Tag Archive: Mercedes-Benz

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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Sep 04

Mercedes-Benz launch new DTM racer

“I already am looking forward to watching the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM racing” – Ulrich Fritz

The 2015 DTM season just is entering its crucial phase but even before three final race meetings of the year, held at  Oschersleben, the Nürburing and Hockenheim, Mercedes-Benz offered the DTM enthusiast the chance of taking a look at what the future will bring by launching their car for the coming DTM seasons: the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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