|Successful race weekend for AMG Customer Sports Teams worldwide: Two championship titles in the FIA GT3 European Championship|
|• HEICO-Gravity Charouz wins driver and team title in the FIA GT3 European Championship
• ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport takes over the lead in the FIA GT1 World Championship
• Black Falcon in the Blancpain Endurance Series on positions two and six
• Victory and second position for AMG brand ambassador Maro Engel with Erebus Racing in the Australian GT Championship
Affalterbach – The race weekend on the 22nd/23rd September 2012 shows an impressing success rate for the AMG Customer Sports Teams which operate with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 worldwide. Three victories and ten podium positions in seven races and two championship titles – these are the pleasing results of the races on the Nürburgring and on Phillip Island (Australia). Maximilian Buhk (GER) and Dominik Baumann (AUT) from the AMG Customer Sports Team HEICO-Gravity Charouz managed to win the driver title in the FIA GT3 European Championship. During the last race on the Nürburgring the German-Austrian driver duo achieved two confident victories on Saturday and Sunday. Their team colleagues Max Nilsson (SWE) and Mika Vahamaki (FIN) finished in positions three and eight. Due to these results, HEICO-Gravity Charouz also managed to secure their title in the team ranking, as they had already done in the 2011 season.
|POLE POSITION FOR AUDI DRIVER LAURENS VANTHOOR IN HOME ROUND AT SPA◾Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in position one|
◾Three Audi R8 LMS ultra cars in the top five spots on the grid
◾Sixth row for the Le Mans winners
Ingolstadt/Spa, July 25, 2014 – The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has achieved a perfect starting base for the Spa 24 Hours. The #1 Audi R8 LMS ultra will be starting the race from position one on the grid on the 90th anniversary of the endurance event. In the super pole qualifying session for the top 20 participants, the Belgian team, with the B....
|THIRD AUDI VICTORY IN SPA 24 HOURS◾Belgian Audi Club Team WRT wins with Rast/Vanthoor/Winkelhock|
◾Third 24-hour race success by Audi within six weeks
◾Laurens Vanthoor new leader of the Blancpain Endurance Series standings
Ingolstadt/Spa, July 27, 2014 – Audi has won the world's toughest GT3 race at Spa. In the battle of eleven marques and 60 participants, the R8 LMS ultra prevailed for the third time in four years in the classic race in the Ardennes that celebrated its 90th anniversary this year. The Belgian Audi Cl....
|AUDI STARTS SECOND HALF OF DTM SEASON WITH BIG AIMS◾Sights set on clinching first win of the season at Spielberg (Austria)|
◾Audi driver Mattias Ekström in striking distance of top of the standings
◾Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: 'In good position to attack'
Ingolstadt, July 28, 2014 – In the DTM, Spielberg stands for thrilling races and enthusiastic fans in a beautiful setting. Next weekend (August 1 to 3) the circuit in Styria is to become the venue of the Audi squad's first victory this season. Motorsport fans will get to watch the qual....
|THE NEW MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS• C-Class at its best|
July 28, 2014 - MONTVALE, NJ -- The all-new C-Class heralds a new chapter in the Mercedes-Benz success story and sets new standards in the premium mid-range class. Thanks to an intelligent lightweight design concept boasting weight savings of up to 200 lbs, excellent aerodynamics and new, economical engines, the C-Class establishes new benchmarks in its class. A host of new assistance systems offer safety of the highest standard, while a new suspension, opt....
|CONTINENTAL GT3 PROVES ITSELF AS 24-HOUR RACER• Both Continental GT3 cars finish the Total 24 Hours of Spa in top 20|
• Reliability and pace both confirmed on 24-hour debut
• Both cars suffer bad luck in the opening hours
• 24-hour race disrupted by safety cars and red flag
• Both Bentleys battle back to commendable finishes in P13 and P17, equating to P9 and P11 in the PRO class
(Spa, 27th July 2014) Bentley's Continental GT3 racer proves itself as the next generation of Bentley endurance machine with a strong finish for both ....
|M-SPORT BENTLEY CHARGES THROUGH THE ORDER AT SPAAfter difficult start, both Continental GT3 make great progress|
• At the half way point, Car #7 sits in P15 and Car #8 in P29
• Drivers report cars are running well in the cool night air
(Spa, 27th July 2014) As the Total 24 Hours of Spa reaches the half-way point, 12 hours in to the race, the two Continental G3 racecars of M-Sport Bentley sit P15 and P26 after continuing to recover well from an unfortunate start. More importantly, Car #7 sits P9 in class, meaning that the car scores....
|CHALLENGING FIRST SIX HOURS FOR M-SPORT BENTLEY AT SPABoth Continental GT3 cars suffer bad luck in the opening hours|
• 24-hour race continually disrupted by safety cars
• Both Bentleys battle back steadily as double-stints begin
• Race red-flagged after five hours, resumes after an hour
(Spa, 26th July 2014) With the first six hours of the Total 24 Hours of Spa complete, the two Continental GT3s of M-Sport Bentley sit in P36 and P44 respectively. With an unusually high number of incidents, 30 of the first 90 laps were spent behind the ....
|THE NEW AMG 4.0-LITER V8 BITURBO ENGINEPowerful, innovative and efficient|
July 25, 2014 - Affalterbach -- Mercedes-AMG presents a new technological masterpiece: the AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine is a new development at the sporting heart of the new Mercedes-AMG GT car. This innovative eight-cylinder unit stands out for its sublime power delivery, the purposeful lightweight construction, as well as its high efficiency and environmental compatibility. With peak power of up to 375 kW (503hp) and maximum torque of up t....