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Aug 20

Rockenfeller winner at Zandvoort – Ekström claims back points’ lead

Wittmann loses victory

#99 Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS5 DTMMike Rockenfeller is the winner of the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands on Sunday. The Audi driver, who took the chequered flag in second place after 37 laps, was retroactively declared as the winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

BMW once again strong in qualifying

For BMW, the starting grid positions could hardly have been better

BMW once again strong in qualifyingThe drivers from the brand from Munich already having locked out the first two rows on the grid on Saturday, there will again be three BMW M4 DTMs up front for the second race of the weekend.

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Aug 18

The DTM tops and flops at season half-time

DTM enters the crucial phase of its season

The DTM tops and flops at season half-time  10 of 18 races have been contested and DTM.com compiled the three season tops and flops – from the editorial staff’s point of view. A compilation that makes no claim of being complete. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Rollercoaster ride on Zandvoort’s new track surface

BMW’s Bruno Spengler to contest his 150th DTM race

Mattias Ekström, René RastThe DTM summer break is over and the pinnacle of touring-car racing is back. Conveniently, the second half of the season will be kicked off at a circuit with a special ambience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

A small town on the road

The paddock is the core of every DTM race meeting

A small town on the road During the race weekends, thousands of fans are provided motor racing at close range, there. But who is responsible for putting together all the parts of this incredible jigsaw?

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Aug 15

Next magic moment for Engel

Maro Engel just doesn’t get out of seventh heaven

Next magic moment for Engel Following his maiden DTM win at Moscow, in his 52nd DTM race, the 31-year old experienced the magic hour of his private life: last Saturday, at home in Monaco, he and his girlfriend Steffi Kozlowski married, with only their close family circle present. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Jack of all trades Auer wins

Following his F1 tests for Team Force India, ‘Luggi’ now raced for BWT Mücke Motorsport

2017-08-05_1614Last weekend, Lucas Auer, DTM driver and jack of all trades, made a very successful guest appearance in the ADAC GT Masters race weekend at the Nürburgring.

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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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Aug 03

“Experiencing Formula One has been great” – Auer

Auer travelled to Hungary as early as last Friday to attend the Hungarian GP weekend

Auer: „Experiencing Formula One has been great“On his second day of testing for the Sahara Force India Formula One Team, DTM-driver Lukas Auer once again delivered in fine style.

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Aug 01

Mortara makes it to the Spa 24h-Race podium

Successful race weekend for DTM driver Edoardo Mortara

Mortara makes it to the Spa 24h-Race podium In the 60th edition of the Spa 24h race, the Mercedes-AMG driver and his team-mates Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows finished third for their squad, Team Akka ASP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Max Verstappen to attend the DTM weekend at Zandvoort

From 18th to 20th August, DTM will make its stop at the Dutch North-Sea coast.

2017-06-08_0081Enthralling touring-car racing in his home country – an event the Dutch Formula One ace Max Verstappen definitely doesn’t want to miss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Official statement of the ITR to the withdraw of Mercedes

The ITR as the organiser and promoter of the DTM regrets this step by Mercedes

Official statement of the ITR to the withdraw of MercedesWe have to respect the decision in a sporting and fair way. The DTM is one of the world’s most significant touring car series. Mercedes has announced its withdrawal at the end of the 2018 season well in advance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in Moscow

Mattias Ekström claims back points’ lead with second-place finish

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in MoscowEntertaining duels and all three brands on the podium. 25,000 spectators attend the DTM weekend in Moscow. The first win in his 52nd race: the Sunday race at Moscow Raceway saw DTM returnee Maro Engel winning for the first time in his career in the most popular international touring car series.

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Jul 23

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in Moscow

The Brit will be followed by Bruno Spengler (BMW)

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in MoscowThe engineers from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG probably didn’t get a lot of sleep in the night from Saturday to Sunday during the DTM weekend at Moscow Raceway.

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Jul 21

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One

Now it has been officially confirmed

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One On 01st and 02nd August at the Hungaroring, Austrian Lucas Auer, currently second in the DTM championship standings, will execute his first Formula One tests – for the Force India F1 Team.

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Jul 19

Ekström the hunted at the Moscow Raceway

Record winner Mike Rockenfeller wants to race despite foot fracture

Lucas Auer, Mattias Ekström, Moscow Raceway 2016Second race meeting abroad also represents the DTM season half-time.  Invitation to F1 test – Lucas Auer travels to Moscow with boosted confidence. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Maximum success for Maxime

DTM’s debut appearance at the circuit was held in 2013

The Moscow Raceway is the youngest race venue on the DTM calendar and in addition, the DTM fraternity has to make the longest journey of the year – 2000 kilometres – to get to the circuit located at Wolokolamsk, some 70 kilometres to the north-west of Russia’s capital Moscow.

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Jul 02

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the Norisring

Maxime Martin scores first season win at the Norisring

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the NorisringHeavy accident causes interruption of the race. Mattias Ekström defends points’ lead. The second DTM race at the Norisring couldn’t be topped in terms of suspense: Maxime Martin drove his BMW M4 DTM to his first win of the season from Lucas Auer with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centre

The races at the Norisring are the DTM season highlights

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centreNuremberg’s street circuits takes man and material to their very limits. In his home race meeting Wittmann finally wants to make it to the podium. DTM is back at the Dutzendteich. No other city tour is as spectacular as the one in the ‘Franconian Monaco’.

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