Posts Tagged: Mercedes Motorsport

Sauber-Mercedes C 9 (1987-1990)
By June 4, 2014 Read More →

Sauber-Mercedes C 9 (1987-1990)

The Sauber-Mercedes C 9 racing sports car was the outcome of a longstanding innovation partnership between Mercedes-Benz and the Swiss racing team established by Peter Sauber, a relationship that dated back to 1984. That was the year in which the Stuttgart company and the Zurich-based racing car designer reached an agreement for Mercedes-Benz to supply engines for the Sauber prototype sports cars used in the Group C motor racing series.

Mercedes AMG Petronas unveiled its 2013 F1 car
By February 21, 2013 Read More →

Mercedes AMG Petronas unveiled its 2013 F1 car

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today unveiled its 2013 Formula One car, the F1 W04. With the technical regulations remaining stable in 2013, ahead of major changes for 2014, the basic vehicle concept of the F1 W04 is a sophisticated evolution of last year’s car. Led by Engineering Director Aldo Costa, under the coordination of Technical Director Bob Bell, the project commenced with initial aerodynamic testing in early summer 2012.

Mercedes-Benz driver line-up for 2013 DTM
By February 20, 2013 Read More →

Mercedes-Benz driver line-up for 2013 DTM

Mercedes-Benz announced its line-up of drivers for the 2013 DTM season. 2012 DTM runner-up and 2005 champion Gary Paffett (31, England) will play a major role for Mercedes-Benz in the title hunt. His 19 DTM victories make him the most successful of the current crop of DTM drivers. Ex-Formula 1 star Ralf Schumacher is about to embark on his sixth successive season in the DTM. Ralf has been competing in the DTM since 2008.

The limited edition Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 45th ANNIVERSARY
By October 12, 2012 Read More →

The limited edition Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 45th ANNIVERSARY

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 45th ANNIVERSARY is aimed at car collectors with a particular penchant for motor racing. The customer sport racing car is being built by hand in a limited edition of no more than five vehicles in Affalterbach. Record DTM champion and AMG brand ambassador Bernd Schneider is involved hands-on in the production process, installing the AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine in the SLS AMG GT3 45th ANNIVERSARY together with an AMG engine fitter.

2012 DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe
By May 1, 2012 Read More →

2012 DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe

The DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe is based on the latest Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, which received its world premiere in summer 2011. HWA AG began development, design and construction of the DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé in June 2010. The first chassis was assembled in June 2011, and the first vehicle completed in August. Gary Paffett completed the car’s first tests at the Lausitzring in early September. On 1st March 2012, the DTM cars of all three participating manufacturers were homologated by the German Motor Sports Association (DMSB), so no further major developments were permitted after that.

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W03
By March 16, 2012 Read More →

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W03

The new Silver Arrow for 2012 F1 season, the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W03, has undergone an intensive programme of simulation testing at the team’s technical bases in Brackley and Brixworth. The new car concept is based on a largely stable set of technical regulations, which nevertheless include two significant changes: revision of the maximum bodywork height at the front of the car and new restrictions concerning the positioning of the exhausts.

Mercedes GP Petronas MGP W01 1:12 nose cone
By February 9, 2011 Read More →

Mercedes GP Petronas MGP W01 1:12 nose cone

An official product of the Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One team. The nosecone section of the MGP W01 has been beautifully re-created in 1:12 scale by Amalgam. Every detail is represented, from the front wing elements designed adjust by six degrees of motion while racing, to the intricate end-fences which redirect the air-flow around the […]

Mercedes GP Petronas W02 debuted at Valencia
By February 2, 2011 Read More →

Mercedes GP Petronas W02 debuted at Valencia

The debut of the MGP W02, the new Silver Arrow for the 2011 Formula One World Championship, took place this morning at the Valencia Circuit in Spain with the new challenger unveiled in front of the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS team garage by Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher. The result of twelve months intense design and […]

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 racer
By April 6, 2010 Read More →

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 racer

Coinciding with the market launch of the SLS AMG on 27 March 2010, Mercedes-AMG is presenting a GT3 variant. This racing version of the gullwing model stands out with its spectacular design and thoroughbred motor sports technology. Developed to comply with the GT3 specifications of the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile), the SLS AMG GT3 […]