- 2014 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3
- Professionally campaigned by Ram Racing in the 2015 24H Series to a championship title
- Shown in its 2015 championship-winning livery
- Comprehensive spares package
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 was introduced in the autumn of 2010 as an exclusive customer sports car for sprint and long-distance races. The racing car was developed according to the GT3 regulations of the FIA, which require among other things a production engine.
The 6.2-litre V8 engine of the GT3 is almost the same as that of the series-production car, however owing to its lower weight the racing car has even more outstanding acceleration than the series-production car (3.8-second sprint from 0 to 100 km/h). The V8 engine of the racing car also has dry-sump lubrication in order to ensure reliable lubrication under high lateral acceleration such as occurs on racetracks.
The SLS AMG GT3 has a six-speed racing transmission with a sequential gearbox, which is operated by the driver using two shift paddles on the steering wheel. From the 2010 season on, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 competed successfully in various races. In 2013 alone, the SLS AMG GT3 scored a total of 38 wins and captured 4 championships: the Blancpain Endurance Series, the FIA GT Series, the Super Taikyu Series, and the Race Trophy Austria.
The car in question:
This car was campaigned by Ram Racing in the 2015 24H series, the first year the series received international FIA status.
Owned and retained by Ram Racing until 2017 when it was acquired and imported into the United States. Since then has been on display alongside some of the most significant race cars in the world.
Drive by German Thomas Jaeger and Brits Tom Onslow-Cole, Adam Christodoulou, Paul White and Indian Cheerag Arya and Dutchman Jeroen Pascal Bleekemolen.
Having been runners-up in the previous 3 rounds at Dubai, Mugello and Zandvoort, the #30 AMG finally made for a dominant victory at Paul Ricard, having qualified on pole the day before.
Campaigned by Ram Racing in the 2015 24H Series and achieved the following results;
2015 Dubai 24H - 2nd place
2015 Mugello 12H - 2nd place
2015 Zandvoort 12H - 2nd place
2015 Paul Ricard 24H - 1st place
2015 Barcelona 24H - 3rd place
2015 Brno 12H - 2nd place