Entrance requirements of the Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition

    Online Game 2016

    Let the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team boost you from the virtual into the real racing cockpit

    Eligibility requirements

    The Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition is open to every participant of legal driving age (min. 18 years old) and in possession of a valid driver’s license class “B” or equivalent.


    The Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition is an international championship, which manages to make virtual reality become reality. The competition is operated by the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team. You can get access to the online competition via the platform “Race HUB DTM” mercedes.me/onlineracecompetition

    The most successful gamers will receive the chance to take part in an AMG Driving Academy Event held by Mercedes-AMG.

    The Online Race Competition will be held in parallel to the DTM Season. Each Monday beforehand the subsequent DTM-race weekend the race track will be unlocked. Further, the previous race tracks will be unlocked constantly, so as to give participants, who register themselves later, the opportunity to take part in the entire competition. Each Friday of the subsequent race weekend, one of the eight race drivers will also compete in the simulator and set a time for reference. The championship ranking and the best lap times per race track will be published online at mercedes.me/onlineracecompetition.

    The most successful two female and two male online race drivers will be invited to the final DTM race at the race track at Hockenheim, Germany. Here, they will compete in a one day fitness test and virtual racing against the eight Mercedes-AMG DTM race drivers, whereby the fitness test and the final race will be assessed equally.

    Time schedule of the Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition

    The Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition will begin on Saturday, 7th May 2016 and end on Monday, 10th October 2016 at 10:00am (MEZ). Subsequently the eight winners of the Online Competition will be notified in writing via E-mail. The winners are obliged to confirm their participation - in writing - in the fitness test and final virtual race until Wednesday, 12th October at 10:00am the latest. Herewith, the winners agree that their names will be published in press releases, which will then be made public via channels of the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team. Daimler AG will bear the expenses of the journey, accommodation, VIP-Ticket and Shuttle with regards to the final round at Hockenheim.

    Day of arrival will be Friday, 14th October 2016. The fitness test will be conducted on Saturday, 15th October at the surroundings of the Hockenheimring. The final race will be executed at the experience world of the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team at the Hockenheimring.

    The best two male and two female drivers will gather points in the one-day aptitude fitness test, which will be summed up with the points gathered in the final race. (Evaluation: points of the fitness test (50%) and points gathered in the final race (50%)).

    The best male and female drivers of the fitness test and final race will each win the participation in a AMG Driving Academy Event, including costs for the journey and accommodation.

    Mercedes-AMG eligibility requirements of the AMG Driving Academy 2016/2017

    A reimbursement of the winnings in cash or a transfer to other persons is not possible.

    Host of the Mercedes-AMG Online Race Competition

    Daimler AG
    Epplestraße 225
    70546 Stuttgart

    Host of the Mercedes-AMG Driving Academy Events

    Mercedes-AMG GmbH
    Daimlerstraße 1
    D-71563 Affalterbach

    Data confidentiality statement

    The ascertainment and handling of personal Data is carried out according to the German data protection law. Only personal data relevant so as to successfully execute the journey will be gathered and forwarded to partners of the Daimler AG. All employees and partners of the Daimler AG will be sworn to secrecy by the Daimler AG with regards to the data protection law. Transmission of data to public authorities will only be done in line with statutory protection. The participant expressly agrees to this. After execution of the competition all data will be deleted.

    Premature ending of the competition

    Daimler AG has the right to end the competition at any time and own wish. No claims can be asserted out of a premature ending of the competition.

    Daimler AG has the right to exclude one or more participants from the competition in case of any manipulation, attempt to do so or if it has reasonable suspicion.


    Daimler AG has the right to amend the terms and condition at any time being also effective for future terms. The applicants will be notified accordingly.

    Exclusion of Rights

    Recourse to the courts is not permitted. Within this competition exclusively rights of the federal republic Germany is applicable. Further, the court of law of the Daimler AG is to be used. In case any terms and conditions become void or ineffective or a loophole appears, all other terms and conditions remain intact. Terms and conditions that are void or ineffective or include a loophole will be kept alive with effective content which is nearest to the intention of the void content.

    The user automatically agrees to the eligibility requirements with the participation in the competition itself.