour highlight in Daytona, the season now continues without any let up with this weekend’s 12-hr race at Bathurst. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Tales from the paddock – Thomas Jäger: “I hope to see a Mercedes-AMG GT3 on the podium at the end of the 24-hour race”

News from the Mercedes-AMG motorsport teams

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Another highlight of the year is on its way at the end of January with the 24 hour race at Daytona (26th-29th January), in which the Mercedes-AMG GT3 will debut in the IMSA WeatherTec SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Bleekemolen puts Black Falcon Mercedes-AMG GT3 on pole for Hankook 24H DUBAI

“After our good performance in free practice, I was really confident already.” – Bleekemolen

P1_QF_Black Falcon_800pix A lap time of 1m57.705s for Dutch driver Jeroen Bleekemolen secured pole position for the Black Falcon Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#2, Khaled Al Qubaisi/Jeroen Bleekemolen/Patrick Assenheimer/Manuel Metzger) in qualifying for the Hankook 24H DUBAI.

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Dec 23

Lone Star Racing Returns to IMSA GT Daytona in 2017 With Dan Knox, Mike Skeen and All-New Mercedes-AMG GT3

“Mercedes-AMG had a great performance record in 2016 with their new car” – AJ Petersen

Lone Star Racing team principal and driver Dan Knox will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017 with ACS Manufacturing, co-driver Mike Skeen and an all-new Mercedes-AMG GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 10

Mercedes-AMG to debut in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017

Mercedes-AMG GT3 race cars will be powered by naturally aspirated, 6.3-liter V8 engines and will compete in the GT Daytona (GTD) class

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) and Mercedes-AMG today confirmed a multiple-car, customer racing program that will bring the manufacturer into the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the first time beginning with the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

24h-race podium for Vietoris and Götz

In the end, Christian Vietoris and his team-mates were defeated by just a few seconds, in the battle for the 24h-Race win

24h-race podium for Vietoris and GötzIn a turbulent, partly chaotic Nürburgring 24h Race, the DTM driver who contested the race in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 together with Marco Seefried, Renger van de Zande and Christian Hohenadel had to settle for coming second in the closest finish in the history of the event.

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Mar 29

Alex Tagliani completes successful testing in Monza

ZAKSPEED completes successful testing in Monza

Alex Tagliani completes successful testing in Monza Team ZAKSPEED took part in the Blancpain GT Series two-day test program at the Autodrome Nazionale in Monza last week, where the season opener for the Endurance Championship will take place on the third weekend in April. IndyCar-Star Alex Tagliani will compete behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-AMG GT3.

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Mar 02

Alex Tagliani and Jean-Frédéric Laberge at Circuit Paul Ricard

Tagliani to test Zakspeed’s Mercedes AMG car in Europe

Canadian Alex Tagliani will team up once again with Montreal driver Jean-Frédéric Laberge on March 9 and 10, but this time the Tagliani-Laberge tandem will be driving an AMG factory-backed Team Zakspeed 2016 Mercedes AMG GT3 in the pre-season test session at Circuit Paul Ricard located in the south of France.

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