Category Archive: DTM

Jan 30

Lucas Auer graduates into the DTM

For two years, Lucas Auer shone in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Now, the 20-year-old is rewarded for his performance: he graduates into the DTM and will become a member of the Mercedes-Benz line-up for the upcoming season.

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Jan 26

DTM stars with decent results in Daytona

Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.

The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. The second-placed BMW team on the podiumMike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.
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Jan 24

DTM stars to race in Daytona 24 Hours

Augusto Farfus and Bruno Spengler are racing a BMW Z4 GTE, together with Dirk Werner and Bill Auberlen.

DTM logo It is the first major motorsport event of any new year: the Daytona 24 Hours. This year, again, a range of DTM drivers is present and is more than happy to use this warm-up as a part of the preparation for the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Advance booking for the 2015 DTM season has begun

Fans can secure the tickets for six race meetings of the coming season

DTM logo The advance booking for the 2015 DTM season has begun. From December 2014, the fans can consequently secure their box seat for the hottest race action currently available in international touring-car racing.

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Dec 06

Many new faces involved in the DTM tests at Jerez

The current season is just over but the preparations for the 2015 DTM season already are running flat out.

DTM logo So, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz sent their teams to Jerez, Spain, for three days of joint testing. While working on the performances of the Audi RS 5 DTM, BMW M4 DTM and DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé vehicles, the teams covered a lot of testing kilometres. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Even more action: 2015 DTM calendar comprises 18 race

The season will be kicked of on the first weekend in May, at the Hockenheimring

DTM logo When it comes to the 2015 season, the DTM fans may look forward to even more race action: the DTM calendar comprises nine race weekends, with two races to be contested per weekend – one on Saturday and one on Sunday.

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Dec 03

Mercedes-Benz to contest the 2015 season with eight DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés

Mercedes-Benz will contest the 2015 DTM season with eight DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés.

This was announced by the brand with the star during the Mercedes-Benz end-of-season event ‘Stars & Cars’ in Stuttgart. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Two awards for Marco Wittmann in Essen

But the BMW works driver did not only receive awards, in this event, he also handed trophies on himself

At the tradition-rich ‘Race Night’, held annually by Auto Bild Motorsport and Auto Bild Sportscars within the framework of the Essen Motorshow, Marco Wittmann received two awards: on the one hand, the BMW works driver won the ‘Touring Car driver of the Year’ reader poll and on the other, Mike Rockenfeller, who won this award in 2013, presented the new DTM Champion the ‘Golden Racing Driver Shoe’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

50,000 spectators honour Silver Arrows Formula 1 world champions at Stars & Cars in Stuttgart

Stars & Cars, 2014 – Celebrate the best

2014-11-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars & Cars _0026 Mercedes-Benz organised a spectacular conclusion to the 2014 sporting year on Saturday, November 29th with Stars & Cars in Stuttgart. 50,000 visitors came to the event based around the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart to honour Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, his team-mate and world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg and Silver Arrows constructors’ champions Mercedes AMG Petronas.

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Nov 29

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at 2014 Stars & Cars

40,000 fans

2014-11-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Stars & Cars _0014A spectacular conclusion to a memorable year, as Mercedes-Benz celebrates the 2014 sporting year at Stars & Cars in Stuttgart with fans and VIP guests.

Nov 27

DTM showcases itself at the Essen Motor Show in hall 3

Fair premiere: Audi Sport TT Cup prototype at the fair stand

DTM - Essen Motor Show Now, with the thrilling 2014 DTM season being over, the motor-racing enthusiasts may look forward to the ‘extra time’: at the Essen Motor Show (29th November to 07th December), right before entering the off-season, the top division of international touring-car racing once again will showcase itself in big style.

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Nov 25

VIP guests on the red carpet at Stars & Cars

Evening event: Stars & Cars, 2014

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best' This coming Saturday, November 29th, 2014, Mercedes-Benz will bring the curtain down in Stuttgart on the very successful sporting year that was 2014 with the Stars & Cars season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

DTM drivers successful in Macau

In the GT3 race held in the support programme of the tradition-rich Macau GP

Edoardo Mortara - Macau DTM drivers Edoardo Mortara (Audi), Augusto Farfus and Marco Wittmann (both BMW) can look back on a successful Macau weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Gary Paffett and McLaren to part company

McLaren parts with long-time tester Paffett

 

05 - McLaren MercedesAfter a long and successful association, Gary Paffett and McLaren will part company at the end of the 2014 Formula 1 season, with McLaren changing engine partner from Mercedes-Benz to Honda.

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Nov 06

TAG Heuer renews partnership with ROC

ROC is a natural fit for TAG Heuer

Race Of Champions 2004-2014: TAG Heuer celebrates its 10th anniversary as Official Watch and Timekeeping Partner of the Race Of Champions (ROC) at this year’s event on the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14 Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Domenicali to start work at Audi next week – report

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

2014-01-16_0782 Earlier this month, reports emerged that the former Ferrari team boss had accepted an offer to work for the Volkswagen-owned carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

First suggestions of the DTM Drivers Association realized

At the last race weekend, first suggestions were realized for the sake of improving safety at the Lausitzring.

DTMDA logo The DTM DA (German Touring Car Masters Drivers Association) started work at the beginning of August during the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring, in Spielberg.

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