Category Archive: DTM

Mar 26

Jamie Green prevails in first clash at Estoril

Just a few weeks to go to the 2015 DTM season kick-off at the Hockenheimring

A first foretaste of the things to come will be provided from Wednesday to Friday (25th to 27th March) during the official ITR tests at Estoril, Portugal.

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Mar 24

Win one of 50 DTM fan packages

The winners can collect their prizes on all the days of the event in the fan shop.

The season kick-off is getting closer and closer: from 30th April to 03rd May at Hockenheim, DTM starts at full speed into the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Action-packed support programme

Integral part of the DTM event package

DTM logo Even when the engines of the DTM vehicles of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have fallen silent, in the pit lane of the respective DTM even – the track and the crowds won’t be given a rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

The newcomers: Tom Blomqvist

DTM race seats are sought-after and rare

DTM logo So, the grid for 2015 DTM season that will be kicked off in early May at Hockenheim will feature just three newcomers. One of the three DTM rookies is Tom Blomqvist, who is going to race the BMW M4 DTM #31, in this year’s season of the most popular international touring-car series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

DTM new race formats with two championship rounds per weekend

The new format will make its debut in the DTM season kick-off, from 30th April to 03rd May at Hockenheim

DTM logo In the 2015 season, DTM will provide the spectators a new race format with two races of equal value per weekend, thus becoming even more attractive for both the crowds on site and the TV audience.

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Mar 13

The newcomers: Lucas Auer

A new up-and-coming talent has made it to DTM: Lucas Auer

2014 F3 HockenheimringII Lucas Auer by 2eight 8SC4307.jpgIn the 2015 season, the Austrian will race a Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM for Team ART Grand Prix. Auer is the nephew of former Formula 1 ace Gerhard Berger who is the President of the FIA’s so-called single-seater commission, today.

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Mar 11

DTM plays a chief part in the first episode of the new season of the German tv series ‘Alarm für Cobra 11′

In the 280 ‘Alarm für Cobra 11’ episodes to date, nearly 5,000 cars were wrecked

DTM - Alex (Vinzenz Kiefer, l.) and Semir (Erdogan Atalay) © RTL  Guido Engels On 12th March at prime time (20:15hrs CET, 19:15hrs BT), in the popular German crime series ‘Alarm für Cobra 11 – die Autobahnpolizei, produced and brought by in the TV station RTL, DTM takes centre stage.

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Mar 06

BMW M4 DTM completes opening test of the year

The crucial phase of preparations for the 2015 DTM season is underway.

Two BMW M4 DTMs got their first test kilometres of the year under their belts in ideal conditions and beautiful spring weather in Portimão (PT). The two cars in action completed a total of more than 3,000 kilometres between Monday and Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

DTM to start into the new season with new press officer

Lorenz Liechti (39) to assume DTM Media Relations in Stuttgart

DTM logo With immediate effect, there’s a new man at the helm of the DTM Press & PR department: Swiss media expert Lorenz Liechti (39) assumed the responsibility for the media relations of the internationally popular touring-car series. Liechti will be working in Stuttgart, in the headquarters of DTM promoter and rights holder ITR.

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Mar 03

Audi tests in Portugal

The number of test days permitted in the DTM are strictly limited

Which makes the task that Mattias Ekström and Mike Rockenfeller must complete from March 2-4 in Portuguese Portimão even more important: about two months before the 2015 DTM season starts, Audi Sport puts two RS 5 DTM test cars through their paces. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

The DTM numbers have been assigned

With immediate effect, the drivers may choose their numbers themselves

DTM logo We often are told that the opposite is the case but sometimes, life is a bowl of cherries, nevertheless. When the DTM drivers roll on the starting grid, this year, their cars will be decorated – for the first time – with numbers selected by them.

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Feb 20

DTM to kick the new season off with a top-class event

FIA World Rallycross Championship to make an appearance in the Hockenheim DTM festival’s support program

DTM logo From 30th April to 03rd May, DTM is going flat out, for the motor-racing enthusiasts, by providing them a very special event as season opener.

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Feb 20

World RX signs multi-year deal with DTM for Hockenheim race

The Hockenheimring was originally built in 1932 and is home to the biannual German Formula One race

Rallycross FIA logo The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has agreed terms with the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) to hold a 13th World Championship round alongside the DTM season-opener at the Hockenheimring in Germany (1-3 May, 2015).  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Audi and the DTM 2015 project

In ten weeks from now, the ‘DTM 2015’ project will begin in earnest for the Audi squad.

On May 2, the first in a total of 18 races of the new season will be held at the Hockenheimring. Audi’s mission for 2015: to defend the manufacturers’ title in the internationally popular touring car racing series and to bring the drivers’ title back home to Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Three champions, rapid youngsters, and a wealth of experience

Reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann will once again compete for BMW Team RMG

DTM logo In keeping with the motto “never change a winning team”, last year’s championship winning team will field the same pair of drivers on the nine race weekends that make up the 2015 season: reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann (DE) and Maxime Martin (BE), who was “Rookie of the Year” in 2014, will once again compete for BMW Team RMG and team principal Stefan Reinhold (DE). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Tom Blomqvist races in the BMW M4 DTM in 2015

The BMW Motorsport driver line-up for the coming DTM season is complete

Tom Blomqvist will race in the popular touring car series at the wheel of the eighth BMW M4 DTM in 2015. Reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann, Maxime Martin, Augusto Farfus, Bruno Spengler, Martin Tomczyk, Timo Glock and António Félix da Costa had previously been confirmed as drivers at the traditional BMW Motorsport Season Review on 5th December. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Lucas Auer graduates into the DTM

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

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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 »

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