Tag Archive: Mercedes-AMG Motorsport

Jun 21

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The way things are going at the moment, there will still be a number of drivers in with a chance of the title when we get to Hockenheim”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoHaving just chalked up his first win of the season, Paul Di Resta looks ahead to the decisive phase of the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Tales from the paddock: New arrival in the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-06-11It’s one big occasion after another at the moment as attention shifts from F1 in Canada to the DTM in Budapest. Just a short while ago, however, we received some happy news from the Di Resta household…

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Jun 07

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I’m simply enjoying the fact that it’s going well”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-05-28 - Formula One - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Monaco GP 2017. Lewis HamiltonWhile the Silver Arrows continue their battle against Ferrari in Canada, Lucas Auer will be rising to the challenge of the ADAC GT Masters in what constitutes a home race for the current DTM championship leader at Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “You can never have too much knowledge of the tyres” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-05-29 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Lewis Hamilton, MonacoIn no other race on the calendar is qualifying quite as important as on the meandering street circuit of Monte Carlo. Qualification for the 75th running of the Grand Prix de Monaco was correspondingly hard-fought and ultimately settled by the tightest of margins, as Valtteri missed out on pole by just 0.045 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “150 DTM races is really quite a lot. I am very proud of what I’ve achieved here.” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe calendar for May is packed with major motorsport events. Formula One returns to Monaco for the prestigious Grand Prix through the streets of the principality. But first, the DTM goes to the Motorsport Festival Lausitzring where it shares the billing with the ‘Super Sports Car League’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “May is a mega race month for me” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the successful DTM season opener for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport at Hockenheim, the Silver Arrows are back in action for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona this coming weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “I have the general impression that the DTM is currently on the up” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-04-30 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Russian GP 2017. Valtteri BottasTwo exciting weekends for the brand with the three-pointed star, as Valtteri Bottas wins his first Grand Prix in Russia and the new DTM season gets underway at Hockenheim with a milestone for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, namely the 400th race in the DTM/ITC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “I have some unfinished business”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe 2017 motor racing season continues to gather pace, with the qualifier for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the fourth fixture on the Formula One calendar hosted by Russia and the final preparations for the DTM curtain-raiser at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM: Development stops

New control parts: from the regulations to the car

Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTMNew car, new regulations, new challenges: In the past week, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team jointly contested with Audi and BMW the final pre-season tests with the new spec of the DTM cars at the venue that also will stage the season kick-off – a moment the team has been working towards for many months. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

Tales from the paddock – Dominik Baumann: “My primary objective is to defend my own title” (+video)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAn exciting week of motorsport is in prospect, with the final DTM test session before the start of the season at Hockenheim and the second fixture of the 2017 Formula One season at the Shanghai International Circuit in China. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “Our season in North America got off to a fantastic start” (+video)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

20170326-050Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “Our season in North America got off to a fantastic start” 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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Mar 15

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “Tyres are the biggest challenge”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe start of the season is drawing closer: Penultimate DTM tests of the winter in progress, preparations for F1 season have finished. The first race of the year will get under way next week in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “A DTM night race in Singapore would be really cool”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Preparations for the new season are really hotting up. While Formula One has entered the second and final test week ahead of the 2017 campaign, the DTM is gearing up for the first post-homologation tests at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 01

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “We have to make sure that we get this performance on a consistent basis” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-02-28 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Test, Barcelona, Lewis Hamilton It’s all systems go for the new season: Formula One and the DTM have conducted their first tests of the year. Gary Paffett takes a look ahead. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 22

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The new rules will definitely add more spice to the races”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo The engines are roaring again! In the run-up to the launch for the new Silver Arrows Formula One car on Thursday, the DTM drivers were completing the first test session of the year at Portimao. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I just can’t wait for the DTM season to start” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I just can’t wait for the DTM season to start”. Preparations for the new season are set to continue next week with the first DTM tests of the year and the unveiling of the new Silver Arrows car. Meanwhile, Valtteri Bottas has this week made his first visit to Stuttgart and Maro Engel has taken on an additional role… Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

Tales from the paddock, first time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Tales from the paddock – First time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”
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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 26

Mercedes-AMG line-up for 2017 season confirmed

The Mercedes-AMG DTM driver line-up for the 2017 DTM has now been confirmed

Lucas AuerIt includes one new arrival, four familiar faces and one returnee. The newcomer to the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family is Edoardo Mortara.

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