Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge
Category Archive: DTM
For the coming two years, 2016 and 2017, ITR cedes extensive DTM multi-media rights to Sport1 GmbH
These license rights comprise non-exclusive exploitation rights of the DTM races for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Within the framework of this cooperation, German sports channel SPORT1 covers every DTM race in one-hour up-to-date highlight shows in the FTA TV as well as delayed on the Pay TV channel SPORT1+.
The first clash of Audi BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the 2016 DTM season is over
At the end of the long off-season, the only official tests offered the three manufacturers involved in DTM the first opportunity to lock horns, this year. Following the four intense days of testing, one thing can be taken for granted for the season kick-off that will be held at the same venue from 06th to 08th May: detecting a favourite is virtually impossible.
Gary Paffett is one of the old hands on the DTM grid
The Briton is pone of the best-known faces of the series and is about to start into his 13th DTM season. In 2005, at the age of 24, Paffett secured his first and only DTM title, to date. In his DTM years, the 35-year old experienced ups and downs galore and consequently, he can hark back to a huge wealth of experience.
During its meeting in Munich on Thursday, the DTM Commission decided on some modifications to the DTM’s sporting regulations
DTM regulations for 2016 are fixed – focus on driver’s skills
The objective of all of these collectively made decisions is to place even more focus on the performance of the drivers. In this context, there are new regulations for the performance weights and the use of the DRS (Drag Reduction System).
On the second of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring, the manufacturers opted for different strategies
While Mercedes-Benz tested with the same four drivers as on day one – Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Esteban Ocon and Lucas Auer – Audi and BMW let the drivers execute the work who weren’t involved on Tuesday.
The day following the roll-out on Monday represented the start into four hot days of testing
From Tuesday to Friday (05th to 08th April), the only official ITR tests of the season offer the drivers the opportunity to prepare themselves and their vehicles in two testing sessions per day – from 09.00 to 12:00hrs and from 14:00 to 18:00hrs (all CEST, one hour later than BST) for the things to come.
In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true
Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions.