Stars & Cars Day 2004 at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart

The Mercedes-Benz race drivers of the 2004 season will take part: Formula One drivers Kimi Räikkönen, David Coulthard, Alexander Wurz and Pedro de la Rosa; all Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers led by the HWA team with runner-up Gary Paffett, Christijan Albers, Bernd Schneider and Jean Alesi; and the Mercedes talents racing in the Formula 3 Euro Series including champion Jamie Green.

Kimi Räikkönen is already looking forward to his fourth appearance at Stuttgart-Untertürkheim: "Every year, the Stars & Cars day is a great event. I look forward to meeting thousands of enthusiastic fans."

During the entertaining programme the visitors will be able to meet the drivers and have a close look on the cars. The action parts will include real-life pitstop competitions between the DTM and Formula One crews, acceleration contests between race and production cars, demonstration runs of present and past racing cars and a presentation of present and former Formula One Safety Cars of Mercedes-Benz along the streets of the Untertürkheim manufacturing plant.

All drivers will be available for public interviews and autographs several times the day and they will be presented during a drivers' parade. For the first time, the 1909 "Blitzen-Benz" with an engine capacity of 21.5 litres can be seen running during the Stars & Cars Day.

All DaimlerChrysler colleagues as well as fans of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport are cordially invited to attend on 6 November 2004 between 10:00 and 16:00, admission is free.