Tag Archive: Bruno Spengler

Oct 30

Glock and Spengler on the big screen

Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler now also shine as movie stars

Together with racing driver Alex Zanardi who lost his legs in a horrible crash many years ago, the two DTM aces are the main characters of the new movie ‘No Limits – Impossible is just a Word’.

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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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Aug 30

Moscow Raceway: Rockenfeller wins

Ekström claims back points’ lead

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTM There is no doubt that he can rightfully refer to himself as ‘Moscow expert’. Two years after his victory in the first-ever DTM race at Moscow Raceway, Mike Rockenfeller had reason to celebrate in Russia once again. In a turbulent race, the Audi driver steered clear of every incident on the track, made maximum use of his pole position and scored a dominant lights-to-flag victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

And all of a sudden, Mercedes is favourite

The first impressions of the DTM race weekend at Moscow did not quite speak in favour of Mercedes-Benz.

Audi and BMW dominated proceedings in the two free practice sessions and appeared to be better sorted at Moscow Raceway. But when things gor serious, the brand from Stuttgart was there and secured its first win at the track, opened in 2012, courtesy of Pascal Wehrlein.

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Aug 29

Spengler uses brief dry spell

In second free practice on Saturday morning, the 24 DTM drivers had to deal with highly changeable conditions.

When Martin Tomczyk started the action in the second session at Moscow Raceway at 10.40 hrs (9.40 hrs CET), the sun looked all set to come out on top in the battle against the early morning rain clouds. The wet track dried out fairly quickly and 25 minutes into the session, the first teams decided to switch to rain tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Nine DTM drivers to contest the Spa-Francorchamps 24-Hour Race

This weekend, nearly 40 percent of the DTM grid will compete in the tradition-rich Belgian endurance race.

The 67th edition of the 24-hour classic at the Ardennes Rollercoaster will be held from 25th to 26th July. In this race, the BMW Z4 GT3 entered by Roal Motorsport will attract particular attention.

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Jul 12

António Félix da Costa claims his maiden DTM pole (updated)

Bruno Spengler will be lining up alongside the pole sitter in second place

Only three hours after his maiden pole position in the DTM, the first victory followed: in a dominant way, BMW driver António Félix da Costa drove from pole position to his first major success in the most popular international touring car series, an undisputed victory.

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Jul 11

Wittmann leads BMW to historic success

“A dream result” – Wittmann 

Probably, hardly anyone had expected this after the results from the first six DTM races of the season: BMW dominated the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands on Saturday and saw seven of its eight BMW M4 DTMs lock out the first seven places.

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Jul 11

Farfus on top in second practice at Zandvoort

Bruno Spengler 15th and Robert Wickens 23rd

Second free practice of the DTM double-header at Zandvoort in the Netherlands has been completed, and the fastest driver at midday on Saturday was BMW’s Augusto Farfus.

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Jun 28

Wickens wins from Vietoris – first podium of the season for BMW

The race at Norisring on Sunday

Mercedes-Benz has also maintained its dominance at the Norisring in the race on Sunday. From the halfway point in the race, Robert Wickens and Christian Vietoris pulled clear from their opponents and secured the 1-2 for the manufacturer from Stuttgart.

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Jun 28

Bruno Spengler claims first pole of the year for BMW

Vietoris, in turn, ranked 0.009 seconds ahead of his fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens

A surprise in DTM qualifying for the race on Sunday at the Norisring: with his BMW M4 DTM, Bruno Spengler outpaced Saturday’s pole sitter, Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz) by the tiny margin of 0.004 seconds and thus claimed the first pole position for BMW in the current season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

2015 DTM Spring Cup: “Beat Bruno Spengler LIVE”

The fastest 23 drivers of the overall rankings after the total of four rounds qualified for the final multiplayer race

In the 2015 DTM Spring Cup, held over the course of the past four weeks, the DTM enthusiasts battled it out for the fastest lap times with the real DTM aces Bruno Spengler (BMW), Marco Wittmann (BMW), Martin Tomczyk (BMW), Timo Glock (BMW), Daniel Juncadella (Mercedes) and Gary Paffett (Mercedes).

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Apr 07

DTM statistics: Hunting Bernd Schneider

For the time being, the stats still clearly speak for Schneider

He is ‘Mister DTM’ and even seven years after having retired from DTM racing for good, he still holds a clear lead in most of the DTM statistics: Bernd Schneider – five-time DTM Champion, the driver with the biggest number of wins, pole positions and fastest race laps on his tally.

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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 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 »

Aug 14

Nürburgring: The beginning of the season’s crucial phase

Bruno Spengler 3rd and Robert Wickens 13th in the championship

DTM logo The Nürburgring is one of the classics on the DTM calendar and provided the motor-racing enthusiasts numerous thrilling and weird races, in the past. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Fifth round at Moscow Raceway: the battle for the half-time title

Robert Wickens and Bruno Spengler currently 7th and 10th in the championship

DTM logo Following the successful debut last year, the DTM is racing in Russia again in 2014. Once again, Moscow Raceway is the venue, but the lay-out of the track is a new element compared to last year.

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May 14

Season-opener winner Marco Wittmann the hunted at Oschersleben

‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?

DTM logo Following his first DTM win, secured in the 2014 season opener at Hockenheim, BMW driver Marco Wittmann will be – for the first time in his DTM career – the hunted, in the second of the season’s 10 rounds, held this weekend (16th to 18th May) at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Bruno Spengler claims final DTM pole of the year

Picture-perfect weather for the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

20131019-0026The 22 DTM drivers battled it out for the starting grid positions for the race on Sunday for the final time this year. BMW dominated proceedings in qualifying, because the brand from Munich had a clean sweep in the final heat of the hunt for the fastest times, locking out the first four places.

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