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|MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Nico Rosberg's first Formula 1 win in the Chinese Grand Prix one week ago was also the first for a works Silver Arrow since the 1955 Italian Grand Prix. The victory in Shanghai came precisely 20,671 days after five-time Formula 1 champion Juan Manuel Fangio won the world championship at Monza in his Mercedes-Benz W196. In the 55 years between 1955 and 2010, there was no such thing as a thoroughbred works Silver Arrow in Formula 1. Rosberg's win came in the 41st Grand Prix of the new era. To thank his German fans for their incredible support, Rosberg will be performing demonstration laps around the Hockenheimring in Juan Manuel Fangio's race-winning Silver Arrow from the 1955 season. This will be Rosberg's second visit to the DTM season opener at Hockenheim: last year, he volunteered his services as a DTM 'taxi driver' at the wheel of the THOMAS SABO AMG Mercedes C-Class. Rosberg's involvement in last season's DTM extended to the first ever Show Event in Munich: on that occasion, he drove a Formula 1 Silver Arrow around the temporary circuit in the Olympic Stadium. Nico will not be the only prominent guest at Hockenheim; his MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team-mate Michael Schumacher is also keen to be present for the opening race of the world's most popular touring car series and will be in Hockenheim on Sunday 29th April. Like Rosberg, the seven-time Formula 1 champion will be bringing a Silver Arrow to the event, namely the 2011 MGP W02 in which he will complete a sequence of demonstration laps. Nico Rosberg: 'I have great memories of the DTM. The earliest date back to when my father was still racing. Then I started competing in the various junior classes that are staged as part of the DTM race weekend as I started out on my own motorsport career. A lot has happened in the meantime, and the highlight so far was obviously my win in China one week ago. I am absolutely delighted to be returning to Hockenheim as a Grand Prix winner. Last year, I was able to drive a classic Silver Arrow on the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife, so now I'm really looking forward to climbing into the cockpit of Juan Manuel Fangio's phenomenal W196 streamliner from Monza in 1955 and driving a few laps at Hockenheim. It means a lot to me that we have written a new chapter in the wonderful history of Mercedes in motorsport – and that there is plenty more still to come.' Michael Schumacher: 'After a busy start to the Formula 1 season with four flyaway races in succession, it will be nice to come back to Germany for the DTM season opener at Hockenheim on Sunday. I'm especially looking forward to the chance to give the fans a taste of a Formula 1 Silver Arrow in action. This will be my first visit to a DTM race in 20 years, and I hope that my brother and his fellow Mercedes-Benz drivers will get their season off to a great start.' Norbert Haug, Vice-President Mercedes-Benz Motorsport: 'DTM begins a new era this weekend in Hockenheim, with a brand-new and exciting generation of cars. To mark the occasion, we wanted to give the spectators at the circuit something extra, and both our F1 drivers were immediately right behind the idea. Following his victory at the Chinese Grand Prix ten days ago, Nico Rosberg will complete demonstration laps in the Silver Arrow W 196 streamliner, with which Juan Manuel Fangio won at Monza in 1955. On Sunday, just before the start of the race, Michael Schumacher will complete a demonstration run in last year's F1 Silver Arrow. It's a throwback to the start of the DTM, which now features three premium manufacturers, and a way of saying thank you to the loyal DTM fans and to our Mercedes colleagues, thousands of whom will be in the Motodrom this weekend, accounting for a high proportion of the 55,000 pre-sold tickets. We are delighted to be able to offer the fans these additional attractions and Nico and Michael are excited to be attending on one of their few free weekends, for which I sincerely thank both of them.'|
| Audi Travels To Styria With Tailwind◾Mike Rockenfeller leads the standings before the third DTM round|
◾Audi has been unbeaten on the new track at Spielberg
◾Will the Red Bull Ring give Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green wings?
Ingolstadt/Spielberg, May 24, 2013 – With the tailwind of a commanding victory at Brands Hatch, the Audi squad is traveling to the third round of the DTM season (June 1–2) at Spielberg (Austria). Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller, after his success in England, will arrive at the Red Bull Ring as the lea....
| MILLE MIGLIA 2013: JD CLASSICS SUPPORTS FIVE JAGUAR HERITAGE RACING ENTRIES OVER 5000 TROUBLE-FREE MILES•JD Classics prepares and supports Jaguar Heritage Racing in 2013 Mille Miglia|
•Famous Driver/Navigator line-up from motor racing, fashion, film and sport
•Five 'works' and four JD Classics entries reach the finish line without fault
Maldon, Essex: The JD Classics supported Jaguar Heritage Racing team has successfully completed the 2013 Mille Miglia. An all-star driver/navigator line-up from motor racing, fashion, film and sport each covered 1000 miles in three days of magnificent ....
|MONACO GP - DANCING IN THE STREETSMonaco, 23 May – It's part of the nature of Formula 1 and sport in general in the modern era, that what happens off the court, pitch or track can sometimes take on even more importance than the sport itself, with gossip, rumour and controversy dominating the headlines. However, on a beautiful day with clear skies and warm sunshine, the first time 22 Formula 1 dance around the track on the streets of the Principality of Monte Carlo provides a glorious reminder of what a fantastic sporting ....|
|MONACO GP - ALL VERY CLOSEMonaco, 23 May – Nico Rosberg had the honour of topping the first Monaco Grand Prix timesheet of the weekend. He set the fastest time in the first free practice session of the sixth round of the World Championship, which as always here takes place on Thursday, with Friday being a day with no F1 track action. On this the most glamorous and exciting circuit on the calendar, the gaps between the front runners are all very close. Rosberg did a 1.16.195 in the Mercedes ahead of Fernando Alonso who to....|
| MONACO GP – SILVER AND RED IN THE PRINCIPALITYMonaco, 23 May –The Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheet ahead of the Alonso-Massa red tandem at the end of the second free practice session today. Fernando was third in 1.15.196, which was 0.437 off Rosberg's time. Massa was fourth with a 1.15.278.|
Going into the traditional Monegasque 'day off' tomorrow, the hierarchy in terms of what to expect in qualifying is not yet clearly defined. This session had to be red flagged after 37 minutes, so that the k....
| Usually In The Red In MonacoMaranello, 20 May – It's been many, too many years since the roulette wheel has stopped on Red in Monte Carlo. The last time a Ferrari won the Monaco Grand Prix was back in 2001, when Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello secured an amazing one-two. Since then, no Ferrari has been first past the chequered flag, even in those years when Maranello's technical superiority seemed beyond doubt, such as 2002 and 2004.|
However, there have been plenty of podium finishes in the past eleven....
| AUDI RS 5 DTM ON FRONT ROW AGAIN◾Mike Rockenfeller takes grid position two at Brands Hatch|
◾Four Audi RS 5 DTM cars on the first five rows
◾Jamie Green with misfortune in qualifying at home round
Ingolstadt/Brands Hatch, May 18, 2013 – Just like in the season opener at Hockenheim, an Audi RS 5 DTM will again be starting from the front row at the second race of the 2013 DTM season at Brands Hatch (Great Britain).
Mike Rockenfeller in the Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix missed the pole posit....