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Jun 18

Maiden DTM victory for René Rast

René Rast takes two poles, one victory and the points’ lead at the Hungaroring

Maiden DTM victory for René RastBoundless joy for René Rast: in the sixth DTM race of the season at the Hungaroring, the Audi driver secured his maiden victory in the popular touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

A surprise win for Paul Di Resta

Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler (both BMW) were the drivers who celebrated on the winners’ podium

A surprise win for Paul Di RestaNobody had expected that after qualifying: after an undisputed dominance by Audi in the practice session, Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG), Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler (both BMW) were the drivers who celebrated on the winners’ podium after the first race at the Hungaroring.

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Jun 17

Maiden DTM pole for René Rast

At the Hungaroring, René Rast secured his maiden DTM position

Maiden DTM pole for René RastIn qualifying for the Saturday race, the 30-year-old Audi works driver beat the opposition and set the fastest time of 1m34.742s. Rast’s maiden pole position also marks the first pole position for Audi in the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centre

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG in Budapest city centre

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centreThis weekend (16-18 June, 2017), the DTM will have its third round of the season at the Hungaroring near Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

‘Flat plate’ represents outstanding demands: DTM stops at Budapest, this weekend

Fourth DTM appearance in Hungary

Fourth DTM appearance in HungaryThis weekend, DTM is going to hold its first abroad races in the 2017 season. The Hungaroring will stage the fifth and sixth races and for the renowned touring-car series it’s the fourth stop at Budapest after 1988, 2014 and 2016.

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Jun 14

DTM aces on tour: Auer gives Mücke their first podium

Last weekend, four DTM drivers raced in three different series

Lucas Auer, Sebastian Asch and Mücke MotorsportWhile Lucas Auer had a very good weekend and Mattias Ekström displayed his usual competitiveness, there weren’t a lot of positive news on Maro Engel and Loïc Duval. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the clouds

For the motor-racing enthusiasts, the Hungaroring first of all is a Formula One circuit

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the cloudsBut the touring cars also left their marks in Hungary’s capital. 29 years ago, ‘Old DTM’ made its first appearance at Budapest. DTM.com looks back on the race action of this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Lifetime Achievement Award for Aufrecht

Three awards were bestowed for extraordinary motor-sport achievements

Lifetime Achievement Award for Aufrecht On the eve of the Nürburgring 24h Race, in the cinema of the ‘ring°werk’, 350 invited guests attended the second edition of the Nürburgring Awards.

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May 20

Lucas Auer claims second season win at Lausitz

For the second time this year already, the Austrian national anthem was played after a DTM race

Lucas Auer claims second season win at LausitzIn the Saturday race at the Lausitzring, Lucas Auer scored his second victory of the season. In an impressive way, the only 22-year-old Mercedes-AMG driver had secured the best starting grid position in qualifying and put in a dominant performance in the race, finishing ahead of his fellow Mercedes-AMG driver Robert Wickens and Audi’s René Rast in second and third pace respectively.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Auer claims pole position at Lausitzring

The leader is setting the pace

The leader is setting the paceFor the ifth time in his DTM career, Lucas Auer will be on pole position for a DTM race.

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May 19

The expert’s tip: Experience will pay off

Matthias Brzezinski has a part of it since day one

The motor-racing journalist who is 62 years old has been accompanying DTM since the debut season, back in 1984, when it still was called German Production Car Championship and was contested with close-to-production Group A vehicles.

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May 18

Green lights for the Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring

The Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring enters its second round

Motorsport Festival Lausitzring 2017 3Following the successful kick-off in 2016, the spectators and fans once again may look forward to an action-packed programme.

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May 17

Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring

Lucas Auer returns to the venue of his maiden win as championship leader

Motorsport Festival at the LausitzringMotorsport Festival Lausitzring: DTM meets ADAC GT Masters. Pit View, Fan-Village & Co: Attractive highlights for the fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Green withstands the rain and drives to victory

Difficult conditions a challenge for all drivers

# 53 Jamie Green (GBR, Audi Sport Team Rosberg, Audi RS5 DTM)Jamie Green is the winner of the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Sunday. In extremely difficult weather conditions, the Audi driver kept control, changed to rain tyres at the right time and, in spite of a five seconds’ penalty, drove his first season win home after 32 laps. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Pole for Timo Glock – rookie Rast in second place

The battle for the best starting grid positions for the Sunday DTM race at the Hockenheimring has been decided

Timo GlockTimo Glock took his BMW M4 DTM to a lap time of 1m31.406s to secure pole position. Yesterday already, Glock ended up as the best-placed BMW driver in the first race of the season, in which he finished second behind race winner Auer.

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May 06

Lucas Auer claims first pole position of the year

For Lucas Auer, the start of the 2017 DTM season couldn’t have been better

Lucas Auer claims first pole position of the yearIn qualifying for the first season race at the Hockenheimring, the Austrian claimed the best grid position with a time of 1m30.849s – and also the first three championship points of the season, because this year, the qualifying performance is also rewarded with points.

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May 05

Mercedes-AMG duo on top in free practice

With Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett, two Mercedes-AMG drivers set the pace in first practice

Fastest driver on Friday: Gary PaffettAt last, the cars are back on track. On Friday, first free practice at the Hockenheimring provided the fans with a first appetizer of what is in store for the eagerly awaited opener of the 2017 DTM season that gets underway with first qualifying and the points for the first three placed drivers.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

The expert’s tip: Timo Scheider crosses his fingers for his buddy Glock

In 2008 and 2009 the German won the drivers’ championship

The expert’s tip: Timo Scheider crosses his fingers for his buddy GlockTimo Scheider is one of the true DTM icons. From 2000 to 2016, the 38-year old contested a total of 181 races for Opel and Audi.

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May 03

With a new guise into a racy future: DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim

New cars, new regulations, even more closeness to the fans

The 18 DTM drivers and the cars from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMGThis weekend, DTM is going to kick off its 2017 season at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. From 05th to 07th May, the popular touring-car series starts into its new season with a lot of changes and innovations.

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May 01

The DTM regulations for the new season have been finalised

Further modifications to enhance on-track competition

DTM-Test Hockenheim, start demonstrationRadio and DRS limitations require an overview from the driver. Qualifying becomes more significant: the three fastest drivers score points. Just before the season opener at Hockenheim (5-7 May, 2017), the DTM commission has made the final decisions and finalised the sporting regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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