Big day for 30 kids at the Lausitzring: Mercedes-Benz invited 30 children and teenagers aged 6 to 18 years involved in the Berlin KICK project to attend the eighth DTM race of the season (September13th-14th) at the Lausitzring. The KICK initiative is also supported by the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Germany/Austria, and the purpose of this unique opportunity was to serve as a reward and as further motivation within the context of the Laureus project. During their visit to the DTM paddock, the children also met Mercedes-Benz DTM driver Robert Wickens. This season, The Canadian is drawing attention to social issues by displaying the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation logo on his FREE MAN’S WORLD Mercedes AMG C-Coupé. There are two KICK projects for young people in Berlin. KICK on Ice brings youngsters off the street onto the ice where they can get rid of their feelings of aggression by playing ice hockey
until ten pm in the evening. In recent months, KICK on Ice has grown into a small league in which eight teams from all parts of Berlin currently participate. The project is run in conjunction with the Berlin police, who provide additional courses aimed at preventing violence.