Tag Archive: Mercedes-Benz

Aug 30

Moscow Raceway: Rockenfeller wins

Ekström claims back points’ lead

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTM There is no doubt that he can rightfully refer to himself as ‘Moscow expert’. Two years after his victory in the first-ever DTM race at Moscow Raceway, Mike Rockenfeller had reason to celebrate in Russia once again. In a turbulent race, the Audi driver steered clear of every incident on the track, made maximum use of his pole position and scored a dominant lights-to-flag victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

And all of a sudden, Mercedes is favourite

The first impressions of the DTM race weekend at Moscow did not quite speak in favour of Mercedes-Benz.

Audi and BMW dominated proceedings in the two free practice sessions and appeared to be better sorted at Moscow Raceway. But when things gor serious, the brand from Stuttgart was there and secured its first win at the track, opened in 2012, courtesy of Pascal Wehrlein.

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Aug 03

Stewards’ decision concerning the DTM race at Spielberg

The affected Audi Team Phoenix renounced an appeal

Audi driver Timo Scheider is excluded from the result of the DTM race on Sunday, August 2, 2015, due to the collision with Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens.

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Jul 10

The pleasant anticipation of Zandvoort is growing

DTM weekend that is kicked off this Friday at Zandvoort, Netherlands

DTM divers Timo Scheider, Martin Tomczyk and Robert Wickens talk about their expectations, hopes and goals for the race meeting at the unique dune circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Pirelli official tire partner of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s driving programs

These programs will take place throughout the year and in locations from coast to coast.    

Pirelli official tire partner of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s driving programs Mercedes-Benz Canada and Pirelli are pleased to announce that they have reached a partnership agreement that entails the outfitting of Pirelli Ultra high-performance P Zero tires on several fleets of Mercedes-Benz, AMG cars and SUVs that are used in Mercedes-Benz Canada’s various customer and press driving programs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Wickens wins from Vietoris – first podium of the season for BMW

The race at Norisring on Sunday

Mercedes-Benz has also maintained its dominance at the Norisring in the race on Sunday. From the halfway point in the race, Robert Wickens and Christian Vietoris pulled clear from their opponents and secured the 1-2 for the manufacturer from Stuttgart.

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Jun 27

Youngster Wehrlein extends range of success for Mercedes-Benz

First DTM race at Norisring

DTM - Pascal Wehrlein, Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM Audi has to wait even longer for a home win and Mercedes-Benz extends its unique spell of success in the DTM at the Norisring. In an impressive way, drivers of the brand from Stuttgart locked out the first four places in the race on Saturday.

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Jun 17

Auer and Götz meet children of the ‘Lebenshilfe Böblingen Kart’

Mercedes-Benz drivers Lucas Auer and Maximilian Götz returned to their motor-racing roots

While visiting the ‘Rallye Club Böblingen’, the two DTM rookies went karting with the kids of the club and handicapped kids of the ‘Lebenshilfe’ (disabled support) Böblingen. It goes without saying that the autographs of the two drivers also proved to be in great demand. In addition, Götz and Auer fulfilled the wishes of the children and talked about the daily routine of a racing driver.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Norisring 2014 – Wickens outclasses them all

In the 2014 Norisring round, he raced in a class of his own: with his Mercedes-Benz, Robert Wickens truly outclassed the entire field

In the end, he crossed the finish-line of the wet race with a 24-second lead, thus underlining his reputation as wet-weather specialist. Behind Wickens, the Audi drivers Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström completed the podium.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jamie Green unstoppable at Lausitzring

All the doubts have gone

DTM - Lausitzring - Jamie Green Three years after moving from Mercedes-Benz to Audi, things are really going well for Jamie Green. In a dominant way, the Audi driver also secured himself the second race win at Lausitzring, his third victory in the still-young motorsport season.

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May 20

Mercedes AMG Petronas agrees new three-year contract with Lewis Hamilton

New deal continues Lewis Hamilton’s long-term association with Mercedes-Benz

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamMercedes AMG Petronas is pleased to announce that it has finalised a new contract with Lewis Hamilton for the 2016 to 2018 Formula One seasons inclusive. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

No date shift for the DTM race at the Nürburgring

2015 DTM calendar remains unchanged

20130705-0030 Together with the manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – the organisers at the Nürburgring and the sponsors, the ITR e.V. board opted for doing without shifting the date for the DTM meeting at the Nürburgring and without adding an additional event to the calendar.

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May 07

Mercedes-Benz support for Esteban Ocon in 2015

Reigning FIA Formula 3 European champion joins GP3 Series

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team2014 FIA Formula 3 European champion selected by Mercedes-Benz for racing support with contractual option for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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Apr 14

Starting signal for the second DTM tests at Oschersleben

Marco Wittmann will have the honour of contesting the 2015 season with the #1 on his BMW M4 DTM

Wittmann, Vietoris und ScheiderThis Monday, within the framework of the DTM media day at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz presented themselves to the media representatives on site. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

DTM drivers prepare for the Nürburgring 24h Race

DTM ambience in the qualifying race for the Nürburgring 24h Race

With Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-Benz), Martin Tomczyk (BMW), Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz) and reigning Champion Marco Wittmann (BMW), quite a number of drivers usually racing in the most popular international touring-car series also will be involved in this weekend’s endurance-race action at the ‘Green Hell’.

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Mar 21

Action-packed support programme

Integral part of the DTM event package

DTM logo Even when the engines of the DTM vehicles of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have fallen silent, in the pit lane of the respective DTM even – the track and the crowds won’t be given a rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

DTM to start into the new season with new press officer

Lorenz Liechti (39) to assume DTM Media Relations in Stuttgart

DTM logo With immediate effect, there’s a new man at the helm of the DTM Press & PR department: Swiss media expert Lorenz Liechti (39) assumed the responsibility for the media relations of the internationally popular touring-car series. Liechti will be working in Stuttgart, in the headquarters of DTM promoter and rights holder ITR.

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Feb 09

Mercedes AMG Petronas and DB Schenker link up for new logistics partnership

DB Schenker will be responsible for the team’s European logistics.

2015-02-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - DB Schenker (1)The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today confirmed a new four-year logistics partnership with German-based global transportation and logistics provider, DB Schenker. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Lucas Auer graduates into the DTM

For two years, Lucas Auer shone in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Now, the 20-year-old is rewarded for his performance: he graduates into the DTM and will become a member of the Mercedes-Benz line-up for the upcoming season.

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