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    ETC: Mercedes' Silver Arrows legend was born 80 years ago
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    In 1932 the international motorsport oversight body did what many Formula One fans wish the FIA would do today: declared that from 1934 there would be no restriction on Grand Prix racecar design beyond having a maximum weight of 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds). That led Mercedes-Benz to develop the ...

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    Video: Mercedes revisits the glory of the Silver Arrows
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    Mercedes-Benz has a long and very storied racing history, dating back to the dawn of the automobile. Naturally, we take every opportunity available to explore that history, which is why this clip is so interesting. It's from a video called "Magical Moments" that Mercedes puts out through its ...

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    Motorsports: Schumacher to drive Mercedes F1 car on Nürburgring Nordschleife
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    In advance of this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring race, and as a "thank you" to German motorsports fans, Mercedes-Benz has arranged quite the driving demonstration at the legendary German track. Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will pilot a the Mercedes AMG Petronas ...

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    Featured: Checking the Goodwood Revival off my bucket list
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    Driving A Silver Arrow Though The Heart Of Vintage Racing What I stumbled upon is, quite literally, the stuff of legends. I'd have been no more flummoxed if Noah's Ark had floated past on a river of rainbows skippered by a pair of unicorns. I had heard, off in the distance, a rumbling I ...

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    Official: Mercedes mastering the seas with 'Silver Arrows' yacht concept
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    Mercedes-Benz's three-pointed star was intended by Gottlieb Daimler to signify three modes of transport: land, air and sea. Land has been well taken care of for more than 125 years. The brand took a leap back into the sky with a Eurocopter EC145 interior designed by Mercedes-Benz Style, its ...

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    Video: Ten original Silver Arrows assemble at the 2012 Goodwood Revival
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    The Earl of March, the man responsible for the Goodwood Revival, said he's been trying to get all of the Silver Arrows race cars – those of Auto Union, now Audi Tradition, and Mercedes-Benz – to the event for 20 years. This year, the stars aligned. 2012 marked the 75th anniversary of ...

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    Official: Audi buys last Auto Union Type D twin-supercharged racer
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    After a great many years dying in the wilderness of the former USSR, and then spending a few more years in the hands of private collectors, the twin-supercharged 1939 Auto Union Type D is finally back home with Audi. One of the precursor companies to Audi, Auto Union, based in Zwickau, Germany, ...

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    Video: The Silver Arrows are Mercedes-Benz World's private army of Stigs
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    We all have trouble getting out of bed in the morning once in a while. Some more often than others. But when you've got a lot full of Mercedes-Benz AMG muscle sedans to play with, you jump up with a little more spring in your step. That is, assuming you actually need sleep at all, because some ...

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    VIDEO: BBC interviews Schumacher about his return to Mercedes-Benz F1
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    Michael Schumacher talks about his return to F1 racing – Click above to watch the video
    Let the rumors rest -- Michael Schumacher is back. As we reported earlier this morning, it appeared he was all set to sign with Mercedes-Benz, and now the deal is done. The newly named Mercedes GP ...

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    Officially Official: Mercedes GP confirms Nico Rosberg for 2010
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    Following earlier speculation, the newly-acquired Mercedes Grand Prix team has confirmed its first driver for the upcoming Formula One season. As expected, Nico Rosberg will be switching places with Rubens Barrichello, the departing Brawn GP driver who moves to Williams for next year. 24-year-old ...

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    Monterey 2009: Lawn Darts - Silver Arrows hit target at Pebble Beach
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    Silver Arrows at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercedes-Benz has had more than their share of entrants in the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance over its 59 years. The classic Teutonic automaker has even had an overall winner or two in the Best of ...

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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow back on the auction block at Bonhams in August
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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The history of the notorious Silver Arrow racers parallels that of the nation which bore its birth. In the years leading up to WWII, Adolf Hitler was bent on world conquest – not just on the battlefield, but on ...

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