Mercedes-Benz Young Star Driver programme is back!

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So you think you can drive? Mercedes-Benz is looking for young talent like you, as it organizes the second season of it’s Young Star Driver Programme. Like in it’s previous avatar, this year too, the programme will witness young talent from across the country locking horns on India’s only F1 track, The Buddh International Circuit.

Registrations have commenced for aspirants between the age of 18-25 yrs, from which the top 24 will battle it out at the BIC on the 8th of August 2014. Aspirants with any previous background or achievements in motorsports will be given priority, although it is not mandatory. Similar to season I, Vicky Chandhok and his team will be judging the entire programme based on criterions like race track training, racing acumen, racing aptitude and accomplishments, The winner participates in AMG Driving Academy BASIC and ADVANCED course in India, and also undergoes PRO-Training in Germany along with an opportunity to meet and interact with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One team drivers – Lewis
Hamilton or Nico Rosberg during any one of the F1 races this year.


Participants need to visit the Mercedes-Benz Performance Drive website to register for Young Star Driver Program. Participants can also use their Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus account to login and upload their CV.

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Mercedes-Benz India’s ‘Performance Drive’ initiatives have received very impressive response for each of its categories. Most of these initiatives like StarDrive Experience, AMG Driving Academy Experience, AMG Performance Tour, and Young Star Driver Program are sold out owing to encouraging response from customers and enthusiasts alike.

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