Besides the autobahn, where can you drive a variety of AMGs to the limit without getting arrested? How about at the California Speedway or Lime Rock Park? Mercedes-Benz offers an event for AMG enthusiasts branded "The AMG Challenge." For a couple of grand you can experience the power of AMG on the track and learn professional skills to tame the track.

NOTE: Since we published this post the dates and locations have changed. You can find all of the updated info for the AMG Mercedes-Benz Challenge here on our new blog (subscribe and you'll receive updates when new info is added). 

Here's the description of the event provided by Mercedes-Benz and the dates/locations: 

Your day at the AMG Challenge will give you an adrenaline rush…unlike any other. You'll learn high-performance driving skills from racing greats including Le Mans and World Challenge champions. You'll experience the twists and turns of a first-class race track driving a range of Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles including the E55, C55, CLK55, CL55, SLK55 and the S55. And you'll power through esses with the SL55 AMG and thunder down the high-speed stretches with the all new CLS55 AMG.

It will be a full day packed with excitement including:

  • On-track driving clinics
  • Timed competition on an autocross track
  • Performance driving exercises highlighting car positioning, steering method, throttle control, racing line theory and much more
  • Open lapping on the main track
  • Hot laps with top-name professional drivers
  • At the conclusion of the event, there will be a celebratory champagne toast including a certificate, trophy and awards presentation

It all adds up to an unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss. The event admission fee is $1,195. If you haven’t registered yet, sign up now. These limited spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis only.

Updated 2007 AMG Challenge Dates Link

Visit one of the following links or call the phone number provided below if you want more info:

  • Phone numbers for Mercedes-AMG: 201-802-7891 or 201-802-7892
    (9:00AM-6:00PM EST)

Other Resources

Editors Note: Sorry, you can't drive you own car. Several cars are provided.