|MERCEDES-AMG GT R: OUTSTANDING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP TIME FOR THE 'BEAST OF THE GREEN HELL'|
|Around the Nürburgring in 7:10.9 minutes
Stuttgart/Nürburg. Just ahead of the winter break due to weather, the new Mercedes-AMG GT R1 has set the fastest-ever lap time on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a test drive conducted by 'sport auto'. In a time of 7:10.9 minutes, the new spearhead of the AMG model range was faster through the 'Green Hell' than any other road-going rear-wheel drive sports car ever tested by the German motoring magazine.
Through the Green Hell in just 7:10.9 minutes ...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-AMG GT S: new Safety Car for the DTM: From Formula 1® to the DTM|
|Affalterbach. A new Safety Car celebrates its DTM premiere: at the second DTM race at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz (29 to 31 May 2015), the Mercedes-AMG GT S is set to be deployed for the very first time. The new sports car will help to ensure maximum safety on the race track in the world's most popular touring car series. In technical terms, the 375 kW (510 hp) eight-cylinder sports car is for the most part the same as the series production vehicle – just like its counterpart from the FIA F...[Read more...]|
|1958 Monaco Grand Prix: An Unlikely Frenchman Steals the Show…Again|
|In 1955, perhaps the most unlikely of drivers would survive the attrition and the beckoning Monaco harbor to claim his only victory in Formula One. Some three years later, and more unlikely than ever to even win a second race at any circuit, the same Frenchman would steal the crown jewel to become just the second man in Formula One history to earn two or more victories on the streets of the principality.
Maurice Trintignant's victory in the chaotic and drama-filled 1955 Monaco Grand Prix was...[Read more...]|
|Audi Confirmed For Salon Privé 2013|
|• Salon Privé 2013 - 4th to 6th September|
Syon Park, London, 21 August 2013 – Audi is set to display the R8 V8 Spyder, RS 6 Avant and RS 4 Avant at Salon Privé 2013.
A hand-built, high-revving V8 engine mounted just behind the passenger compartment of the Audi R8 V8 Spyder launches the stunning soft-top supercar to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds and on to a top speed of 187 mph. The mid-engine configuration helps to lower the centre of gravity for optimum road holding, while the slick...[Read more...]
|MERCEDES-AMG HELPS TO ENSURE SAFETY IN FORMULA 1|
|In the new 2013 Formula 1® season, Mercedes-AMG will once again help to ensure safety at all Formula 1® races forming part of the FIA Formula One World Championship™. For the 18th year the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz is providing the Official F1® Safety Car and the Official F1® Medical Car. The SLS AMG GT with 435 kW (591 hp) and the C 63 AMG Estate with 358 kW (487 hp) will be deployed at the direction of Race Control officials usually when weather or incidents are considered to impact o...[Read more...]|