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MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING TO START THE 2019 MOTORSPORT YEAR WITH A PAIR OF ENDURANCE HIGHLIGHTS

In the Dubai 24-hour race, Mercedes-AMG is aiming at its fifth victory in the desert metropolis. The BLACK FALCON team already secured the overall win for the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach in the years 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018. This year, the team is running the Mercedes-AMG GT3 with starting number 2 … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING CELEBRATES MOST SUCCESSFUL MOTORSPORT SEASON TO DATE

The 2018 GT racing year ends like it has begun: with victory for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. Last weekend’s FIA GT Nations Cup in Bahrain saw the RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 driven by Salih Yoluc and Ayhancan Guven (both TUR) claim victory and thus came full circle after the first win of the year in January 2018 … Continue reading

FOUR QUESTIONS FOR STEFAN WENDL

After a P2 and a P3 finish in the past two years, there can be only one objective for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the upcoming 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, namely outright victory. To accomplish this mission, the German performance and sports car brand is entering the largest contingent of all manufacturers. In the run-up to the … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING WITH A RECORD LINE-UP FOR THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

For the 70th running of the Spa-Francorchamps 24-hour race, Mercedes-AMG has a presence that is stronger than ever before: the field of 68 cars includes a total of 13 Mercedes-AMG GT3s. Thus, the German performance and sports car brand has the largest entry of all manufacturers. The cars from Affalterbach will be run by five teams … Continue reading

FOUR MERCEDES-AMG GT3 IN THE TOP TEN AND THREE CLASS PODIUM FINISHES AT PAUL RICARD

At the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, the third round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup got underway on Saturday. In ideal weather and track conditions, a total of twelve Mercedes-AMG GT3 took on the six-hour race. The #88 of the Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP achieved the best getaway of the cars from Affalterbach: … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT SECOND PLACE AND CLASS WINS FOR MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING AT SILVERSTONE

Sunshine and temperatures around 20 degrees centigrade made for optimal conditions for the second round of the season in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Twelve Mercedes-AMG GT3 in the field of 50 entrants took on Sunday afternoon’s three-hour race at Silverstone Circuit. In qualifying on Sunday morning, the #88 Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP entry … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING WITH A DOUBLE PODIUM FINISH IN THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS

The 24-hour race at the Nürburgring was a race of two very different halves: until well into the night, the 210,000 spectators got to see a thrilling race at the Nordschleife in excellent outside conditions, in which the Mercedes-AMG GT3 cars established themselves in the front-running group from the outset. From the halfway point onwards, … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING WITH A STRONG DRIVER LINE-UP AND NEW GOALS FOR 2018

The 2018 line-up includes Maximilian Buhk (GER), Yelmer Buurman (NED), Adam Christodoulou (GBR), Maximilian Götz (GER), Christian Hohenadel (GER), Thomas Jäger (GER) and Jan Seyffarth (GER). A new addition is Raffaele Marciello (ITA). The line-up is supported by brand ambassadors Maro Engel (GER), Bernd Schneider (GER) and Karl Wendlinger (AUT). The drivers are supporting the … Continue reading

THREE QUESTIONS FOR THE HEAD OF MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING PROGRAM, STEFAN WENDL

Stefan, 2018 has got off to a promising start. But now the motorsport season is about to get underway in earnest. What are the calendar highlights from a Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Program perspective, and what are the objectives you have set yourselves? Stefan Wendl: First of all, of course, I’m delighted by the successful start … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING LOOKS BACK ON A SUCCESSFUL GT3 SEASON

Last Saturday (2nd December), the Customer Racing team celebrated another successful season with a massive end-of-term party at Goldbergwerk Fellbach near Stuttgart. It was attended by 230 guests from all around the world. The winners of the 2017 Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Championship were also honoured at the event. Kenneth Heyer (GER) scored the most points … Continue reading

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