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How did Ewy Rosqvist Change Racing?
The automotive and racing worlds both have an extremely rich history. With so many pioneers of the industry and sport, it’s remarkable to think about where we would be without some of these important figures. One of the legends of racing that is sometimes forgotten about is Ewy Rosqvist. So, how did Ewy Rosqvist change racing?
Mercedes-AMG models are known for their exceptional performance. But, none have come close to that of the “Beast of the Green Hell.” The Mercedes-AMG GT R has set the fastest-ever lap time on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the world’s toughest race track which is nicknamed the “Green Hell.”
One lap on the Nordschleife tests all aspects of performance for a sports car and the “Beast” stepped up to the challenge. The Mercedes-AMG GT R was able to complete one lap in only 7 minutes and 10.9 seconds, a time never made by any sports car not just Mercedes-Benz models. (more…)
Mercedes-Benz Racing Cars
For 2017, Mercedes-Benz has announced its Mercedes-AMG participation in the International Motor Sports Association WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The North American endurance racing series is entered by top performing race models from various brands and now Mercedes-Benz is one of them.
The brand will compete with two AMG GT3 teams and in honor of this exciting new chapter, here at Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington, we’ve brought you the top Mercedes-Benz racing photos from Instagram. Here, you can see both old and new racing models on and off the track. (more…)