Category Archive: DTM

Oct 03

Tomczyk’s wild ride to the points

There are days when you’d better stayed in bed.

And Martin Tomczyk certainly will have wished that he’d done so on several weekends of the 2015 DTM season. The 2011 champion made it to the points in just four races and with 28 points on his tally, he’s just 18th in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Fast rookies and Green’s brake problems

The 69.000 spectators at the Nürburgring were provided top-class entertainment.

Numerous wheel-to-wheel battles, spectacular overtaking and a thrilling fight for the championship lead. And while Pascal Wehrlein failed to win the title early, one could witness – inter alia – several drivers celebrating on the podium that aren’t regulars at the front end of the field.

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Sep 27

Maiden DTM victory for Miguel Molina – finale to bring decision for the title

“I have been waiting for a long time for my maiden win and now, we finally made it. Today is my day”

Fans at the Nürburgring, where 69,000 spectator s attended the event over the weekend, were treated to exceptionally good touring car racing: with entertaining position fights and closely-fought door-to-door duels, there were entertaining battles for the best positions and valuable points for the drivers’ standings in the 16th DTM race of the season.

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Sep 26

Martin celebrates second DTM success

Wehrlein closes up to title win

In their home race at the Nürburgring, Maxime Martin and his BMW team RMG celebrated victory in their home round at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 26

Auer with plenty of power: Austrian claims his maiden pole position

Thus, the Austrian will be starting from first place into a DTM race for the first time in his career.

Hardly anyone would have expected this in DTM qualifying at the Nürburgring on Saturday morning: in the final seconds, Lucas Auer secured himself pole position for the race on Saturday.

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Sep 23

Flat out on the way to the home straight – DTM at the Nürburgring

It is the benchmark for every other racetrack – the Nürburgring stands for pure motor-racing tradition.

2015-08-30-Sunday-0043 The 3.629-kilometre GP circuit located in the Eifel often has witnessed drivers, teams and manufacturers making history. And now, from 25th to 27th September, 2015, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz will provide the Nürburgring crowds another enthralling fight, with two drivers arguably taking centre stage, in the penultimate race meeting of the season: Pascal Wehrlein and Mattias Ekström, the hottest contenders for the 2015 DTM crown.

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Sep 19

The Drag Reduction System (DRS) – that’s how it works

The Drag Reduction System was introduced in DTM to make for more overtaking manoeuvres

While both racing drivers and engineers love the impact of the DTM cars’ huge rear wing in the corners, they hate in on the straights.

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Sep 18

Tom Blomqvist: a rookie outpaces them all

The rookie and his BMW seemed to race in a class of their own, in the Sunday race

While the rest of the field set 1:23-minute lap times, at Oschersleben, the time keeping regularly clocked 1:22-minute laps for him: Tom Blomqvist.

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Sep 17

Glock the quickest – Götz once again the busiest

BMW were the dominators and winners of the seventh DTM weekend of the season, held at Oschersleben

In both races, the Bavarian’s celebrated a one-two-three-four, with a total of seven of their eight cars making it to the points. In addition, it was a very special race meeting for Timo Glock and Tom Blomqvist: on Saturday, Glock clinched the first pole of his DTM career to afterwards take the lead right at the start of the race and never lose it until he crossed the finish line as the winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Surprisingly dominant rookie driver Tom Blomqvist takes his first DTM race win

Young DTM drivers made their mark on the DTM race at Oschersleben on Sunday, first and foremost BMW driver Tom Blomqvist.

DTM - Tom Blomqvist The 21-year-old Brit pulled clear from his opponents and scored his maiden DTM victory in his first season in the series. The manner in which he drove victory home was more than impressive.

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Sep 13

Front row of the grid for BMW – Wehrlein third

Harsh penalty for Wickens

Once again, a BMW is on pole position for the race at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on Sunday: in qualifying for the 14th DTM season race, Augusto Farfus secured himself the best grid position with a lap time of 1:20.632 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Glock celebrates second DTM win

Wehrlein takes points’ lead

DTM - Motorsport Arena Oschersleben After qualifying, joy and relieve were huge already and after the race, Timo Glock was overwhelmed for emotion. With clenched fists and loud cheers of joy, he crossed the finish line as the race winner in the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Glock claims his first-ever DTM pole position (+video)

For the first time in his career Timo Glock will be starting from pole position in a DTM race.

In qualifying for the 13th race of the season, the ex-Formula 1 driver secured the best starting grid position for the race on Saturday with his BMW M4 DTM. With his lap time of 1:19.821 minutes, Glock was 0.056 seconds faster than his fellow BMW driver Augusto Farfus, who qualified for second place on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

The expert’s tip: Bernd Schneider not ready to make a prediction

After his retirement from the series he remained an active motor racer and still is contesting races

He raced in DTM from 1986 to 2008: Bernd Schneider contested more than 200 races and with five titles under his belt he still is the DTM Record Champion.

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Sep 10

Timo Scheider on the bitterest period in his career

According to his own words, the past weeks have been the bitterest period in his 25 years as motor racer.

Therefore, Timo Scheider particularly looks forward to getting back behind the wheel of his racing car at Oschersleben. After the “Push him off” affair at Spielberg and the resulting ban for the Moscow weekend, the Audi driver just can’t wait for going back out onto the track, from 11th to 13th September in the Magdeburger Börde.

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Sep 09

DTM at Oschersleben: Step one on the way to the big season finale

From 11th to 13th September

DTM-Start Oschersleben 2014That’s what the German motor-racing enthusiasts have been waiting for: after three consecutive races abroad, DTM now returns to Germany for the final three rounds of its 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Interview: Why problems just boost Spengler’s motivation

Is Bruno Spengler a title contender in the current DTM season?

He says that he can’t answer this question. He has been racing in DTM since 2005 and after six years as Mercedes-Benz driver he left the Stuttgarters to join BMW for the 2012 season.

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Sep 04

Mercedes-Benz launch new DTM racer

“I already am looking forward to watching the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM racing” – Ulrich Fritz

The 2015 DTM season just is entering its crucial phase but even before three final race meetings of the year, held at  Oschersleben, the Nürburing and Hockenheim, Mercedes-Benz offered the DTM enthusiast the chance of taking a look at what the future will bring by launching their car for the coming DTM seasons: the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Formula 4: Attractive support races with Mick Schumacher

His father Michael is a legend and consequently, the public interest is extremely high.

Therefore, it will come as no surprise that Mick Schumacher used an alias, in the first years of his still short career. Only since the beginning of the 2015 season, his real name can be found on the entry lists. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Götz covers a lot of kilometres – Tambay faster than the rest

Mattias Ekström and Pascal Wehrlein entertained the Moscow crowds with a thrilling fight for the championship lead

Wehrlein delivered a brilliant performance in race one to steal the Swede’s position at the very front of the championship standings. In round two, however, Ekström struck back: he finished third, pass his rival again and left Moscow as championship leader.

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