Category Archive: DTM

Feb 23

Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”

A new challenge for Loïc Duval

Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”Following five years with Audi in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), a title win and a Le Mans victory, the 34-year-old Frenchman is switching to the DTM in 2017.

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Feb 22

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The new rules will definitely add more spice to the races”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo The engines are roaring again! In the run-up to the launch for the new Silver Arrows Formula One car on Thursday, the DTM drivers were completing the first test session of the year at Portimao. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I just can’t wait for the DTM season to start” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I just can’t wait for the DTM season to start”. Preparations for the new season are set to continue next week with the first DTM tests of the year and the unveiling of the new Silver Arrows car. Meanwhile, Valtteri Bottas has this week made his first visit to Stuttgart and Maro Engel has taken on an additional role… Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Team spirit improved: Squad of drivers grows together

Hard work was top of the agenda before the new season gets under way

Fitness-Camp La MangaFrom the 4th to the 8th of February, the Mercedes-AMG DTM drivers laid the basic foundations for the upcoming DTM year at their traditional fitness camp in La Manga, Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Audi as only manufacturer with three teams

Three months before the 2017 DTM season opener, Audi has announced its team assignments

Mattias EkströmThe premium brand will be the only manufacturer to put three teams on the grid. The DTM season will kick off at the Hockenheimring on May 5. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Tales from the paddock, first time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Tales from the paddock – First time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”
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Feb 08

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fans

Friendliness towards the fans always has represented a priority in DTM

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fansIn the paddock, the fans of the popular touring-car series can get closer than close to the drivers representing the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG camps. During autographing sessions with the likes of Mattias Ekström, Marco Wittmann, Gary Paffett & Co, for instance.

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Feb 03

René Rast’s virtual preparation for the coming season

René Rast is about to contest his first full DTM season, this year

René Rast’s virtual preparation for the coming seasonIn 2016, the 30-year old already contested three races as Audi reserve driver. To prepare for the things to come as assiduously as possible, Rast uses – inter alia – the virtual world.  At home, he often uses the simulator. DTM.com talked to him about his passion for ‘computer games’. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season

The first five days of testing (20th to 24th February) will be held at Portimão

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 seasonIn the run-up to the 2017 DTM season that will be kicked off from 05th to 07th May at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG will contest three official tests.

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Jan 28

DTM drivers: The class of 2017

The entry list for the 2017 DTM season is complete

DTM drivers: The class of 2017After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-AMG now also announced their line-up for the coming season. 18 drivers will represent the three premium-car manufacturers on the grid and will make for an absolute top-class field.

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Jan 26

Mercedes-AMG line-up for 2017 season confirmed

The Mercedes-AMG DTM driver line-up for the 2017 DTM has now been confirmed

Lucas AuerIt includes one new arrival, four familiar faces and one returnee. The newcomer to the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family is Edoardo Mortara.

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Jan 18

Tales from the paddock- Robert Wickens: “You literally overtake one or two cars every lap”

What an eventful week!

DTM - Robert Wickens A podium spot in the curtain-raiser 24-hour race in Dubai, a new Silver Arrows driver and a World Champion as ambassador. 2017 is finally underway… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Dieter Gass to become new Head of Audi Motorsport

Dr. Ullrich will remain with Audi in an advisory role until the end of 2017

Dieter Gass and Dr. Wolfgang UllrichScheduled change at the helm of Audi Sport: Effective January 1, 2017, after 23 years of service, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (66) will hand over this post to his successor, Dieter Gass (53). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

The 2017 DTM race calendar – book your tickets now

Nine events, 18 races

DTM title chase intensifies The calendar for the 2017 DTM season has been fixed. From 05th May to 15th October, the DTM teams and drivers will battle it out for championship points and race wins in 18 races on nine race weekends.

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Dec 14

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “The film shows the friendship that exists within the team” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM - Robert Wickens Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “The film shows the friendship that exists within the team”
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Dec 10

BMW announces DTM driver line-up for 2017

BMW is going to rely on proven drivers, in the 2017 DTM season

Timo Glock and Marco WittmannThis Friday, the Munich based manufacturer was the first brand to announce its driver line-up for the coming season. And BMW chose six drivers that already represented their camp in the previous years. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “Many thanks for the fantastic support”

2016-12-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Sindelfingen (20) One week after winning the FIA Formula One World Championship, the newly crowned World Champion Nico Rosberg joined other members of the Silver Arrows team in thanking the whole of the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family at the Sindelfingen plant. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

BMW to rely on the services of two DTM teams, in the future

Just as Mercedes-AMG, BMW now also have restructured their team line-up for the 2017 DTM season

20160508-0101 A few weeks ago, the Stuttgart based manufacturer announced that all its cars will be run by Mercedes-AMG DTM-Team HWA, next year. In the case of BMW, however, two teams will be responsible for running BMW’s DTM racers: BMW Team RMG and BMW Team RBM. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Young Driver test and DTM test at Jerez

Development of the 2017 DTM vehicles from 29th November to 02nd December

Joel ErikssonHaving already tested at Oschersleben and Portimão, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG now travelled to Jerez de la Frontera for the third phase of testing for the 2017 DTM season.

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Nov 23

2017 DTM season to be kicked off with two highlights

Tickets for the first two races available from Friday

Tickets for the first two races available from Friday The 2017 DTM calendar is assuming shape. On the first weekend in May, the season will be kicked off at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.

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