Category Archive: DTM

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.

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.

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