Tag Archive: DTM

Jul 24

My target is still F1 – Roberto Merhi

With two victories in the last three races he is now the main rival of Carlos Sainz

[Feature] Roberto Merhi: 'My target is still F1'Back in single-seaters after two years in the DTM, Roberto Merhi heads to the summer break in second place in the general classification, as well as top rookie. With a podium result in the first race of the season, the Zeta Corse driver is now the man to beat in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Jul 24

DTM selects Zandvoort as replacement venue for China

The ninth round of the 2014 DTM season will be held from 27th to 28th September at Zandvoort, Netherlands.

DTM Zandvoort 2013 The Chinese round that originally was supposed to be held at Guangzhou, on this weekend, had to be cancelled as the modifications necessary for erecting the circuit proved to be far more extensive than planned.

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Jul 21

Carpentier on World RX: “Rallycross is for me”

World RX of Canada is the seventh round of the season and will take place at Trois-Rivieres from 7-8 August.

  Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar - Patrick Carpentier The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has attracted a host of stars from a variety of motorsport disciplines including drivers from F1, WRC, DTM, Formula Drift, BTCC and X Games. 

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Jul 11

Ungar joins Caterham, Marmorini exits Ferrari

As half-time approaches in 2014, changes abound in the world of F1.

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - L Marmorini The mid-season upheaval at Caterham continues apace, with media reports suggesting the now Colin Kolles-advised team is set to announce a new technical director. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Fifth round at Moscow Raceway: the battle for the half-time title

Robert Wickens and Bruno Spengler currently 7th and 10th in the championship

DTM logo Following the successful debut last year, the DTM is racing in Russia again in 2014. Once again, Moscow Raceway is the venue, but the lay-out of the track is a new element compared to last year.

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Jul 03

Susie Wolff determined to use ‘super chance’ on Friday

Susie Wolff is “nervous” but “ready” as she prepares to break a long F1 drought this week.

Susie Wolff  2013-01-28 At Silverstone, the 31-year-old Scot will be the first female driver in more than two decades to take part in an official grand prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Kolles bringing Albers as new Caterham boss

A former F1 driver is returning to the sport — as a team boss.

2011-03-26 - HRT F1 Team - Australia - Colin Kolles 2 Earlier, we reported that Colin Kolles, the former Force India and HRT chief, is set to replace the Renault-bound Cyril Abiteboul at Caterham as the struggling backmarker team changes hands. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Mallya happy with Force India drivers

Drivers at Force India and Williams appear unlikely to feature in this year’s F1 ‘silly season’.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 01 He may now be an ‘ex-billionaire’ as his airline sinks, and he is set to begin the new financial year by facing court in India as an alleged ‘wilful defaulter’, but Vijay Mallya’s Force India team is doing well in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Robert Wickens scores a lights-to-flag victory at Norisring

A dominant lights-to-flag victory for Robert Wickens

DTM - Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens crowned a perfect weekend of racing at Norisring with his first victory of the season. In slippery conditions at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit, the Canadian converted his pole position in an undisputed lights-to-flag victory.

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Jun 28

Robert Wickens claims first season pole position for Mercedes-Benz

Robert Wickens to start from pole position at Norisring

DTM - 12 Robert Wickens (CDN, FREE MAN´S WORLD Mercedes AMG Robert Wickens secured himself pole position for the Norisring DTM race. In qualifying for the fourth season round, the Canadian reached a lap time of 47.883 seconds with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé and will thus start from first place on the grid for the second tome in his DTM career.

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Jun 26

Season highlight at Nuremberg’s street circuit

The 2.3 kilometre racetrack is unique in Germany – and extremely challenging

DTM - Nuremberg, Norisring, Start 2013 The DTM race held this weekend (27th to 29th June) at Nuremberg’s Norisring represents the highlight of the 2014 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Block and Ekstrom add to star line-up for Hell RX

“Rallycross is one of motorsport’s hidden jewels”
World RX action Round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – World RX of Norway – boasts a truly international line-up with drivers from a variety of motorsport disciplines including F1, WRC, DTM and X Games.

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Jun 06

DTM commission defines the vehicle technology up to the end of the 2015 season

The core factor is the freezing of the DTM vehicles’ homologation

DTM logo During its meeting on Wednesday, 04th June, 2014, the DMSB’s (German Motor Racing Association) commission responsible for DTM defined further cost-reduction measures for the most popular international touring-car series.

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Jun 01

Marco Wittmann the benchmark during DTM comeback in Hungary

 In a commanding way, Marco Wittmann decided the third DTM season round at the Hungaroring in his favour.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Driving his BMW M4 DTM, Wittmann, who had started from pole position, crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps with a margin of 6.615 seconds.

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Jun 01

A dominant win in Hungary for BMW driver Marco Wittmann

Bruno Spengler 3rd, Robert Wickens 11th

DTM - Hungaroring At the Hungaroring, Marco Wittmann scored his second DTM race win of the 2014 season. With his BMW M4 DTM, the 24-year old crossed the finish line while in the lead after 1.08:35.291 hours. He had a margin of 6.615 seconds over Miguel Molna, who finished second with his Audi RS 5 DTM.

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Jun 01

Marco Wittmann secures third DTM pole

Marco Wittmann the pole-sitter in Hungary

DTM - HUN 23 Marco Wittmann This Sunday, Marco Wittmann will be the pole-sitter for the first DTM race held at the Hungaroring after a break of nearly 26 years.  In DTM’s comeback at the Hungaroring located not far from Budapest, BMW driver Marco Wittmann secured the pole position.

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May 29

DTM in America covered by CBS Sports

New TV partner: DTM makes another step to America.

DTM logo On behalf of DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V., _wige MARKETING gmbh signed a deal with CBS Sports for the 2014 season. CBS Sports is a part of CBS, the most-watched television network in the United States – comprising a total of 14 owned-and-operated stations – that is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers as well as via satellite. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

DTM makes its Hungary comeback after a 26-year break

”Budapest is a difficult and demanding track. We are going to give our best to find a perfect qualifying set-up”

DTM logo The motor-racing enthusiasts in Hungary had to wait for nearly 26 years, for this moment: DTM returns to the Hungaroring, located not far from the country’s capital Budapest.

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May 28

The Maserati Trofeo returns to the Hungaroring

Round 2 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will be held at the famous Hungaroring on 30 May-1 June.

Maserati Trofeo World Series The Budapest track will also be staging the third round in the DTM series. Hungary will be the first time we see the 2014 three-race format (at Spa only two races were run). The endurance race will last 60’ (last year it was 50’) with a compulsory pit stop; the two 30′ sprints will also be run. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

30 years of DTM: Ellen Lohr the only woman on the very top

“Back then it felt great to have won.”

DTM - Hockenheim 1992 Realising the significance of her DTM win she celebrated on 24th May, 1992, at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, took Ellen Lohr many years.

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