Category Archive: DTM

May 28

DTM drivers to meet thee challenge ‘Green Hell’

The DTM thriller at Spielberg still is the topic of the day  and there is just another week to go to the third DTM race meeting at the Lausitzring (03rd to 05th June)

Von rechts: Marco Wittmann, Nico Müller und Ex-DTM-Pilot Thomas JägerNonetheless, 11 DTM drivers from the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz camps use this weekend for the excursion to another, spectacular event. Instead of relaxing at home on the couch they meet the ultimate motor-racing challenge: the 24h race at the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Motor-racing festival at the Lausitzring: Colourful support programme featuring fan parties, concerts and stunt shows

The event held from 03rd to 05th June at the Lausitzring will be a true motor-racing blockbuster

DTM - Motor-racing festival at the Lausitzring In the race meeting held in Eastern Germany, five spectacular race series will entertain the crowds with top-class motor sport on two and four wheels: in addition to the battles of the DTM aces, race 5 and 6 of the season, the crowds also will witness the ADAC GT Masters, ADAC Formula 4, Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and Superbike*IDM races. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2015-10-16_0091 Upcoming motor racing highlights: The classic Formula 1 race on the streets of Monaco and the 24-hr event at the Nürburgring Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Timo Glock wins race at Spielberg on Sunday

For the third time in his career, Timo Glock was able to celebrate on the top step of the podium

Timo Glock, BMW M4 DTM In Sunday’s second DTM race at Spielberg in Austria, the BMW driver emerged as the winner. After 42 laps of the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, Glock won from the two Audi drivers Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green, who finished second and third respectively.

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May 22

Audi dominates practice on Sunday

Four times four rings. Audi dominated prodceedings in third free practice at the Red Bull Ring

Once again, Edooardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer.Once again, Edoardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer. Neither his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green (1:22.759 minutes) nor the Phoenix duo of Timo Scheider (1:22.805 minutes) and Mike Rockenfeller (1:22.857 minutes) were able to beat the Italian’s time.

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May 21

A 1-2 for BMW at Spielberg

In a dominant way, Marco Wittmann has won the DTM race on Saturday at Spielberg in Austria

DTM - Marco Wittmann Having started from pole position, the 2014 DTM champion crossed the line as the winner after 30 laps. For Wittmann, this is the sixth win of his DTM career. At the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, he won ahead of his fellow BMW driver Tom Blomqvist, who finished second in the third DTM race of the season. Edoardo Mortara took the final slot on the podium at Spielberg after finishing third with his Audi RS 5 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Lucas Auer: “Now, I understand how the DTM game works”

As the local hero, Lucas Auer is in the centre of the attention at Spielberg

Lucas Auer likes the striking design of his carThe 21-year-old is in his second DTM season and scored his best result at the Red Bull Ring in 2015 as a series’ rookie by finishing sixth. DTM.com has also spoken with the Austrian and found an optimistic and talkative Mercedes-Benz driver in a good mood. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Really fast lap times, Blomqvist on top

At 17.00 hrs sharp on Friday afternoon, the DTM started into its second weekend of the 2016 season

Tom Blomqvist was the only one in the field to post a lap time of under 1 minute 24 seconds and ended up fastest with 1:23.941 minutes, a really fast lap time.Four minutes  after the green flags were waved at the Red Bull Ring, all 24 drivers already had left their pit boxes. However, at Spielberg as well, the first outing only served as an installation run for most of them. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

The expert’s tip: Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paffett and Di Resta

Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed

Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paul Di Resta.Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Spielberg: Young talents and old tractors

Alps folklore meets state-of-the-art motor racing

Clash of the tractorsThis unique mix is going to also make an impact on the support programme of the 2016 DTM meeting held at Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Tales from the paddock: DTM, Formula 1 and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team The DTM will get the second race weekend of the 2016 season under way this weekend in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg

Paul Di Resta travels to the Red Bull Ring with massively boosted confidence

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg An enthralling motor-racing motor-sport festival – that’s the best way to describe the DTM season kick-off held last weekend at Hockenheim.

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May 12

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint future

All the manufacturers and promoters once again confirmed to keep on actively working on the joint future

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint futureThe fifth Steering Committee meeting with representatives of the Japanese Super GT promoters, DTM promoter ITR and all the Japanese (Honda, Nissan, Toyota) and German (Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz) manufacturers involved was held on 11th May, in Tokyo.

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May 10

Impressive, expensive, frustrating: the DTM debut of Ocon

The first DTM race weekend in the career of Esteban Ocon was intense

Ocon was a disappointed man, on Sunday evening.At the Hockenheimring, the young Frenchman had to cope with all the cruelty DTM has available. He surprised n the qualifying sessions, completed only very few race laps and intensified his acquaintanceship with some of the other DTM protagonists – such as a raging ex-champion.

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May 09

Timo Glock excluded

The position of the rear lid on Glock’s car didn’t comply with the specifications

Timo Glock excludedFor BMW works driver, Timo Glock, the joy about his second place in the second race of the DTM season at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg didn’t last long. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Paul Di Resta wins on Sunday

In a dominant and undisputed way, Paul Di Resta won the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Sunday

Paul Di Resta wins on Sunday With his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, the Scot crossed the finish line after 37 laps with a margin of 13.024 seconds. For Di Resta, it is his seventh win in the DTM. His last win to date came in the autumn race at Hockenheim in 2010.

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May 08

Pole position for Paul Di Resta

On each of the first four grid rows, there is one BMW driver alongside one Mercedes-Benz driver

Paul Di RestaProbably, no-one had expected this after qualifying on Saturday: even though they didn’t quite make it onto pole position – which was taken by Paul Di Resta with his Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM – BMW is strong on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Edoardo Mortara wins action-packed season opener – Press Release

Edoardo Mortara is the first winner of the 2016 DTM season

DTM - Edoardo Mortara wins action-packed season opener With his Audi RS 5 DTM, the Italian won Saturday afternoon’s opening race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg in dominant style. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Mortara on top after first action

Free practice 2: Audi with six cars up front

Edoardo Mortara posted the fastest timeThe first timed laps of the new season have been completed. As ever, the times achieved in first free practice don’t reveal too much about the actual performance in qualifying and the race. Was that already a first demonstration of power by Audi? Or does the opposition still have something in store? What initially seemed to be a closely-matched battle between the three manufacturers in the DTM, turned out into a rather one-sided affair.

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May 06

DTM drivers charge across the Hungarian capital

More than 100,000 people came to the River Danube boardwalk

Martin TomczykIn the Nagy Futam 2016 – in English ‘the Great Race’– in Budapest, DTM drivers Miguel Molina, Martin Tomczyk and Lucas Auer presented themselves to the Hungarian motor-racing enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry »

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