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New Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 Ready To Run

Mercedes-Benz just entered a new automotive thoroughbred to the world of high-performance racing with its 2016 AMG GT3. The vehicle made its debut to the acclaim of the press at the Geneva Auto Show in March, and will soon begin competing in prestigious racing events around the world. Mercedes-Benz has experienced incredible success with its racing division in recent years, crafting exquisite, high-performance machines that win events. In the last two years, it has sold 60 vehicles in the high-price, high-performance racing market, which is a major achievement. The 2016 AMG GT3 appears to be another winner for Mercedes-Benz, incorporating thoughtful new design features and a highly attractive body. The… Continue Reading »


F1: Hamilton wins 2015 Italian GP as Mercedes teammate Rosberg flames out

Lewis Hamilton won the 2015 Italian Grand Prix from pole position, taking his seventh win this season and third in the last four outings. The day was not as kind to Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate, however, as the back of Nico Rosberg’s car caught fire two laps from the finish as he tried to pass Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. Rosberg pulls over with back of his Mercedes flaming just two laps from end #ItalianGP #ForzaF1 — Formula 1 (@F1) September 6, 2015 Joining Hamilton on the Podium are Vettel and Williams’ Felipe Massa. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen, who was among the favorites to win this race after qualifying in the front row of the… Continue Reading »


Hamilton wins pole for Italian Grand Prix; Rosberg in row 2

Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton captured yet another pole position, beating out Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen for the chance to start at the front of the grid at the 2015 Italian Grand Prix. Raikkonen’s teammate Sebastian Vettel qualified at P3, followed by Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in p4. The qualifying times were close, with Hamilton emerging on top thanks to his 1:23.397. Raikkonen was at 1:23.631, which was just a shade better than Vettel’s 1:23.685. Rosberg topped out at 1:23.703. This most recent pole is Hamilton’s seventh straight and eleventh out of twelve GPs so far in the 2015 Formula One season. Seven straight poles were the best done by Alain Prost… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Releases Design for 2016 DTM Car

Mercedes just released a new sketch detailing the design of its DTM challenger in the 2016 season. So far, it looks great. A lot of people have this impression that race cars are characterized by exaggerated winglets and aerodynamic elements. These usually make them absurd and not ideal for road use. However, the styling of the next Mercedes DTM car veers away from that perception. 2016 Mercedes DTM Race Car Will Use the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Platform According to the head of Mercedes-AMG DTM unit Ulrich Fritz, in his interview with, the upcoming race car of the brand will use the platform of the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe. He hopes… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Its 1955 Mille Miglia Victory

  Mercedes-Benz is celebrating its historic victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia at the Classic Days Schloss Dyck 2015. The event will be held on July 31 and will run up to August 2 against the backdrop of the Dyck Castle in Rhineland. Classic race cars in the storied past of Mercedes-Benz will be put on display in the paddock. A demo of the cars will also be showcased to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the victory of Sir Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in the legendary 1000-mile race. Key Highlights Of course, the highlight of the event is the number 722 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR race car driven by… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes one-two

Lewis Hamilton became the first Brit to win the British Grand Prix from pole since 1994, relying on patience and good timing to edge out Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg and the Williams cars. With the win, Hamilton pads his lead in the drivers’ standings by another seven points, and also joins esteemed company in winning three British GPs. “For once, I made the perfect choice,” Hamilton said, regarding the decision to switch tires right as the rain started to pour. It was the difference in this race, giving the Brit the separation he needed from his teammate. After getting the win and before hitting the podium, Hamilton gave the home fans a… Continue Reading »


The Mercedes-AMG GT3 Will Make Its Race Debut in July

The new Mercedes-AMG GT3 will finally make its racing debut next month. The event that it will be joining is the Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring or VLN long-distance championship. According to Autosport, the special variant of the Mercedes-AMG GT will make its appearance in the round four of the VLN on July 4. It will be driven by the test and development drivers of Mercedes namely Bernd Schneider, Jan Seyffarth and Thomas Jager. It should be noted that the car will serve as the replacement of the famous Mercedes SLS AMG GT3. Jochen Bitzer, head of AMG customer sport, said in the report that the outing of the race car in the… Continue Reading »


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