Conditions of Entry for the Mercedes‐AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition

Go from the virtual to the real cockpit with the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM team and RaceRoom.

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1. Conditions of entry

It is possible for all people in Germany and abroad to enter the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition. All entrants must be of legal age (at least 18 years of age) and in possession of a valid Class B driving licence.

2. Competition

The Mercedes-AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition is an international competition which turns the virtual into reality. It is staged by the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM team and takes place on the Steam-based “RaceRoom Racing Experience” racing simulation. You can access the competition via the platform race hub DTM: mercedes-amg-motorsport/eracing

The most successful players will be given the chance to participate in an AMG Driving Academy event organised by Mercedes-AMG.

The Mercedes-AMG DTM team will draw off prizes among all participants in the 9 qualifying competitions. The Mercedes-AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition will take place alongside the DTM season. The 17 best players from the qualifying competition in each case will qualify for the associated multiplayer race. In the multiplayer race, the drivers will receive championship points in accordance with the current DTM scoring system as follows and take place in the championship:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

The championship standings can be viewed at mercedes-amg-motorsport/eracing.

At the end of the season, the driver with the most points wins the championship. In case of a tie, the amount of wins count, then 2nd place finishes count, then 3rd place finishes etc. If all results are the same, the first leaderboard time of the season is the deciding factor. Each driver will drop his one worst event score result. These points will not count into the final championship standings. Penalty points are viewed as a separate entity and cannot be dropped.

The competition takes place alongside the DTM season and is organised and staged according to the following calendar:

Circuit: Start of qualifying competition End of qualifying competition Multiplayer race live
Hockenheim 26.04.2017 03.05.2017 07.05.2017
Lausitzring 06.05.2017 14.05.2017 21.05.2017
Budapest 13.05.2017 11.06.2017 18.06.2017
Norisring 10.06.2017 25.06.2017 02.07.2017
Moscow 24.06.2017 16.07.2017 23.07.2017
Zandvoort 15.07.2017 13.08.2017 20.08.2017
Nurburgring 12.08.2017 03.09.2017 10.09.2017
RedBull Ring 02.09.2017 17.09.2017 24.09.2017
Hockenheim 16.09.2017 24.09.2017 01.10.2017

Each qualifying competition will run up to and including the Sunday prior to the respective DTM race weekend. On the Sunday of the DTM race weekend, the 17 best online drivers in each case will compete together with a prominent gentleman driver from Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. The multiplayer races will be streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube and broadcast on the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Experience World. The six best-placed racers after the end of the championship will be invited to the final DTM race at the Hockenheim race circuit. There they will contest the final virtual race against the six Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM drivers.

3. Schedule for the Mercedes‐AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition

The Mercedes-AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition is scheduled to start on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 12 noon (CET) and end with the last online multiplayer race on Sunday, 1 October 2017 at 1.00pm (CET). After the end of the respective qualifying competition, the 17 best online drivers will be invited by e-mail to participate in the live multiplayer race by no later than the following Tuesday and must confirm their participation in writing by no later than the Thursday, 12 noon (CET) before the multiplayer race. If the commitment is not given by the deadline, the qualifier may be replaced by the next participant from the respective ranking list. It shall be up to the organiser to decide whether a replacement is made. The live multiplayer races will take place as part of the DTM race weekends, in each case on the Sunday at 1.00pm (CET). The race format consists of a 15-minute warm-up session during which all participants will have the opportunity to access the servers, followed by a 10-minute qualifying session and a 20-minute race.

At the end of the championship, the six winners of the competition will be notified in writing by e-mail. The winners are obliged to confirm their participation in the final virtual race by no later than Thursday, 5 October at 12 noon. The winners declare that they agree to their names being disclosed in a press release which is published via the channels of the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM team. For the final round in Hockenheim (12-15 October), Daimler AG will pay the costs of travel to the venue, accommodation and a VIP ticket from Friday to Sunday. The day of arrival is Thursday, 12 October. The final race will take place on 13 October in the VIP area of the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM team.

The six best online drivers will take part in the final virtual race against the six Mercedes-AMG DTM drivers.

1st prize: Three-stage AMG Driving Academy RACETRACK training incl. travel there and accommodation with coaching by an AMG brand ambassador (e.g. Karl Wendlinger or Bernd Schneider) and racing driver during one of the training sessions - AMG PERFORMANCE training - AMG ADVANCED training - AMG PRO training

2nd prize: Two-stage AMG Driving Academy RACETRACK training incl. travel there and accommodation. - AMG PERFORMANCE training - AMG ADVANCED training

3rd prize: Single-stage AMG Driving Academy RACETRACK training incl. travel there and accommodation. - AMG PERFORMANCE training

Any payout of the prize in cash and transfer of the prize to other people is ruled out.

4. Organiser of Mercedes‐AMG Motorsport eRacing Competition

Daimler AG Epplestraße 225 70546 Stuttgart

Organiser of Mercedes-AMG Driving Academy events Mercedes-AMG GmbH Daimlerstraße 1 D-71563 Affalterbach

5. Privacy

All personal data is collected and processed in accordance with the statutory provisions governing data protection in Germany. Only the personal data that is required to handle the journey is collected and forwarded onto partners of Daimler AG. All employees and partners of Daimler AG are obliged by Daimler AG to maintain data secrecy. Data is only transferred to state agencies or authorities within the framework of legal regulations. The participant agrees to this. The data is deleted after the competition has been carried out.

6. Premature termination of the initiative

Daimler AG has the right to terminate or cancel the initiative at its discretion at any time. No claims can be derived from any premature termination. Daimler AG has the right to exclude one or more participants from taking part in the competition in the event of any manipulations or attempted or suspected manipulation.

7. Changes

Daimler AG explicitly reserves the right to amend or modify these conditions at any time, with effect for the future. The competitors shall be notified about this at a suitable point.

8. Legal disclaimer

There is no legal recourse. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies exclusively and the jurisdiction of Daimler AG shall apply in the event of a dispute. If any of the abovementioned provisions in these conditions of entry should be ineffective or contain a loophole, the other provisions shall remain unaffected by this. Ineffective or incomplete provisions shall be maintained with effective content which comes as close as possible to reflecting the sense of the ineffective content.

By participating, the user automatically accepts the conditions of entry.