Tag Archive: Mercedes-Benz

Feb 12

Young stars flying high in 2016

Mercedes-Benz Junior drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon to secure Formula One roles for 2016

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Continuing a long tradition of nurturing racing talent, Mercedes-Benz is pleased to have secured Formula One roles for two of its brightest young stars – Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon – during the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Drives have been allocated – Ocon is the only DTM novice

The 24 drives in the DTM have been allocated

After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-Benz also has announced its drivers for the upcoming season and, just like the opposition, is counting on continuity. Lucas Auer, Paul Di Resta, Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Robert WickensGary Paffett and Christian Vietoris will be racing for the Stuttgart-based brand in the DTM, like last year.

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Feb 06

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by António Félix da Costa

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy

International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Miguel Molina

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy

International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Van Amersfoort Racing to use Mercedes engines in 2016

From 2016 onward the Dallara chassis in Van Amersfoort Racing livery will be powered by Mercedes-Benz engines

After eight successful years with Volkswagen and winning the rookie title with Charles Leclerc in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship the Dutch outfit Van Amersfoort Racing switches its engine supplier with the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Daniel Juncadella is Stars & Cars Champion of 2015

First time ever at Stars & Cars

2015-12-12 - Mercedes-Benz, Stars & Cars 2015, Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart, Nico Rosberg, Mick SchumacherDaniel Juncadella wins debut competition at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart in run-off against Pascal Wehrlein. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stars & Cars 2015

2015-12-12 - Stars & Cars 2015 - Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum 0001 (7)At the end of the most successful season in Mercedes-Benz motor racing history, the Formula One championship-winning car of 2014 (the F1 W05 Hybrid) and the DTM championship-winning car of 2015 (the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) were added to the collection on the embanked display section of the museum.

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Dec 05

Thrilled test drivers return from Jerez

On the past days at Jerez de la Frontera, a total of 16 drivers was offered the opportunity to test a DTM car at the Spanish circuit

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz used the so-called young driver tests to learn more about the competitiveness of the young drivers they had invited. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

DTM tests for Formula 3 young guns

Four of these drivers are hopeful talents

This week, DTM holds its young-driver tests at Jerez and the three manufacturers involved, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, have invited some of the most promising motor-racing talents to test their DTM racers in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

The results are in: Fans vote for six more drivers to claim the final grid slots at Stars & Cars 2015

The VIP field of entrants at Stars & Cars 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart is now complete

2015-10-13 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars and cars The motor racing fans have decided: The field of drivers for Stars & Cars 2015 is complete. 16 drivers will take part in the shoot-out on Saturday 12 December.

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Nov 25

Stars & Cars in the Arena

Mercedes-Benz had a lot to celebrate, in 2015 – more than ever before in the company’s motor racing history

2015-11-21_0006 The Stuttgart based manufacturer won nearly every major title, this year: the Formula 1 drivers’ title courtesy of Lewis Hamilton, the DTM drivers’ title courtesy of Pascal Wehrlein, the FIA Formula 3 Championship drivers’ title courtesy of Felix Rosenqvist and the ADAC GT Masters title courtesy of Luca Ludwig and Sebastian Asch.

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Nov 09

Every 2015 Mercedes-Benz racing champion at Stars & Cars in Stuttgart

Stars & Cars – Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart – 12/12/2015

2015-10-13 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars and cars Mercedes-Benz will celebrate its most successful ever motorsport year at Stars & Cars 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Scheider wins – Wehrlein wraps up DTM title

“This simply is an incredible feeling” – Wehrlein

The battle for the DTM title has been decided: while Timo Scheider had a solitary drive to victory in the race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg and crossed the finish line as the undisputed winner, eighth place was enough for Pascal Wehrlein to be crowned as the youngest DTM champion in history of the popular touring car series.

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Oct 13

End of season Stars & Cars 2015 to be staged in Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart for the first time

Autograph sessions, interviews and (for the first time) authentic racing action with Mercedes-Benz vehicles

2015-10-13 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars and carsMERCEDES AMG PETRONAS arrive in Stuttgart as successful defending champion in the Formula 1 Constructors’ World Championship Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

World Championship celebrations at Brackley and Brixworth

Drivers and senior management on hand to celebrate historic achievement for Mercedes-Benz in Formula One
 

After a dramatic, suspense-filled Sunday afternoon in Sochi, the team’s factories in Brixworth and Brackley were filled with scenes of celebration today, as staff at both sites marked a landmark moment in Mercedes-Benz motorsport history. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Dr. Dieter Zetsche congratulates Formula One team

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars

Dieter Zetsche PDG du groupe Daimler AG - photo Getty What an incredible moment for Mercedes-Benz! Congratulations to our team in Brackley and Brixworth who have worked so hard to make this achievement possible, winning a second world championship in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Formula E appoints new CRO Sam Piccione III

Sam Piccione III joins Formula E

Sam Piccione III joins Formula EFormula E is delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Piccione III as the championship’s new Chief Revenue Officer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Final weight distribution: Wehrlein to race the heaviest car

Rarely this year, the results were as mixed as in the Nürburgring sessions

None of the manufacturers was able to dominate the race action and consequently, the order in the rankings of the sessions featured a nice brand mix.

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Oct 01

Manor Marussia F1 Team chooses Mercedes-Benz Power from 2016

Under the agreement, Manor Marussia F1 Team will be supplied with current-year Power Units throughout the term

Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains logo Following the conclusion of a multi-year supply agreement, Manor Marussia F1 Team will race with Mercedes-Benz Hybrid power from the 2016 season onwards.

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Sep 09

Interview: Why problems just boost Spengler’s motivation

Is Bruno Spengler a title contender in the current DTM season?

He says that he can’t answer this question. He has been racing in DTM since 2005 and after six years as Mercedes-Benz driver he left the Stuttgarters to join BMW for the 2012 season.

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