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Ahead of last weekend’s British Grand Prix, the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team got a helping hand from four of the German manufactures Apprentice of the Year winners.

Ben Allcorn and Ashley Donnithorne – Apprentice of the Year winners from the Passenger Car division of Mercedes, and Lan Dempsey and Dominic Drury, from the Commercial Car division, all spent a week with the team at Brackley, with Allcorn and Donnithorne shadowing the Research and Development, Race Support, and Build teams, learning about the W05 HYBRID’s gearbox assembly and hydraulics, whilst Dempsey and Drury spent time with the Inspection team and in the Wind Tunnel.

Angela Shepherd, Head of Training at Mercedes-Benz UK, commented: “We’re delighted our apprentices had the opportunity to experience a week at Brackley – a fitting reward for their hard work and dedication on the Apprenticeship Programme.”

Ken Notes: Way Cool!

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