Tag Archive: Dieter Gass

Aug 07

Audi is the hit

‘Vorsprung durch Technik’  – in the case of Audi this also applies to the 2017 DTM season so far

Audi is the hitWith 10 of the 18 races of the season contested, the Ingolstadt based brand holds the lead in the three most important rankings of the famous touring-car series.

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Apr 27

“We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year” – Dieter Gass

The Audi RS 5 DTM was no doubt the fastest car

Dieter Gass: „We’re determined to clinch all three titles this year“Dieter Gass, Head of DTM at Audi Sport, about the aims for the 2016 DTM season which kicks off on May 7 and 8 and the changes made last winter. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 29

Quotes by the Mercedes drivers prior to the DTM race on the Lausitzring

Audi travels to the Lausitzring with tailwind

DTM - Lausitzring As the leader of all three classifications (drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’), Audi heads to the second DTM weekend of the year – with a premiere: On Saturday, May 30, at the Lausitzring, a DTM race will be held on Saturday night for the first time – aired on prime time immediately before the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which is only about 130 kilometers away.

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Oct 19

A clean sweep of the podium for Audi in the DTM finale

With an overwhelming victory for Audi, the 2014 DTM season came to an end.

DTM - Hockenheim The brand from Ingolstadt had a clean sweep of the first three places in the season finale at Hockenheim and secured the manufacturers’ title in the most popular international touring car series.

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Oct 19

Mattias Ekström wins DTM finale at Hockenheim

Mattias Ekström scored his second victory in a row in the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring.

DTM - Mattias Ekström In bright sunshine, the Audi works driver came to the fore against his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Jamie Green in a thrilling dash towards the chequered flag. With Paul Di Resta and Marco Wittmann, the best-placed Mercedes-Benz and BMW driver followed in fourth and fifth place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Ekström scores first victory of the season for Audi at Zandvoort

At Zandvoort in The Netherlands, Mattias Ekström scored the first victory for Audi in the 2014 season.

DTM - Mattias Ekström With his Audi RS 5 DTM, he ended up ahead of already-crowned DTM champion Marco Wittmann. At the finish, the Swede had an advantage of 7.4 seconds. With Martin Tomczyk, another BMW driver claimed the final podium slot.

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Sep 14

Wehrlein wins – Wittmann is champion

The ‘young guns’ are firmly in control of the DTM

DTM - Lausitzring While 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein (Mercedes-Benz) celebrated his maiden race win at the Lausitzring, BMW driver Marco Wittmann crowned himself with an early title win in the most popular international touring car series.

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Aug 17

Marco Wittmann scores fourth season win at the Nürburgring (updated)

At the Nürburgring, Marco Wittmann scored his fourth victory of the season.

DTM - Marco Wittmann In a dominant way, the 24-year-old drove his BMW M4 DTM at the Eifel circuit and eventually took the checkered flag with a margin of 1.2 seconds from local hero Mike Rockenfeller (Audi).

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Aug 03

Marco Wittmann celebrates his third season win (updated)

Marco Wittmann extends points’ lead with third season win

DTM - Marco Wittmann action Marco Wittmann is the winner of the sixth round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.With his BMW M4 DTM, the points’ leader took the chequered flag after 47 laps with a margin of 3.298 seconds from fellow BMW driver Augusto Farfus.

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Jun 29

Robert Wickens scores a lights-to-flag victory at Norisring

A dominant lights-to-flag victory for Robert Wickens

DTM - Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens crowned a perfect weekend of racing at Norisring with his first victory of the season. In slippery conditions at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit, the Canadian converted his pole position in an undisputed lights-to-flag victory.

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Jun 01

Marco Wittmann the benchmark during DTM comeback in Hungary

 In a commanding way, Marco Wittmann decided the third DTM season round at the Hungaroring in his favour.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Driving his BMW M4 DTM, Wittmann, who had started from pole position, crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps with a margin of 6.615 seconds.

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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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Jun 02

BMW scores a 1-2-3 at Spielberg

Spengler, Wittmann and Glock on top: a 1-2-3 for BMW

Bruno Spengler - photo BMW AG The third DTM season round was entirely marked by BMW: with race winner Bruno Spengler, second-placed Marco Wittmann and Timo Glock in third position, the brand from Munich locked out the podium at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Lotus signs Renault’s Nielsen before Caterham rebirth

Steve Nielsen, who left Renault in June, has re-emerged at Team Lotus.

Steve Nielsen  portrait2011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - 02Team boss Tony Fernandes revealed that he offered Nielsen, Renault’s long-serving sporting director, the same role at Team Lotus a year ago.

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Nov 08

Steve Nielsen joins Team Lotus as sporting director

Replacing Dieter Gass

Steve Nielsen  portrait2011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - 02Team Lotus has today confirmed that Steve Nielsen will be joining the Anglo / Malaysian team as Sporting Director from December 12th 2011, replacing Dieter Gass who is moving on after playing an integral role in helping Team Lotus establish itself as a viable contender for long-term success in Formula One in its first two years.

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May 16

Mark Smith’s First day as Team Lotus Technical Director‏

Team Lotus has announced that Mark Smith has started work at the Anglo-Malaysian team’s Hingham, UK factory

2011-02-19 - Team Lotus - Barcelona - 022010-02-09 - Force India - Mark SmithReporting to Chief Technical Officer Mike Gascoyne, Mark completes the technical department and joins Lewis Butler (Chief Designer), Marianne Hinson (Head of Aerodynamics), Dieter Gass (Deputy Technical Director) and Elliot Dason-Barber (Head of R&D and Vehicle Dynamics) to continue the development of the T128 and begin work on the 2012 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 13

Formula One teams testing report day 4 (+ results, + photos)

Formula One day 4 test report

Circuito de JerezToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Jerez .

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Feb 12

Formula One teams testing report day 3 (+ results)

Formula One day 3 test report

Circuito de JerezToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Jerez .

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Feb 11

Formula One teams testing report day 2 (+ results, + photos)

Formula One day 2 test report

Circuito de JerezToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Jerez.

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Sep 17

Lotus to take relationship with Toyota to new level

Lotus to team with Toyota in 2011

Toyota - Lotus - Dany Bahar - Akio ToyodaLotus commemorated their successful relationship with Toyota today (17th September) at a celebration at the British Embassy in Tokyo where Lotus CEO Dany Bahar presented Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda with a specially equipped Lotus Elise powered by the last ever Toyota 2ZZ-GE VVTL-i engine.  The occasion marked the end of an era and the start of an even stronger relationship between the two companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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