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Advanced Driving Programme Inaugurated by Mercedes-Benz India

By Motortrend India Staff   |   24 April,2013

Mercedes-Benz India inaugurates the second level of its AMG Driving Academy, the ADVANCED TRAINING, at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. The drivers are given techniques of reacting safely and confidently at the wheel of the high performing Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles under extreme conditions. The participants of the Advanced Training programme will be trained by expert drivers from AMG Driving Academy, Germany, to perfect the challenging cornering techniques and learn how to gain better control of the performance vehicles on the world-class race track.

Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We at Mercedes-Benz believe that ‘Racing is a state of mind’ and we are passionate about our legacy in motorsports. As one of the main pillars of Mercedes-Benz Performance Drive, our AMG Driving Academy has been a stepping stone to fulfill the long cherished dream of racing and taking it up as a profession with the help of a systematic module. It is a proud moment for all of us in announcing the introduction of the Advanced level of this highly successful programme.”

Mercedes-Benz Performance Drive is a well packaged platform that includes the AMG Driving Academy, StarDrive Experience, Track Day Experience, International Driving Experience, Star Off-Road Experience, Young Star Drivers Programme. These provide an all-round training to the motoring enthusiasts and give them a real time feel of the world of motorsports. The advance training programme will give a fascinating and ultimate driving experience to the participants and will be a gateway to the Pro Training programme of the AMG Driving Academy.

Since its inception the AMG Driving Academy has received an impressive response from the enthusiasts of motorsports. This can be clearly seen as all the slots for the advance training programme were sold out even before the inauguration of the course. The price for the advanced course is Rs 1,00,000/- for a two day training programme at the Buddh International Circuit, which has been lauded by F1 legends like Michael Schumacher. This training module will comprise driving the high-performance AMG vehicles like the C 63 AMG, E 63 AMG and the SLS AMG, from the Mercedes-Benz stable. The ability to hold these cars stable at high speeds and master the art of perfect cornering at such high speed, will define the driving skills of the racers under this course. Expert drivers and instructors from AMG Driving Academy, Germany will provide the expert guidance to the participants both in classrooms and on the Buddh International Circuit.

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