Tales from the paddock: Mercedes-AMG Motorsport celebrates its first championship titles in 2020
The most successful drivers in previous Portuguese Grands Prix have been Alain Prost and Nigel Mansell, with three wins each. The event is a novelty for the Mercedes works team which has never before competed in a Portuguese Grand Prix. Mercedes-Benz-powered cars fielded by Sauber and McLaren in the mid-90s did not come away with any trophies from Estoril.
Podium finish improves title chances for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the ADAC GT Masters: A P2 at the Red Bull Ring for the Toksport WRT duo of Maro Engel and Luca Stolz (both GER) has brought them back into championship contention. In Sunday’s race, the 200th in the history of the series, the crew of the number 22 Mercedes-AMG GT3 originally took the chequered flag in third position. The KNAUS Team HTP-WINWARD pairing of Raffaele Marciello (ITA) and Philip Ellis (SUI) in in the number 48 Mercedes-AMG GT3 also made it into the Top Ten twice, finishing sixth and tenth.
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#TrackGuide: We just couldn’t wait to get a first glimpse of Portimão, so together with Esteban and PETRONAS Motorsports, we fired up the simulator to put in our first laps of the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve.
Oct 25, 2020 at 02:07