Category Archive: DTM

May 23

Equal tyres, equal chances

Some welcome it, others are rather sceptical.

However, there is one thing that the DTM season opener at Hockenheim already made clear: the new tyre regulations brings the field closer together. Unlike the previous season, the option tyre is no longer being used.

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May 20

‘Class One’ materialises

Engine regulsations have been passed

DTM logo On the day after the 2015 Nürburgring 24h Race, the ‘Class One’ steering committee, consisting of representatives of the Japanese GTA, the American IMSA and the DTM umbrella organisation ITR e.V., held its first meeting of the year and made ground-breaking decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Eight DTM drivers to contest the Eifel marathon

43rd ADAC Zurich 24h Race

LogoMore than 160 racing cars, 73 corners, inclinations of up to 17 percent, enthralling race action and countless top-class drivers: from Thursday (14th May) to Sunday (17th May), the Nürburgring will be the centre of the motor-racing world.

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May 12

No date shift for the DTM race at the Nürburgring

2015 DTM calendar remains unchanged

20130705-0030 Together with the manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – the organisers at the Nürburgring and the sponsors, the ITR e.V. board opted for doing without shifting the date for the DTM meeting at the Nürburgring and without adding an additional event to the calendar.

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May 07

Mattias Ekström will win the title – say his rivals

Mattias Ekström will win the 2015 DTM Drivers’ championship.

2015-05-01-0054This was the prediction of about a third of the drivers on the 2015 DTM grid. In an anonymous poll, conducted prior to the season kick-off weekend, the 36-year old Swede proved to be the winner. In the 143 DTM races he contested up to the end of the 2014 season,  Ekström secured 19 race wins, 63 podiums and 19 poles.

Flagworld photo album

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May 05

Gary Paffett becomes newest Laureus Ambassador

Full throttle for a good cause

Gary Paffett Laureus Ambassador Mercedes-AMG DTM driver Gary Paffett to support the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation as one of its ambassadors Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

20th DTM race win: No way to stop Ekström in the rain

When the rain set in, nobody was able to stop old hand Mattias Ekström.

2015-05-02-0089In a highly entertaining race on Sunday during the DTM Festival at Hockenheim, the experienced Swede pulled clear from all his rivals with his Audi RS 5 and claimed his 20th race win in the 145th DTM race of his career.

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May 02

Lights-to-flag win for Jamie Green in an action-packed race

Wehrlein and Di Resta complete the podium

2015-05-03With strong nerves and really fast: Jamie Green (Audi) dominated proceedings in the first race at the Nürburgring and drove a lights-to-flag victory home in an impressive way.

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May 02

Mortara also on top in second free practice

The Italian completed his fastest lap of the Hockenheimring

DTM logo His dress rehearsals are absolutely successful: Edoardo Mortara (Audi) also posted the fastest time in second free practice on Saturday morning.

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May 01

Lucas Auer: “I am delighted that the action finally starts”

As one of three rookie drivers in this year’s DTM, Lucas Auer is in the focus of the attention

Immediately before heading off to Hockenheim, Lucas Auer spoke about his expectations for the DTM season opener during a small interview session for selected Austrian media. “I can hardly await finally sitting in the car,” the Tyrolean admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

2015 DTM on TV: All the races covered live by ARD

N-TV snd Sport1 to extend their coverage – Second screen offerings at Sportschau.de and DTM.com

DTM logo Just a few more days to go to the DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim. From 30th April to 03rd May, the Hockenheimring will stage am outstanding motor-sport festival.

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Apr 29

World RX ready to mix it up with DTM at Hockenheim

A total of 22 World RX Supercars including the permanent World Championship drivers will compete at the famous Hockenheimring

Rallycross FIA logoRound two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy takes place at Hockenheim this weekend (30 April-3 May) as the World RX teams and drivers prepare for some exhilarating motorsport action alongside the highly-acclaimed DTM series (German Touring Car Masters).
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Apr 29

DTM, let the show begin

Festival at Hockenheim to herald the new season

2014 10 03 HockenheimI 1533 The waiting is over: with the ‘DTM-Festival’ at the Hockenheimring, the most popular international touring-car series kicks off its new season.

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Apr 27

DTM remains committed to Bosch technology

Bosch extends partnership with the DTM for another three years

DTM logoThe Bosch name has been closely associated with the new DTM German Touring Car Masters series since it began in 2000 – and the connection will now continue for another three years.

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Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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Apr 17

Wehrlein the quickest on the final day of testing at Oschersleben

In his Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM

The last fastest lap time of the second DTM pre-season tests, held at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, was set by Pascal Wehrlein.

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Apr 16

Rookie Tom Blomqvist sets fastest lap time on day two

Tom Blomqvist, son of rally legend Stig Blomqvist and about to contest his first DTM season

On the second of the three DTM test days at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, one of the DTM rookies set the fastest lap time.

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Apr 15

Champion Wittmann the quickest on day one

His lead over second-placed Robert Wickens remarkable

On the first of the three days of testing at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, the reigning DTM Champion set the fastest lap time.

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Apr 14

Starting signal for the second DTM tests at Oschersleben

Marco Wittmann will have the honour of contesting the 2015 season with the #1 on his BMW M4 DTM

Wittmann, Vietoris und ScheiderThis Monday, within the framework of the DTM media day at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz presented themselves to the media representatives on site. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

DTM drivers prepare for the Nürburgring 24h Race

DTM ambience in the qualifying race for the Nürburgring 24h Race

With Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-Benz), Martin Tomczyk (BMW), Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz) and reigning Champion Marco Wittmann (BMW), quite a number of drivers usually racing in the most popular international touring-car series also will be involved in this weekend’s endurance-race action at the ‘Green Hell’.

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