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Will We See Rosberg vs Hamilton Rivalry This Season

With the recent victory of Nico Rosberg in the 2014 Australian Grand Prix,  Formula One pundits  claim that we might be seeing a preview of the dominance of the team of Mercedes AMG Petronas in the races that are about to come. The F1 community appears to be heavily rooting for team Mercedes before the 2014 season even began and Toto Wolff appears to be pushing the team for the first place this time. Others even claim that it would even signal a rivalry between Rosberg vs Hamilton for the championship in the foreseeable future. Since Lewis Hamilton jumped to Mercedes, people have been pitting him against Rosberg in F1… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz is PGA of America Patron Partner Through 2017

Mercedes-Benz has renewed its pact with the PGA of America, which means that it will maintain its Patron partnership with the golfing body all the way through 2017. The partnership, which was started in 2010, allows the german car brand to stay on as the official patron and the official vehicle of the PGA of America as well as a variety of golf events, including the PGA Championship, the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, and as the official patron of the 2014 Ryder Cup (US rights in 2014, global rights except Europe in 2016). In addition, the partnership extension will cover the centennial celebration of the PGA in 2016…. Continue Reading »

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Michael Jordan’s SLR up on eBay

Ever shopped on eBay? Well, you had better if you want to get a load of this 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR 722. Believe it or not, this baby was once owned by the now-retired but still very much unsurpassable Airness himself, Michael Jordan. It’s only got about 962 miles on its odometer, and still has factory warranty up until August of next year… or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. This limited 722 Edition boasts crystal antimony grey paint finish with an equally impressive black interior color. The powerplant under the hood has about 650 horses once you rev at 6,500rpm, and delivers around 830Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. She’ll be able… Continue Reading »

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Tour de France 2011 sponsorship on its way

Mercedes-Benz is one of the few companies who pay attention to sports—whether it be tennis, motorsports, golf or cycling. The company’s latest efforts to reach out to sporting fans comes in the form of sponsorship—for a new Luxembourg-based cycling team for next year’s Tour de France season. The company will be sponsoring vehicles for the team, which will be featuring brothers Andy and Frank Schleck. Surname ring any bell? Andy was able to finish second to Alberto Contador in Tour de France this year. Although Andy’s cohorts haven’t revealed their title sponsor, it’s pretty clear that Mercedes-Benz has chosen to sponsor the right team. The partnership is part of Mercedes-Benz’s… Continue Reading »

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Germany enters World Cup with Mercedes-Benz sponsorship

Are you a fan of football?? No, not American football—good old European soccer. Yeah! With the kicking off of the 19th World Cup a few days from now, Mercedes-Benz has announced its bid to support its home team, Germany. None other than Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche is wooing the entire country to support Germany. He’s giving out incentives to individuals and businesses willing to propagate his company’s new marketing project—to have solid brand association with the World Cup, and to announce to the whole world their bid to support the German team. Just to illustrate, the company is giving out discounts on selected models—around $2,500. And, if Germany manages… Continue Reading »

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