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Nov 15

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “The FIA GT World Cup is at stake, and of course, we intend to win”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoBefore the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix rounds off the main racing season, there is one more motorsport classic on the calendar, namely the Macau Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Tales from the paddock – Thomas Jäger: “We want to present our first customer teams with a fully developed car that is capable of winning right from the start”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe motorsport season promises two more big occasions next weekend, namely the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos and the 24-hour race on the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Tales from the paddock – Toto Wolff: “I’ve never seen Lewis operate at such a high level”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe battle for 2017 F1 title is over: Lewis Hamilton is Formula 1 World Champion for the fourth time in his career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Günther: “The objective is to win the Macau Grand Prix”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM Young Driver Test at the Lausitzring this week and then on to the street circuit of Macau: Mercedes test and substitute driver Maximilian Günther talks about the last two big dates in this year’s diary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “I was holding back the tears on many occasions”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of this season, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family will be saying a fond farewell to Robert Wickens, who competed in his last DTM race at Hockenheim and is now switching to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Tales from the paddock – Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM as Maro Engel’s wedding car: “It was an absolutely amazing, incredible experience”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe Formula 1 season is entering the home straight: next stop after the final fixture in Malaysia is the classic at Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “At Hockenheim, the cars will be a lot closer together”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoGary Paffett gives his assessment of the penultimate weekend of the 2017 DTM and looks forward to the grand finale at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “During my entire time in motorsports, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Robert Wickens 2The 2017 motorsport season is entering the decisive phase over the coming weeks. Nürburgring winner Robert Wickens shares his thoughts on the tense run-up to the DTM finale.

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Sep 06

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The driver who plays hardest and has the broadest shoulders is the one who emerges the winner at the end”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLucas Auer has a very special affinity for the Nürburgring – next weekend, the DTM returns to the circuit in the Eifel forest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Buhk: “We intend to wrap up the championship”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoWhile Formula 1 is staging two classics within a week – namely Spa-Francorchamps and Monza – Maximilian Buhk’s focus is firmly on the battle for the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “It obviously makes you feel a bit older achieving that”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoMilestone for Paul Di Resta: The 2010 DTM champion joined the exclusive 100 Club at Zandvoort. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “I will obviously do everything I can to start from pole and win every race”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoWith the second half of the DTM season about to get underway, team captain Gary Paffett looks ahead to the Zandvoort weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The first half of the season has been incredible”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM, Formula 1 and ADAC GT Masters: Lucas Auer has been exceptionally busy during the last few weeks driving ‘Pink Panthers’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I still have a smile on my face”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoOn the last weekend before the summer break, the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Spa provided two spectacular displays of racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “We’ll be doing everything we can to win our class”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThere are not one but two highlights on the motor racing calendar for next weekend: the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps.

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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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Jul 19

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I’m not thinking about the F1 test yet”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoFirst up, the DTM, then Formula 1: Lucas Auer has a couple of interesting weeks ahead of him, with the DTM event in Moscow followed by an F1 test debut in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Fifty years of AMG is obviously a big deal, and I’m happy to represent that on my car”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoNext stop, Nuremberg – the race on the Norisring is generally considered to be the highlight of the DTM season. But first, Robert Wickens paid a visit to Road America… Read the rest of this entry »

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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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