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The Mercedes GP F1 team has been renamed, currently officially called’ Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team’ from the 2012 F1 season. They are now introducing Mercedes Benz performance AMG division into the merged. Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team will compete the 2012 season with the F1 W03 F1 car. The team currently under development at Brackley HQ.
“The Mercedes AMG brand promises ‘Driving Performance’ – and what better embodies this philosophy than the intense competitive arena of F1? It is an historic first for the AMG name to be associated to the works Silver Arrows team, and offers fantastic opportunities: first, to further build the sporting identity of the Mercedes AMG brand through one of the world’s most-watched and most successful sports; second, to explore and deliver technology transfer between road and track,” said Ola Källenius, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
“This is already being practised with the SLS AMG E-Cell project, whose electric powertrain will be developed as a joint venture between Mercedes AMG and our F1 engine specialists in Brixworth,” he added.
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