Category Archive: DTM

Jan 16

Müller with the icing on the cake

DTM driver surprises in the rookie tests in Marrakesh by setting the fastest time

Müller with the icing on the cake The Formula E tests held this Sunday in Marrakesh were contested – inter alia – by a bunch of DTM drivers, with Nico Müller shining in particular.

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Jan 11

The DTM at Autosport International

Green, Paffett and Eng make promotion in Birmingham

The DTM at Autosport InternationalThe DTM is returning to Brands Hatch this year. On 11 and 12 August, the Grand Prix circuit, the long version of the race track to the south-east of London with its long history, will be hosting two races. At the start of the new year, the popular touring car series is already making a lot of promotion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Attractive, well-balanced and challenging

It was a spectacular, eventful season, with DTM delivering to the max

Attractive, well-balanced and challenging The races were thrilling and the racing was close as the field proved to be extremely well-balanced. Consequently, nuances turned out to be crucial in the fight for the wins. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Intense pleasant anticipation of the festive season

The most peaceful part of the year has begun

Intense pleasant anticipation of the festive season  Candlelight, the smell of cookies, traceries on frosted windows and a blazing ingle. Many people use this time to look back on the nicest moments of the year to relive them once again and look forward to their well-deserved Christmas break.

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Dec 20

At the Nürburgring Wickens’s DTM career came full circle

Robert Wickens in a Q&A with DTM.com following his switch to the IndyCar Series

At the Nürburgring Wickens’s DTM career came full circleAfter six years, 84 races and six race wins Robert Wickens left DTM for good. The Canadian switches from the Mercedes-Benz DTM squad to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

DTM adds a 10th meeting to the 2018 race calendar

Season kick-off and season finale at Hockenheim

The DTM enthusiasts may look forward to an additional race weekend and two new venues on the 2018 DTM calendar. The popular touring-car series ups the ante with a calendar that comprises 10 instead of 9 race meetings.

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Dec 15

Maxime Martin leaves BMW

Au revoir Maxime Martin

After four years and 64 races in DTM, the Belgian retires from the series for good. In these years, Martin secured two seventh and two eighth positions in the championship, thus proving to be a prime example when it came to consistency.

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Dec 07

DTM to be covered live from 2018 by German TV station SAT.1

Live coverage of all the 20 races

DTM has got a new partner. From 2018, SAT.1 will exclusively cover the races of the popular touring-car series live in Germany. This means that the fans will be able to keep on watching the DTM races on a sports-orientated free-to-air station. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “Being part of this international motorsport family is just so much fun”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of an exciting year of motorsport, Stefan Wendl, Head of Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing, looks back on the 2017 season from the perspective of the customer teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

Réne Rast to also contest the 2018 season for Audi

“To just fight on and keep going for it definitely pays off”

Réne Rast to also contest the 2018 season for AudiI’m delighted with being able to announce that I’m going to also race for Audi Sport in 2018,” said René Rast on Friday evening at the 2017 Autobild Race Night, held within the framework of the Essen Motorshow. The new DTM Champion’s goal for 2018: to defend the title. “To just fight on and keep going for it definitely pays off,” he added. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “The points we scored were all due to hard work”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoTo round off the 2017 motor racing season, we asked Gary Paffett to review his year in the DTM.

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Nov 29

DTM: Reaped fruit and moments of anger

In the Q&A with DTM.com, Timo Glock looks back on his most successful DTM season to date

Reaped fruit and moments of angerFor Timo Glock, the 2017 DTM season was the most successful one in his career to date. The BMW driver finished seventh in the championship, thus securing the best result in the five years of the popular touring-car series’ grid.

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Nov 23

Auer: “I want to attain the next level”

Lucas Auer was one the positive factors on the 2017 DTM grid

Auer: “I want to attain the next level” For a long time, the 27-year old Tyrolean was one of the title contenders but on the home straight of the season, the Mercedes-AMG driver slightly lost the momentum.

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Nov 11

DTM – the extra time

Cars and drivers have arrived in Japan for the Motegi Super GT race meeting

DTM – the extra timeThe pleasant anticipation is increasing. During the SUPER GT season finale, at Montego, DTM will showcase itself in front of the Japanese motor-racing enthusiasts.

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Oct 26

From 24th to 26th October a total of 10 young talents will test at the Lausitzring for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG

A chance for the young guns

A chance for the young gunsThe DTM Young Driver Tests are a traditional event, today, and this year young drivers once again are offered the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in the cockpit of a DTM vehicle.

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Oct 25

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Günther: “The objective is to win the Macau Grand Prix”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM Young Driver Test at the Lausitzring this week and then on to the street circuit of Macau: Mercedes test and substitute driver Maximilian Günther talks about the last two big dates in this year’s diary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

DTM return visit in Japan with three cars

Appearance in the SUPER GT finale at Motegi

DTM travels to Japan to showcase itself for the Japanese motor-racing enthusiasts in the SUPER GT season finale at Motegi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

DTM-Finale at Hockenheim – an issue for Martin Tomczyk

The 2011 DTM Champion on the thrilling 2017 finish

DTM-Finale at Hockenheim – an issue for Martin TomczykIn 2011, Martin Tomczyk was the first driver in the history of the sport to secure the DTM crown with a previous-year spec car.

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Oct 19

Judgement Day: The somewhat different season résumé

18 races – 12 winners

dtmRast secures title thanks to his qualifying points. The closest finish in a title battle in the history of the sport. With the title ceremony for the new DTM champion, René Rast, on Sunday afternoon, the 2017 season reached its climax.

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Oct 18

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “I was holding back the tears on many occasions”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of this season, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family will be saying a fond farewell to Robert Wickens, who competed in his last DTM race at Hockenheim and is now switching to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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