The three letters AMG are a synonym for top performance in sports. Since the 2012 season, the Performance Brand has further consolidated this claim with its presence in Formula One.
In combination with Mercedes-Benz's Formula One commitment and under the designation MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team a new successful partnership has thus been sealed. Already in the third race Nico Rosberg was the first to cross the finish line, marking the first victory of a Silver Arrow since 1955 – after 55 years in which no pure-bred factory-built Silver Arrow was present in Formula One racing.
For AMG, though, Formula One is not uncharted territory. Since 1996 Mercedes-AMG has provided the car which all the drivers have to follow in the event of a mishap or accident: the Safety Car. At present an SLS AMG GT is in operation, piloted by racing driver and AMG brand ambassador Bernd Mayländer.