Current DTM champion Bruno Spengler (BMW) will be starting fifth
PUMA announced today it has entered into a new multi-year partnership with BMW Motorsport.
The global Sportlifestyle brand has become the Official Supplier of team and racewear for all BMW Motorsport racing operations, including DTM, ALMS and various high-profile long-distance races such as 24h Nürburgring. PUMA will also assume the role of Exclusive Licensed Partner for BMW Motorsport for the product categories of Footwear, Apparel and Accessories.
Practice gets under way ahead of Saturday’s ROC Nations Cup and Sunday’s Race Of Champions
A fifth consecutive ROC Nations Cup victory is “not the only target” for seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher. Last year’s surprise Champion of Champions Filipe Albuquerque declares the lesson from 2010 is to “Never underestimate anyone…”
Martin Tomczyk (Audi) is the new DTM champion
In the ninth DTM season round at the ‘Circuit Ricardo Tormo’ in Spain, the German wrapped up an early title in the most popular international touring car series. As Martin Tomczyk becomes the first driver in DTM history to win the DTM crown in old spec machinery.
Martin Tomczyk (Audi) is the new DTM champion. In the ninth DTM season round at the ‘Circuit Ricardo Tormo’ in Spain, the German wrapped up an early title in the most popular international touring car series. As Martin Tomczyk becomes the first driver in DTM history to win the DTM crown in old spec machinery.
Ekström leads Audi 1-2-3 at Oschersleben
Three Audi drivers on the podium: the eighth DTM season round at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben took place under the sign of the four rings. In adverse weather conditions, Mattias Ekström (Audi) won from his fellow Audi drivers Martin Tomczyk and Edoardo Mortara.
Bruno Spengler finished 7th, now 2nd in the standings behind Tomczyk
Heavy rain resulted into a really thrilling race with numerous position changes in the seventh DTM season round at Brands Hatch in the UK. With his 2008-spec Audi A4 DTM, Martin Tomczyk became the dominant race winner and also toppled Canadian Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) from the lead in the drivers’ standings. “This was an incredibly exciting race.
The 27-year old defended his first position from start to finish and thus claims back the lead in the battle for the title.
Now that was nothing for people with weak nerves. In the fifth season round of the DTM at the Norisring, heavy rain determined the drivers’ tactics. Canadian Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler did it perfectly.
Spengler has now taken over runner-up position in the battle for the title after finishing 3rd
So far, Tomczyk is the surprise of the 2011 DTM season. With his 2008-spec Audi A4 DTM, Martin Tomczyk again outpaced the competition and a fortnight after his victory in Spielberg, he also won at the Lausitzring. Brandenburg’s prime minister Matthias Platzeck presented the new points’ leader with the winner’s trophy.
Bruno Spengler second, still leads DTM Championship
In his 44th DTM race, Mike Rockenfeller scored his maiden victory. The 27-year old Audi driver from the German village of Neuwied started from third place on the grid into the second round of the 2011 DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, showed an error-free race with a perfect pit stop strategy and crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps.
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) will also be starting from pole position for the second DTM race of the season.
In qualifying for the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, the Franco-Canadian secured himself the best position on the starting grid. The 27-year old had already been fastest in qualifying for the season opener at Hockenheim. His fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Jamie Green will be lining up next to him on the front row of the grid.
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