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Mercedes-AMG Motorsport

For the Mercedes-AMG performance brand, it is particularly important to compete successfully in motorsport.

Because motorsport demonstrates to us how effectively we can transfer laboratory engineering to the actual world of driving performance. That’s why motorsport and engineering are always seen in combination at Mercedes-AMG.

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F1 Racing

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.

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team

Lewis Hamilton

Nationality British
Place of Birth Tewin, United Kingdom
Date of Birth January 7, 1985
Size 1.74 m
Weight 66 kg
Nico Rosberg

Nationality German
Place of Birth Wiesbaden, Germany
Date of Birth June 27, 1985
Size 1.78 m
Weight 67 kg

F1 Gallery

the official F1TM safety car

Mercedes-AMG GT S & C 63 S Estate


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.


AMG Driving Academy

Under the guidance of our professional driving trainers we will help you develop high levels of road awareness, alertness and foresight.

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Performance Centres

Please find your closest authorized Mercedes-AMG Performance Centre to see what happens when Performance, Personalization and Passion unite.

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