Tag Archive: Christian Vietoris

Aug 10

Tales from the paddock: On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Tales from the paddock On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza Formula 1 and the DTM are still on their summer break. Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella and Christian Vietoris tell us what they got up to on their group holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Wickens wins race in Zandvoort on Saturday

Wittmann ‘half-time champion’

DTM - Robert Wickens In a dominant way, Robert Wickens has won the ninth race of the DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre

The special DTM parade arrived at its destination at the Badhuisplein, the sea front

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre As early as on the day prior to the DTM weekend at Zandvoort, the safety-cars went out for their first mission – with an unfamiliar destination.

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Jun 26

Blomqvist and Di Resta on the front row of the grid

Mattias Ekström posted the fastest lap time in DTM qualifying on Sunday morning

Tom BlomqvistWith his Audi RS 5 DTM, the Swede ended up with a time of 47.804 seconds, but another driver will be on pole position. Due to his collision in the race on Saturday, during which he deprived Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens of their respective positions, Ekström will be dropped three places on the grid.

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Jun 25

Vietoris and Ekström share positions on the front row on Saturday

Vietoris claimed the third pole position of his DTM career and his second in Nuremberg

Vietoris and Ekström share positions on the front row on SaturdayIn the 20 minutes’ DTM qualifying session on Saturday, Christian Vietoris and Mattias Ekström claimed the positions on the front row of the grid for the first race at the Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Robert Wickens kicks off the Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring with a podium

Eighth podium finish in the DTM for Robert Wickens

DTM, Lausitzring. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Robert Wickens, SILBERPFEIL Energy Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Both Pink Panthers in the points: Lucas Auer and Christian Vietoris secure points in home race of Mercedes-AMG DTM Team Mücke.

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May 31

24h-race podium for Vietoris and Götz

In the end, Christian Vietoris and his team-mates were defeated by just a few seconds, in the battle for the 24h-Race win

24h-race podium for Vietoris and GötzIn a turbulent, partly chaotic Nürburgring 24h Race, the DTM driver who contested the race in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 together with Marco Seefried, Renger van de Zande and Christian Hohenadel had to settle for coming second in the closest finish in the history of the event.

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Apr 04

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Christian Vietoris

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Christian Vietoris hates dirty hotel rooms. During his holiday on the Maledives, however, he hadn’t to cope with this or any other kind of problems.  Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Drives have been allocated – Ocon is the only DTM novice

The 24 drives in the DTM have been allocated

After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-Benz also has announced its drivers for the upcoming season and, just like the opposition, is counting on continuity. Lucas Auer, Paul Di Resta, Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Robert WickensGary Paffett and Christian Vietoris will be racing for the Stuttgart-based brand in the DTM, like last year.

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Jan 21

Christian Vietoris to compete in the Cologne 24h Kart Race

Altogether, some 120 drivers will travel to Cologne to meet the challenge represented by the 375-metre circuit

For highly sophisticated sports cars, the Le Mans 24-Hour Race means what the Cologne 24-Hour Race means for all the fans of indoor motor-racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Apr 13

DTM drivers prepare for the Nürburgring 24h Race

DTM ambience in the qualifying race for the Nürburgring 24h Race

With Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-Benz), Martin Tomczyk (BMW), Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz) and reigning Champion Marco Wittmann (BMW), quite a number of drivers usually racing in the most popular international touring-car series also will be involved in this weekend’s endurance-race action at the ‘Green Hell’.

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May 18

Perfect strategy helps Christian Vietoris to score sensational win

Rain, tyre gambles and risky overtaking manoeuvres – Bruno Spengler 12th

DTM 2- Oschersleben, Start The second DTM round of the year in the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben had plenty of action. After a strategic and driving masterpiece, Christian Vietoris emerged as the surprising winner with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé.

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Feb 20

No Mercedes DTM seat for Kubica

Robert Kubica has been left out of Mercedes’ lineup for the German touring car series DTM in 2013.

DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica (18)DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica (10)Last month, the Pole tested one of the German marque’s cars, with Toto Wolff saying it was a “proper test in a proper race car”. “Let’s see how it goes,” said Mercedes’ new motor racing director. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal to drive for Racing Engineering in the 2013 GP2 Series

Racing Engineering is pleased to announce that their drivers for the 2013 GP2 Series will be Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal.

Fabio LeimerJulian LealThe 23 year-old Swiss Fabio Leimer has come up through Formula BMW, Formula Renault and International Formula Master racing and he already has plenty of GP2 experience having made his debut in the 2009–10 GP2 Asia Series.

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Apr 02

Mercedes-Benz Junior Team: Bringing on new talent in the DTM

New Mercedes-Benz DTM Junior Team for 2012 consisting of Roberto Merhi, Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens

Robert WickensMercedes-Benz logoSuccessful Mercedes-Benz Junior Team of the 1990s featuring Michael Schumacher, Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger to serve as model. Mercedes-Benz youth development as stepping stone to Formula One and DTM: Eight out of 24 F1 drivers in 2012 and five out of nine Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers in 2011 previously competed in Formula 3 in a Mercedes-powered car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Christian Vietoris: DTM instead of F1 test

Vietoris is more than happy to miss out on the F1 trial to be involved in the DTM testing with Mercedes

GP2 - Monza - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisDTM logoChristian Vietoris was actually due to link up with the Lotus Renault GP team for this week’s Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, but he has now pulled out. Instead, he will be spending Tuesday to Thursday taking the new DTM AMG Mercedes C Coupé out for the first time at the Monte Blanco circuit in Spain.

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Oct 26

New names line up for Abu Dhabi test

The rookie lineup for next month’s young driver test in Abu Dhabi is taking shape.

Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2GP2 Asia Series - Abu Dhabi race 2Some brand new names are in the mix, according to Italy’s Autosprint magazine. One is the 22-year-old Monegasque driver Stefano Coletti, who has reportedly secured one of the seats that according to speculation has been sold by Toro Rosso.

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Sep 24

Racing Engineering to test three drivers at Jerez next week.

Two days of test in Jerez

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisRacing EngineeringAlthough the 2011 Series finished two weeks ago at Monza, the GP2 teams are not resting and they will all be meeting again at the Spanish track of Jerez on the 28th and 29th of this month for an official test session to give the teams an opportunity to test new and up-and-coming drivers.

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