Posted: 19 September, 2012
by Triple M
Mercedes-Benz To Join Aussie V8 Supercar Racing
Mercedes-Benz will race in the V8 Supercar series next year.
V8 Supercar team Stone Brothers Racing will merge with Erebus Motorsport to run three AMG E Class V8 Supercars in the V8 Supercars Championship from 2013.
Mercedes-Benz will race in the V8 Supercar series next year reported Duncan McKenzie-McHarg on Triple M The Hot Breakfast this morning.
Mercedes will join newcomers Nissan in racing against Ford and Holden in the upcoming car of the future series.
It's going to be an E-Class lookalike body and use a V8 developed by AMG.
"The cashed up bogans have got something to barrack for," Eddie McGuire said.
Mercedes-Benz are holding a press conference at 1pm Wednesday to make an official announcement, we'll have more for you then!