Tag Archive: Mercedes-Benz

Aug 03

Buemi: no championship has a brighter future

Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche confirmed that they would be joining the series in Season 6

2017-07-30_13281Ex-Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi reckons that the all-electric racing series is the place to be for manufacturers in motorsport right now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Formula E Founder and CEO believes the 2016/17 season has been a ‘take-off’ one for the championship

“This has been our take-off season” – Agag

2017-07-28-1012The season finale in Montreal was sold out, with the packed grandstands treated to a typically unpredictable race.

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Jul 28

Porsche set to compete in Formula E from 2019-20 season

German manufacturer confirms its intention to enter Formula E in season six

(L-R) Oliver Blume, Alejandro Agag and Michael SteinerPorsche has today revealed plans for a factory-backed works team to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship starting in season six. As part of a new strategy and realignment of Porsche’s existing motorsport programme, the German manufacturer has committed to join Formula E from the 2019/20 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM

Formula E entry for Season 6 in 2019/20

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM departure at the end of the 2018 season. Toto Wolff: “Our years in the DTM will always be held high as a major chapter in our motorsport history.”

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Apr 27

2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix spectators to take part in Mercedes-Benz race laps for first time ever

The cars for the race taxi will be provided by Mercedes-Benz, which this year is celebrating the 50th anniversary of AMG

2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix spectators to take part in Mercedes-Benz race laps for first time everThe 2017 FORMULA 1 VTB RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX organisers in conjunction with Formula 1® and Mercedes-Benz have developed a unique offer for the spectators of the Russian round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship™, which will be held on 27-30 April at Sochi Autodrom. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Renault Sport Formula One Team, one season in

Renault Sport Racing management reviews the state of play at the end of the team’s first season in Formula 1

06 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula 1 Team has ended its first season of incorporation with strong foundations for its future. That’s the assessment of Renault Sport Racing Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul, who points to the growth and expansion taking place at Enstone, as well as the significant power unit progress seen in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley (+photos)

After winning the title on Sunday in Abu Dhabi

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _4 Party week continues for the newly-crowned Formula One World Champion, as Nico today paid a visit to Silver Arrows HQ in Brackley (Great Britain) to celebrate with members of the team.

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Nov 29

Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (+photos)

Petronas has been the lifeblood of the team’s triple Championship success

2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (7) Petronas gave the 2016 Formula One World Champions an ecstatic reception at the company’s headquarters in Malaysia on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Silly season: Mortara to switch to Mercedes-Benz?

He was delighted. With his win in the Sunday race at the Nürburgring, Edoardo Mortara kept his championship chances alive.

Media reports that Edoardo Mortara is about to switch to Mercedes, for the 2017 season.He passed his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green in the championship standings and consequently, he now is the main rival of championship leader Marco Wittmann. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Renault to evaluate Ocon against Wehrlein

Ocon will make his much anticipated F1 debut at the Belgian Grand Prix later this month
Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul has hinted Esteban Ocon’s promotion to a Manor race drive for the remainder of the 2016 Formula 1 season is an opportunity to evaluate him for a full-time seat with the French manufacturer in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jun 15

#F1isBACK: Up to 90 euros anniversary reduction on Hockenheim Formula 1 tickets

Home race for Silver Arrows: The German Grand Prix is returning to the Hockenheimring, 29th – 31st July 2016

2016-06-11_48182 Stuttgart: #F1isBACK! Silver Arrows drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will line up for one of the home races of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS at the Hockenheimring from 29th to 31st July 2016. To mark the 90th anniversary of the German Grand Prix, Mercedes-Benz will give all fans up to 90 euros discount off the normal ticket price for seats in the Mercedes grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

DTM drivers to meet thee challenge ‘Green Hell’

The DTM thriller at Spielberg still is the topic of the day  and there is just another week to go to the third DTM race meeting at the Lausitzring (03rd to 05th June)

Von rechts: Marco Wittmann, Nico Müller und Ex-DTM-Pilot Thomas JägerNonetheless, 11 DTM drivers from the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz camps use this weekend for the excursion to another, spectacular event. Instead of relaxing at home on the couch they meet the ultimate motor-racing challenge: the 24h race at the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Spielberg analysis: ‘An issue for Norbert Haug’

During a DTM weekend one often witnesses things happening that just can’t be explained in two simple sentences

Norbert HaugThings that better should be assessed, analysed and explained by the experts. And who would be a better man for this job than Norbert Haug? For 22 years (1990 to 2012) he was the Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Director and since 2014 he has been analysing the occurrences prior to, during and after the races for DTM’s German TV partner ARD as expert and co-commentator. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

The expert’s tip: Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paffett and Di Resta

Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed

Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paul Di Resta.Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint future

All the manufacturers and promoters once again confirmed to keep on actively working on the joint future

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint futureThe fifth Steering Committee meeting with representatives of the Japanese Super GT promoters, DTM promoter ITR and all the Japanese (Honda, Nissan, Toyota) and German (Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz) manufacturers involved was held on 11th May, in Tokyo.

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May 08

Pole position for Paul Di Resta

On each of the first four grid rows, there is one BMW driver alongside one Mercedes-Benz driver

Paul Di RestaProbably, no-one had expected this after qualifying on Saturday: even though they didn’t quite make it onto pole position – which was taken by Paul Di Resta with his Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM – BMW is strong on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

DTM, more than just a motor-racing event

The first clash of Audi BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the 2016 DTM season is over

DTM – more than just a motor-racing event At the end of the long off-season, the only official tests offered the three manufacturers involved in DTM the first opportunity to lock horns, this year. Following the four intense days of testing, one thing can be taken for granted for the season kick-off that will be held at the same venue from 06th to 08th May: detecting a favourite is virtually impossible.

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Apr 14

Gary Paffett – the Mercedes-Benz rookie whisperer

Gary Paffett is one of the old hands on the DTM grid

The experience and his sunny disposition predestine Paffett for the work with young talents.The Briton is pone of the best-known faces of the series and is about to start into his 13th DTM season. In 2005, at the age of 24, Paffett secured his first and only DTM title, to date. In his DTM years, the 35-year old experienced ups and downs galore and consequently, he can hark back to a huge wealth of experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Williams appoints Brad Hollinger as Non-Executive Director

“I’m honoured to be appointed to the Board of one of the world’s legendary motorsport teams” – Brad Hollinger

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces the appointment of Brad Hollinger to the company’s Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.

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Apr 07

Second day of testing – BMW again the quickest

On the second of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring, the manufacturers opted for different strategies

Tom Blomqvist set the fastest lap time on WednesdayWhile Mercedes-Benz tested with the same four drivers as on day one – Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Esteban Ocon and Lucas Auer – Audi and BMW let the drivers execute the work who weren’t involved on Tuesday.

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