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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas make a pit-stop at Suntec with fans ahead of the SG GP!

Date Published: 14 Sep 2018
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Singapore - Mercedes-AMG Petronas motorsport team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas revved-up excitement with fans by making an exclusive apperance at Suntec City, Singapore at the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team drivers Meet and Greet, ahead of this year's Formula One Singapore Grand Prix. The Formula One racing superstars took part in rapid-fire reason so far and their plan to overcome the challenges of the upcoming night race.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Fans also got the chance to meet their heroes up close and personal as both drivers gamingly went around signing autographs and snapping selfies in the crowd.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

TV presenter and personality, Paula Malai hosted the evening and chatted with Lewis and Valtteri on their thoughts on the upcoming F1 Singapore Grand Prix race.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

It's everything, everyone is on the edge of their seats; it's a serious race of technology, and between the drivers it is about the small percentages that makes the difference - consistency is everyting" said Lewis Hamilton when asked for this thoughts on this weekend's race and the season so far.

Continuing the team's success from the 2018 F1 World Championship season, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team leads the 2018 season with six victories shared between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, including two 1-2 finishes.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

Spearheading the team's success so far is the F1 W09 EQ Power+, the fastest Mercedes Formula One car in history. The EQ Power+ designation places the F1 car and its state-of-the-art hybrid power unit at the forefront of the future Mercedes-AMG line-up. As the most advanced machine ever produced by the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team, the F1 W09 EQ Power+ has successfully managed to take six wins, eleven podium finishes, seven pole positions and six fastest laps after fourteen races.

Competing at the pinnacle of world motorsport, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team continues to combine cutting-edge technologies and innovation with high-performance management and elite teamwork. The same innovative and performance-focused spirit that goes into developing the Mercedes-AMG Formula One cars also transcends to road-going Mercedes-Benz cars sold around the world today.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 drivers Meet & Greet

The new Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ is one such example. Powered by a performance AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine, this mid-size performance SUV looks to redefine the segment with superior power delivery, high precision and agility. Its bold and sporty design language is made prominent with the exclusive AMG front apron in jet-wing design and Panamericana grille - identifying itself as one of the brand's racing thoroughbreds.

Gathering world-renowned racing legends into one dynamic team, Mercedes-Benz continues to establish itself as a leading authority in the motorsport landscape. The brand attains an impressive record on the racetrack since the world's first automobile competition in 1894, winning multiple championship titles along the way. Mercedes-Benz has also risen to prominence in the racing industry since the periods of the supercharged car from 1922 onwards and not forgetting, the Silver Arrow era.

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    Jackson Toh
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  • Mercedes-Benz Singapore
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  • Jared Chua, Mercedes-Benz Singapore
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