Finally, all is set for Paddy Lowe to join the F1 team of Mercedes-Benz. In a recent report by BBC Sport, the McLaren technical director has been granted an early release by his team. That means, he will start his new job at Mercedes in June 3 this year which is 6 months earlier than what was anticipated by everyone. In a statement by Mercedes, Lowe will work hand-in-hand with the team principal, Ross Brawn. The company also explained that Brawn will resume all his work with the sporting and technical matters to clear out the speculations that Lowe might be replacing him.
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Daimler has relaunched its TECHNICITY online magazine, which now features a new ‘conceptual, graphic, and technical realisation’ and has been developed for optimized viewing no matter which device or computer the digital publication is accessed from. The magazine can be viewed via technicity.daimler.com, and you can count on the fact that the look of the page will be suited to the type of device you’re using, be it your smartphone, your tablet, or your desktop computer. Right now, we think the default language is German, so you’d have to scroll down to toggle the English version of the site (or just visit this link: http://technicity.daimler.com/en/). In addition, there is an ‘integrated… Continue Reading »
Skylar Diggins received a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SUV as a graduation gift from the sports management company of Jay-Z as a graduation gift. Diggins is considered as an upcoming star of the WNBA and recently signed with “Roc Nation,” the company of the rap superstar. She was picked third overall by the Tusla Shock in the draft this year. She is also the current all-time scoring leader of Notre Dame and has received a number of awards in the past. She was also named as the Big East player of the year in the last two seasons. She was named in the All-American First Team of the Associated Press during these… Continue Reading »
“Schäfer?Reisen” already decided the route of the new touring coach before the S 516 HD was delivered to the operator at the Setra Customer Center. The coach is the first ComfortClass 500 that will be delivered by the Daimler AG company to the state of Hesse in Germany. Horst Lauer, the proprietor of the company, also did not have a difficult time in acquiring the latest model of Setra buses. He indicated that the sale was already made at the launch event that was held last summer. He was impressed by the design and the cost-efficiency of the vehicle and his decision to acquire the vehicle was validated when he… Continue Reading »
After a tough qualifying session, there was some light at the end of the tunnel for the Mercedes-Benz DTM team. Robert Wickens managed to claim his first podium finish in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, climbing all the way from 13th on the starting grid all the way to P3 at the end of the race held at the historic Brands Hatch circuit. Gary Paffett was the guy who actually finished in P3, but he was slapped with a 5-second penalty after going past the speed limit in a sector during a yellow flag situation. That penalty bumped Paffett down to sixth, and Wickens moved up to the podium to join… Continue Reading »
The weekend of May 26 will see the 71st running of the Monaco Grand Prix. In terms of glamor and prestige in the motoring world, Monaco has few equals, with its population of exotic cars and exotic people, apart from being the venue of important circuit and rallying events in the motorsports calendar. The Mercedes F1 team admittedly wants to get the sub-par performance of the Barcelona race behind them, and Ross Brawn has said that no significant updates are to be expected with the car. Rather, the focus will be on setting up the car so that the drivers will be comfortable on the relatively slow, bumpy course. Cognizant… Continue Reading »
Many racing game fans got a treat when Gran Turismo 6 was announced recently at the game’s 15th Anniversary event at the famed Silverstone circuit, which also happens to be one of the seven new locations in the game. That’s not the only new thing slated for GT6, as three new Mercedes-Benz AMG models are also set to make their virtual debut: the SLS AMG GT3, the E63 AMG, and the A45 AMG. The additions will bolster the strong Mercedes-Benz contingent being retained from Gran Turismo 5, of which there are 21 vehicles. The SLS AMG GT3 was on hand at the GT Anniversary event in both real-life and virtual forms, while the other… Continue Reading »