The three letters AMG are synonymous with sporting performance. The high-performance brand has strengthened this claim in 2012 through its presence in Formula 1. It was a logical step to strengthen the links between AMG and the Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 programs, as reflected in a new name:
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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 AMG started in 1996 with a C 36 AMG. Since 2000, what must be the world’s fastest car with yellow warning lights—a modified SLS AMG—has been driven by the racing driver and AMG brand ambassador Bernd Mayländer. AMG has also supplied the Formula 1 medical car since 1996, and in the shape of a C 63 AMG Wagon since 2008.
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