Three wins and a clear lead in both the drivers’ and constructors’ world championship: the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula-1 team has enjoyed a successful start to the new 2015 season.
The new Motorsports Selection has also begun the new motor-racing year in scintillating fashion with new official replica, lifestyle and fanwear products plus a new team logo (featuring the Mercedes star). Attractive personal accessories in new apparel, including a new cap and a new polo shirt, featured in the 2015 DTM assortment. The 2015 Motorsports Selection can be purchased online at www.shop.mercedes-benz.com or from authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers.
In the new Formula1 season, the drivers and the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team are sporting black and white outfits. With something to suit every fan’s taste, the caps, shirts and t-shirts in the F1 Replica Collection therefore also feature this two-tone colour scheme. The collection is topped off with a cool sweat jacket and flat brim cap, both from Lewis Hamilton.
The official MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team cap for the 2015 Formula1 season is made of 100% cotton and comes in black or white. The team cap is size-adjustable and include are some great finishing touches: an embossed star embroidered on the front, a MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS logo badge at the back and a sandwich peak in a contrasting colour. These caps are also available as driver caps: the Rosberg cap has stylised embroidered “Nico” lettering on the peak whereas the world champion’s cap bears an embroidered “Lewis Hamilton” signature here. The same applies to the official Lewis Hamilton flat brim cap, which is likewise available in black or white.
The short-sleeved official team shirt for men is made of 100% poplin cotton. It boasts an embossed star embroidered on the front and various embroidered sponsor logos. Contrasting stripes in rep ribbon at the front and back make for an impressive look. Great attention to detail can also be seen in the uppermost shirt button, which is finished in Petronas green.
One item that is particularly comfortable to wear is the official team t-shirt available for men, women and kids. Notable features include the printed contrasting stripes on the front and back accompanied by an embossed star embroidered on the front and various printed sponsor logos. The T-shirts for men and kids are made of 100% cotton, whereas the cotton used for the tailored-fit women’s t-shirt contains 5% Lycra.
The official team cagoule for the 2015 Formula1 season is made of 100% polyester, making it extremely resistant. This water-repellent and breathable cagoule is available in an anthracite colour, features a printed star on the front and sports various printed sponsor logos. It includes a breast pocket with concealed zip, two integral front pockets and a stand-up collar with zip and integral hood.
Official F1 Lifestyle Collection made by Puma
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS official F1 Lifestyle Collection, made by PUMA, includes T-shirts, polo shirts and sweat jackets in black, white, grey and blue.
The T-shirts are made of 100% single jersey cotton with moss finish. The logo shirt in black sports a printed MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS logo on the breast and a neck band with contrasting stripe in Petronas green, with the finishing touch being provided by a printed dark grey PUMA cat logo on the left sleeve. The graphic T-shirt bears a large print of a MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula1 racing car on the front and likewise a Petronas green neck band with contrasting stripe. This garment is completed by a white MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS logo badge on the back plus a printed black PUMA cat logo on the left sleeve.
Distinctive contrasts make the Hamilton polo shirt in blue made of 60% cotton and 40% polyester really eye-catching. Both the neck band with petronas green stripe and the grey contrasting stripes on the sleeve ends lend this polo shirt a unique look. The button band with three buttons, a practical breast pocket, the printed black PUMA cat logo, the high-quality MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS logo badge on the breast and the Lewis Hamilton signature printed in black on the back add the perfect finishing touches to this polo shirt’s design. One particular highlight is the Lewis Hamilton signature printed in black on the front of the polo shirt. The Rosberg polo shirt bears the world championship runner-up’s signature, of course, and is finished in grey. Apart from that it resembles its Hamilton counterpart.
The sweat jacket with hood is also available as a Hamilton version (in black) or a Rosberg version (in blue). Both jackets are very comfortable to wear and feature two external pockets plus a hood. The sweat jacket has a perforated look on the sleeves and hood, a petronas green contrasting stripe on the zip, neck band, cuffs and hem plus a driver’s signature on the front and dark grey driver’s lettering on the left sleeve.
F1 Fanwear Collection: even more fun for fans
The F1 team official licensed products are completed by two cool driver T-shirts including driver’s start number. The grey-flecked “Hamilton 44” T-shirt made from 100% single jersey cotton really stands out, not least because of the large “LEWIS HAMILTON 44” print in block letters on the breast. Similarly, the Rosberg version sports a “NICO ROSBERG 6” print.
Further classic personal accessories, all in black/Petronas green, include a ceramic coffee mug, a thermos mug made from double-walled porcelain with a silicone sleeve sporting a tyre-like look, a lanyard, a beach towel measuring 150 x 75 cm and a team flag (90 x 60 cm), made of polyester.
The wooden child’s balance bike is a limited edition of 1,000 units. It features a Mercedes-Benz motorsport design and is sure to give budding racing drivers aged 3 and above many hours of enjoyment. It is finished in silver, Petronas green and anthracite, and has a side print with “WORLD CHAMPION limited edition” lettering and a red “1”. All of the wooden components are made from high-quality birch plywood. One particularly sporty highlight comes in the form of the motorsport sunglasses for men in silver. They truly impress with their polyamide frame sporting a carbon-fibre look, which is silver coloured on the outside and anthracite coloured on the inside. The mirrored polycarbonate lenses in green offer 100% UVA/B-400 protection (filter category 3). There is an inset Mercedes star on the left side. These motorsport sunglasses come with a black microfiber pouch and a black case featuring a Mercedes-Benz logo print.
The sporty men’s chronograph watch from the Motorsports Selection comes in a high-quality stainless steel case and features a tachymeter scale on the bezel. Its looks are further enhanced by hardened mineral glass and the black dial with luminous hands and applied indices. The sporty character of the wristwatch is completed by Petronas green highlights on the second hand, chronograph hand, locking crown and inlay ring. An interior rotating bezel with 60-minute counter function plus a high-quality stainless steel strap make the quartz watch a superb timepiece. The chronograph watch is Swiss Made, water-resistant to 10 ATM and has a diameter of approx. 45 mm.
DTM Selection: shirt, cap, model cars
For all the excitement generated by Formula 1, there’s absolutely no reason for DTM to feel left out. The men’s polo shirt from the DTM Selection, in white/black/silver grey, impresses with its design in particular. A wealth of detailing, including the silver-coloured contrasting stitching in the shoulder area, presents this shirt in the proper light. Further highlights of the shirt’s unique design include the neck band in a contrasting colour, the button band with three carbon-fibre-look buttons, the cuffs and collar in 1×1 rib pattern, and the extended back length. Made from 100% combed single jersey cotton, it is exceptionally comfortable to wear. The men’s polo shirt features a DTM logo on the breast area and a black ”Mercedes-Benz” lettering on the back.
A perfect complement to this is the silver-coloured DTM cap . Thanks to a lining made from 100% cotton, it is likewise very comfortable to wear. Plus it is suitably robust on account of its 100% polyester outer material. The cap lives up to its DTM billing with an impressive array of details including the team logo on the sides, a black embroidered logo at the front and “dtm.mercedes-benz.com” embroidering on the back. And with silver-coloured inserts sporting a carbon-fibre look on the peak and at the sides plus a size adjuster featuring a metal clip with embossed logo, this cap is a must-have accessory for any DTM fan.
Produced for Mercedes-Benz by specialist Minimax using high-quality resin, the DTM Mercedes-AMG C-Coupé was recreated on a scale of 1:43 using the original CAD data displays immaculate attention to detail. The DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé is mounted on a printed base and comes in a presentation box and Mercedes-Benz designer packaging.