Category Archive: DTM

Jul 22

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time champion

Rockenfeller completes 1-2 for Audi with a broken foot

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time championMarco Wittmann comes third after an entertaining duel with Robert Wickens. In his first race at Moscow Raceway, René Rast claimed victory straight away. In the race at the 3.931 kilometres long track on Saturday, the Audi driver converted his pole position into a commanding race win, his second victory in the most popular international touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from pole

Marco Wittmann posted the fastest lap time in qualifying for the DTM race on Saturday at Moscow Raceway

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from poleNevertheless, the BMW driver will not be starting from pole position for today’s race. In the race at the Norisring, Wittmann incurred his third warning of the current season for an incident with Mattias Ekström and will be dropped five places on the grid as a result.

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Jul 21

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One

Now it has been officially confirmed

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One On 01st and 02nd August at the Hungaroring, Austrian Lucas Auer, currently second in the DTM championship standings, will execute his first Formula One tests – for the Force India F1 Team.

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Jul 19

Ekström the hunted at the Moscow Raceway

Record winner Mike Rockenfeller wants to race despite foot fracture

Lucas Auer, Mattias Ekström, Moscow Raceway 2016Second race meeting abroad also represents the DTM season half-time.  Invitation to F1 test – Lucas Auer travels to Moscow with boosted confidence. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I’m not thinking about the F1 test yet”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoFirst up, the DTM, then Formula 1: Lucas Auer has a couple of interesting weeks ahead of him, with the DTM event in Moscow followed by an F1 test debut in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home

Since the revival of DTM, in the year 2000, Bosch has been closely connected with the race series

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home After all, Bosch is far more than just a sticker on the windscreen. All the cars are equipped with highly complex Bosch motor-racing technology: inter alia, the engine control unit (ECU), sensors and spark plugs, the energy supply and the central display make sure that the drivers can execute their job in optimum conditions.

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Jul 14

Maximum success for Maxime

DTM’s debut appearance at the circuit was held in 2013

The Moscow Raceway is the youngest race venue on the DTM calendar and in addition, the DTM fraternity has to make the longest journey of the year – 2000 kilometres – to get to the circuit located at Wolokolamsk, some 70 kilometres to the north-west of Russia’s capital Moscow.

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the Norisring

Maxime Martin scores first season win at the Norisring

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the NorisringHeavy accident causes interruption of the race. Mattias Ekström defends points’ lead. The second DTM race at the Norisring couldn’t be topped in terms of suspense: Maxime Martin drove his BMW M4 DTM to his first win of the season from Lucas Auer with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Jul 01

Spengler claims first BMW victory at Norisring since 1992

Spengler and Martin secure a 1-2 for BMW

#7 Bruno Spengler, BMW M4 DTMEkström takes DTM points’ lead with third place. Rast remains without points after mistake in race on Saturday. Bruno Spengler is the winner of the DTM race at the Norisring on Saturday. After 61 laps in the seventh race of the DTM season, the Canadian drove his BMW M4 DTM to a dominant win from his fellow BMW driver and team-mate Maxime Martin.

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Jul 01

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifying (+video)

First qualifying of the DTM at the Norisring was a real thriller

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifyingDuring the final stages, there were position changes in the lead almost every second. Even a slight drizzle setting in at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg didn’t affect the drivers.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centre

The races at the Norisring are the DTM season highlights

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centreNuremberg’s street circuits takes man and material to their very limits. In his home race meeting Wittmann finally wants to make it to the podium. DTM is back at the Dutzendteich. No other city tour is as spectacular as the one in the ‘Franconian Monaco’.

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Jun 29

Extraordinary campaign for the fans: design contest for the 2017 DTM Championship trophy

A new trophy for a new DTM. A truly rare opportunity.

Extraordinary campaign for the fans design contest for the 2017 DTM Championship trophyIn the coming weeks, the motor-racing enthusiasts are offered the opportunity to make DTM history: for the first time they can design the trophy for the drivers’ champion in the famous touring-car series.

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Jun 28

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Fifty years of AMG is obviously a big deal, and I’m happy to represent that on my car”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoNext stop, Nuremberg – the race on the Norisring is generally considered to be the highlight of the DTM season. But first, Robert Wickens paid a visit to Road America… Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Changed starting time for the DTM Saturday race at the Norisring

First round of the weekend brought forward to 13:25hrs CEST

Short-term change of the ARD broadcasting plan due to recent events. An important short-term change of the broadcasting schedule of DTM’s German TV partner ARD results in a new starting time for the first round of the fourth race meeting of the season, held this weekend (30th June to 02nd July) at Nuremberg’s Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Mattias Ekström to race at the Norisring

Good news for all the Audi and Ekström fans

Mattias Ekström to race at the NorisringThe Swede is going to contest the DTM season highlight, held at the Norisring on the first weekend in July.

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Jun 21

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The way things are going at the moment, there will still be a number of drivers in with a chance of the title when we get to Hockenheim”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoHaving just chalked up his first win of the season, Paul Di Resta looks ahead to the decisive phase of the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

Maiden DTM victory for René Rast

René Rast takes two poles, one victory and the points’ lead at the Hungaroring

Maiden DTM victory for René RastBoundless joy for René Rast: in the sixth DTM race of the season at the Hungaroring, the Audi driver secured his maiden victory in the popular touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

A surprise win for Paul Di Resta

Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler (both BMW) were the drivers who celebrated on the winners’ podium

A surprise win for Paul Di RestaNobody had expected that after qualifying: after an undisputed dominance by Audi in the practice session, Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG), Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler (both BMW) were the drivers who celebrated on the winners’ podium after the first race at the Hungaroring.

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