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Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher founded the Aufrecht Melcher Großaspach engineering firm, design and testing for the development of racing engines.
The AMG Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 was the champion in its class and won second place overall. A heavy luxury sedan pulling a fast one on the competing lighter race cars – this caused a sensation, and the name AMG spread throughout the world.
The comeback in auto racing: AMG partners Daimler-Benz in its motor racing comeback in the German Touring Car Championship..
AMG is the most successful team in the German Touring Car Championship: Klaus Ludwig and Johnny Cecotto collect seven wins.
AMG-Mercedes wins in the team ranking. The most successful driver is Klaus Ludwig. Mercedes-Benz comes out on top in the brand ranking. The DTM has reached the high point of its history, and the races are watched by more than 153 million viewers.
Klaus Ludwig wins the German Touring Car Championship for AMG in a 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II. AMG-Mercedes is once again at the top in the team ranking and Mercedes-Benz in the brand ranking.
Klaus Ludwig wins the German Touring Car Championship for AMG in an AMG-Mercedes C-Class.
An AMG driver takes the German Touring Car Championship title for the third time, as well as winning the first-ever ITC title. In both cases the driver is Bernd Schneider.
AMG is the runner-up in the International Touring Car Championship with Bernd Schneider.
Bernd Schneider in the Mercedes CLK-GTR is the champion driver and AMG Mercedes takes the team title.
A road-going version of the CLK-GTR is built in a limited edition of 25 units. AMG-Mercedes wins all ten races in the FIA GT Championship. Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta take the championship title.
Lewis Hamilton sets his first fastest race lap in Formula One at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
A permanent fixture in the GT3 segment, the SLS AMG GT3 has been extremely successful since its racetrack debut in autumn 2010.
Nico Rosberg takes his first podium for MERCEDES GP PETRONAS at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton takes his first podium for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
The CLA 45 AMG Racing Series concept car provides a preview of a further customer sports racing car from Mercedes-AMG, alongside the world success of the SLS AMG GT3 gullwing racing car.
The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GT S and C 63 S Estate are named the official safety and medical cars for the F1.
In 2016, the arrival of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and the introduction of the AMG Performance Teams marks the start of a new era for the manufacturer from Affalterbach that got off to a perfect start with the historic quadruple victory in the Nürburgring 24-hour race.
On June 3, 1934 at the International Eifel Race on the Nürburgring grounds, a racing legend was born. The Mercedes-Benz W25 was victorious in the race, setting the tone for what would become known as the Silver Arrows. Formula 1 World Champion drivers including Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss and Michael Schumacher continued to dominate the sport, creating a winning streak which culminated with the MERCEDES-AMG PETRONUS team.
|Place of Birth||Tewin, United Kingdom|
|Date of Birth||January 7, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Wiesbaden, Germany|
|Date of Birth||June 27, 1985|
Formula 1 is nothing new for AMG.
Since 1996, Mercedes-AMG has provided the car that all the racing drivers follow if an incident occurs.
The tradition of safety cars from Mercedes-AMG started in 1996 with a Mercedes-AMG C 36 . Since 2010, what must be the world’s fastest car with yellow warning lights - a modified Mercedes-AMG SLS - has been driven by the racing driver and Mercedes-AMG brand ambassador Bernd Mayländer. Mercedes-AMG has also supplied the Formula 1 medical car since 1996, and in the shape of a Mercedes-AMG C 63 Estate since 2008.
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