Motorsports

Lewis Hamilton F1 Car at Sonoma Speed Festival

Lewis Hamilton’s 10-Time Grand Prix Winning Car to be Featured at Son...

The 10-time Grand Prix winning car of Lewis Hamilton will be run by Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport at The Sonoma Speed Festival. The Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid car, chassis No.4, will run on the 2.52-mile (4.06 km) 12 turn road course at Sonoma Raceway on June 1-2, 2019. As...
Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 Formula E

Successful Track Debut for Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 Formula E

The race debut of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team is getting nearer by the day. Last week, the team passed yet another marker on the way to its first race in season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. At Varano in Italy, Stoffel Vandoorne and Venturi driver Edoardo Mor...
Porsche Racing Experience

How the Porsche Racing Experience Can Jump-Start Your Racing Career

Many stories begin with a bold decision. Or rain. Or both, as is the case today on the Circuit Paul Ricard racetrack in southern France, some fifty kilometers east of Marseille. Janine Lissautzki raises the radio to her mouth and presses the talk button. It clicks. Sixty-five emp...
2019 Aston Martin Racing Driver Academy Drivers

Aston Martin Racing Selects 23 Drivers for 2019 Driver Academy

Aston Martin has confirmed the 23 drivers who will participate in the 2019 Aston Martin Racing Driver Academy – the recently-announced season-long initiative designed to fast-track talent and stimulate healthy competition within the AMR customer network. Since its launch last ...
Christina Nielsen STRAKKA Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3

Tales from the Paddock – Christina Nielsen: “It’s a Beautiful Area with an ...

27-year-old Christina Nielsen is one of the stars of North American motorsport. In 2016 and 2017, she won the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This year, she is competing for the first time in a Mercedes-AMG GT3. After her debut in the 12h Bathurst, Chris...
Rookie Colton Herta Wins Indycar COTA 2019

18 Year Old Rookie Colton Herta Victorious in Third NTT IndyCar Series Star...

Second-generation racer Colton Herta became the youngest winner in Indy car history today at the Circuit of the Americas, taking advantage of a late-race yellow flag to score his first NTT IndyCar Series victory in just his third race start. Herta, son of former Honda Indy car...
McLaren 720S GT3 victory in Melbourne

New McLaren 720S GT3 Takes Victory in Melbourne on Customer Debut

The McLaren 720S GT3 scored pole position and a memorable victory on its first ever race in customer hands during the opening round of the Australian GT Championship at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne, Australia. Newly-launched McLaren customer team 59Racing enjoyed strong r...
Mercedes-AMG F1 Steering Wheel

How Does an F1 Steering Wheel Work?

Formula One cars are very complex machines – even their steering wheels are not exactly self-explanatory at first glance. So, we’re taking a closer look at F1 steering wheels, some of their many functions and how exactly they are designed and built. How many buttons and switch...
Porsche 917 50th Anniversary

Porsche Celebrates 50 years of the 917

The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche Museum is celebrating the landmark birthday with plans to restore the first 917 ever made to its original condition, as it was when first unveiled 50 years ago. The 91...