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20 years with Bernd Mayländer in the Mercedes-Benz Safety Car.

It was pure chance that the former Mercedes-Benz racing driver was given one of the most coveted jobs in motorsport.

Regular driver of the Formula One Safety Car.

When Bernd Mayländer pulls onto the race tracks of the world today in his silver Mercedes-AMG GT R official FIA F1 Safety Car, either there have been torrential cloudbursts or an incident has occurred. At best there are only a few car parts on the track, but often this is because there has been an accident. Bernd Mayländer has been the regular driver of the Formula One Safety Car for 20 years. Whatever he says, whatever rules he lays down, are the law in the cockpits of the other drivers. To read more click here

Mercedes-Benz bids farewell to racing driver Stirling Moss.

Stirling Moss was one of the great Mercedes-Benz stars in the legendary motorsport season of 1955 and was a dedicated brand ambassador of Mercedes-Benz Classic for many years. The British racing driver died on April 12, 2020 at the age of 90.

The outstanding successes of Stirling Moss include the overall victory at the 1955 Mille Miglia with the best time ever achieved in that race as well as the first victory for a British driver at the 1955 British Grand Prix – he achieved both triumphs for Mercedes-Benz. Click here to read more

At the Mercedes-Benz Museum with Dr Ulrike Groos.

Every visitor to the Mercedes-Benz Museum will discover the diversity of the exhibition and the architecture from a very individual perspective. But which focal points of the museum and which of the stories they tell will become the focal point of that personal perception? Today, we will provide some insight from: Dr Ulrike Groos, Director of the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart.

“I am an art historian and have been running the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart since 2010. I visited the Mercedes-Benz Museum without delay when I came to Stuttgart nine years ago – just like all the museums in the city. At first glance, a museum dedicated to the history of mobility is very different from an art museum. But there are still many interesting overlaps.” Click here to read more