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Mercedes F1 safety car history in pictures

Mercedes F1 safety car history in pictures

F1 News

Mercedes F1 safety car history in pictures

Mercedes F1 safety car history in pictures
GPFans Staff

Mercedes has revealed its latest car to bear the responsibility of F1's official safety car.

The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is the 13th car made by the German manufacturer to become an official safety car for F1 since it began supplying the FIA in 1996.

With the new car set to be the most powerful yet, GPFans delves into history to find every Mercedes safety car to have graced the grid.

Mercedes C 36 AMG kicked things off in 1996
The CLK 55 AMG was on duty between 1997 and 1999
Mercedes introduced the CL55 AMG for 2000, pictured at Spa-Francorchamps
Then came the SL 55 AMG, which took over in 2001 and 2002
The CLK 55 AMG made a comeback with an updated spec for 2003
In 2004 and 2005, the SLK 55 AMG was chosen to bunch the pack up
For the next two years, Mercedes showcased the CLK 63 AMG
Then the SL 63 AMG headed the field for in 2008 and 2009
The SLS AMG turned heads for three years...
Before its sportier sibling, the SLS AMG GT took the baton
The Mercedes-AMG GT S started a family affair in 2015
With the Mercedes-AMG GT R taking over for 2019
Now, the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is in the hands of Bernd Maylander
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