Tag Archive: Stuttgart

Sep 19

Teams express opposition to wind tunnel ban talks

Banning wind tunnels is being touted as a way to reduce costs in the sport

McLaren Technology Centre Teams rally against the idea of banning wind tunnels, saying the cost reduction would be negligible since teams would simply invest it elsewhere. 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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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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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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Nov 29

50,000 spectators honour Silver Arrows Formula 1 world champions at Stars & Cars in Stuttgart

Stars & Cars, 2014 – Celebrate the best

2014-11-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars & Cars _0026 Mercedes-Benz organised a spectacular conclusion to the 2014 sporting year on Saturday, November 29th with Stars & Cars in Stuttgart. 50,000 visitors came to the event based around the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart to honour Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, his team-mate and world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg and Silver Arrows constructors’ champions Mercedes AMG Petronas.

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Nov 29

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at 2014 Stars & Cars

40,000 fans

2014-11-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars & Cars _0014A spectacular conclusion to a memorable year, as Mercedes-Benz celebrates the 2014 sporting year at Stars & Cars in Stuttgart with fans and VIP guests.

Nov 25

VIP guests on the red carpet at Stars & Cars

Evening event: Stars & Cars, 2014

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best' This coming Saturday, November 29th, 2014, Mercedes-Benz will bring the curtain down in Stuttgart on the very successful sporting year that was 2014 with the Stars & Cars season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

‘Stars & Cars’ in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best’

Facts and figures about ‘Stars & Cars, 2014’

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best' Stuttgart: Spectacular conclusion to a memorable sporting year: On Saturday, November 29th, fans and VIP guests will join Mercedes-Benz in celebrating the 2014 sporting year at Stars & Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Mercedes close to agreeing engine ‘unfreeze’

Talks over a touted engine ‘unfreeze’ for the 2015 season appear to have taken a dramatic turn.

2014-10-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (3)On Monday, media reports in Italy suggested Ferrari, Red Bull and Renault may have pulled off a political masterstroke over the US GP weekend by convincing F1’s dominant force Mercedes to agree to the relaxing of the engine homologation rules. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

‘Stars & Cars’ in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best’

End of season celebrations at Mercedes-Benz museum

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best'One week after the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi, Mercedes-Benz would like to invite fans to Stuttgart on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 for the grand ‘Stars & Cars, 2014’ event to see out the sporting year in style.

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Nov 28

Mercedes confirms Brawn exit

Mercedes to announce Brawn exit on Thursday

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01As predicted, Mercedes on Thursday confirmed reports team boss Ross Brawn is stepping down. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Petri Corse joins joins Superstars International Series and the GTSprint International Series with two Porsche 997 racecars

The italian-based squad, owned by simone petri, will represent the Stuttgart-based manufacturer

Superstars - Petri CorseSuperstars logoThe GTSPRINT INTERNATIONAL SERIES roster keeps growing and after having announced their intention to line-up in 2013, Team Petri Corse, a longtime Porsche squad, opted for a full commitment to SUPERSTARSWORLD. The Italian-based squad will field two Porsche Panamera racers in SUPERSTARS and two 997 GT3 models in GTSPRINT. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

F3 champ Juncadella to be Mercedes tester – reports

Daniel Juncadella is set to become a development driver with Mercedes’ F1 team, according to Spanish and German media sources.

05 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamDaniel Juncadella Helmet photographSpain’s El Mundo said the news about the 21-year-old has come “direct from Stuttgart”, and “should be announced this week” from either the F1 or DTM tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Lowe to follow Hamilton to Mercedes – report

McLaren could be set to lose its technical director.

2012-06-09_00672013-01-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart - Lewis Hamilton (7)Germany’s Sport Bild is reporting that Paddy Lowe, who has been with the Woking based team for twenty years, is following Lewis Hamilton to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Lewis Hamilton makes guest appearance at Mercedes-Benz Museum

In Stuttgart

2013-01-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart - Lewis Hamilton (5)2013-01-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart - Lewis Hamilton (1)Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton visited Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart on Monday, 21st January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Ecclestone says Hamilton chasing Mercedes cash

Bernie Ecclestone has this week delighted his Christmas card recipients with his latest humorous handiwork.

2012-11-15_0008ThumbnailEvery year, the F1 chief executive commissions an original cartoon for his annual card, depicting a contemporary F1 issue with a mischievous tilt. For the 2012 holiday season, the 82-year-old’s card shows Lewis Hamilton abandoning his broken-down McLaren and leaping into a Mercedes saloon. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Haug felt responsible for Mercedes failure – Lauda

Norbert Haug fell on his sword due to Mercedes’ failure to succeed in its first three years, Niki Lauda has confirmed.

2012-06-10_05132012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Norbert Haug 01Following last week’s shock news, many sensed the new non-executive chairman Lauda’s influence when it was announced that Haug is stepping down after 22 years in charge at the German marque. But the great Austrian insists he was as surprised as anyone. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Mercedes ‘too late’ to poach boss Horner – Marko

“Horner has extended his contract with us last week, by several years.”

2012-09-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Singapore 022012-08-31 - Red Bull Racing - Belgium 99004 - Christian Horner - Dr Helmut MarkoRed Bull has extended its contract with team boss Christian Horner, the energy drink company’s motor sport chief Dr Helmut Marko has claimed. The news follows speculation at the weekend that, in the wake of Norbert Haug’s shock departure at Mercedes, the German marque had targeted Briton Horner as a potential successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Lauda insists Brawn’s top job not endangered

“Ross has not been in danger and he never will be.  He’s the boss.”

2012-06-09_00892012-06-10_0513Niki Lauda has now started his new job at Mercedes, insisting his presence does not endanger the Brackley based team’s current boss, Ross Brawn. Officially, the Austrian great’s role is to ensure a better link between the racing team in the UK, and the German carmaker’s headquarters in Stuttgart. Read the rest of this entry »

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