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AMG Motorsports

DTM

  • A period full of achievements and consecutive wins began for AMG with its entry into touring car racing in 1986.

    AMG started in the series with a 190 E 2.3-16 – and was successful right from the start: Our team recorded several wins in its debut season, on the Berlin Avus for example. This first respectable success led to a motorsport cooperation agreement with Mercedes-Benz in 1988. The first car was the 190 E 2.5-16 EVO, which won numerous races. At the end of a thrilling season, followed at the racetracks and on television by a total of 153 million spectators, Klaus Ludwig was the first DTM champion in an AMG Mercedes in 1992.

     

    1995 was Bernd Schneider’s first successful year: Now an AMG brand ambassador, he was overall DTM/ITC winner in a C-Class (series W202) in 1995, and won five DTM titles and 43 races in the following years – a record which is unlikely to be broken. But an exciting race series like the DTM never stands still: We continued to compete with the C-Class successor series and with the CLK, winning many races and titles. And the motorsport version of the C-Class Coupe has been competing successfully since 2012.

     

    With 160 race wins, 10 driver’s titles and 15 constructor’s titles, AMG is the most successful team in the DTM history.

    More about Mercedes-Benz DTM:
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