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Oct 19

Judgement Day: The somewhat different season résumé

18 races – 12 winners

dtmRast secures title thanks to his qualifying points. The closest finish in a title battle in the history of the sport. With the title ceremony for the new DTM champion, René Rast, on Sunday afternoon, the 2017 season reached its climax.

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Oct 15

Rookie René Rast storms to DTM title

Second place is enough for Rast to achieve biggest success of his career

Rookie René Rast storms to DTM titleA rookie driver rocks the DTM and wins the title: René Rast is the man of the moment and the new DTM champion. In the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Audi driver crossed the finish line in second place and secured himself the 15 kilograms heavy champion’s trophy in his first full season of racing in the DTM.

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Oct 14

Jamie Green wins on Saturday – battle for the title to be decided in the final race

Audi drivers will decide the battle for the title among themselves on Sunday

Green wins on Saturday – battle for the title to be decided in the final raceBright sunshine, packed grandstands, thrilling duels and happy winners: the DTM race at the Hockenheimring on Saturday provided pure racing. After 36 laps, Audi driver Jamie Green was able to celebrate as he was standing on the top step of the podium for the third time this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Glock storms to pole at Hockenheimring

For the third time this year, BMW driver Timo Glock is on pole position

Glock storms to poleThe starting grid for the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Saturday promises a thrilling 17th race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?

Mattias Ekström in the best position for the final two races

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?Thriller time at Hockenheim. In the DTM season finale, held from 13th to 15th October 2017 at the German GP circuit, thrilling action will be guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

“I promise, there is more to come” – Lucas Auer

Disastrous home event, mulled home meeting, maximum penalty at the Spielberg

“I promise, there is more to come” These were just some of the headlines in the media Lucas Auer had to cope with after the unpleasant weekend at the Red Bull Ring. The local hero travelled to Spielberg with the goal to really go for it but instead, the Austrian had to cope with a massive setback regarding his title ambitions.

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Sep 28

‘Die Fantastischen Vier’ at the DTM in Hockenheim

What’s up? One ticket for two shows!

Was geht? Die Fantastischen Vier in Hockenheim!The German rap quartet has been touring across the republic for 28 years, now. The Hip-Hop band has kept its street credibility throughout all these years and their fans truly appreciate this fact. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

René Rast wins turbulent race on Sunday

Jamie Green the tragic hero in a dramatic final stage

René Rast wins turbulent race on SundayAudi scores another clean sweep of the top three. 35,500 spectators visit the DTM weekend at Spielberg. René Rast has won the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on Sunday. In a dramatic final stage, the German crossed the finish line after 39 laps ahead of his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Green doubles up (+video)

Jamie Green is the benchmark in the eighth DTM race weekend at Spielberg

Green doubles upAfter his pole position for the race on Saturday, the Audi driver also secured the best starting grid position for the second race of the weekend on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at Spielberg

A clean sweep of the top three for Audi in the race on Saturday

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at SpielbergEkström extends points lead. Number of title candidates remains large. Audi driver Mattias Ekström made a step towards winning the title in the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday: in the 15th race of the season, the Swede scored his first win of this year and extended his lead in the drivers’ standings to 28 points.

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Sep 22

Change in the management of ITR GmbH

A change in the organisation of the DTM touring car race series

DTM logoAchim Kostron is the new managing director of ITR GmbH. The 42-year-old is taking over from Florian Zitzlsperger (42), who had supported the ITR in the restructuring and has led the organisation since June, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Battle for the DTM title comes to a climax in front of picturesque backdrop

Ekström’s declaration of love to Spielberg

DTM Spielberg 2016Timo Glock wants to repeat the win he secured last year. Mercedes-AMG travels to the Red Bull Ring with boosted confidence. The mountains are beckoning. This weekend, DTM makes its annual stop at the Red Bull Ring located at Spielberg, Austria, before the season will end with the final two races in mid-October at Hockenheim.

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Sep 18

“Disagreements among the drivers are just normal”

From the involved parties’ point of view, it’s often difficult to decide who was the victim and who the wrongdoer

„Disagreements among the drivers are just normal” The incident when Timo Glock crashed in the Sunday race into the rear of Nico Müller’s Audi caused controversial discussions. At the end of the day, the BMW driver received a booking for having caused the collision. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

The way for abolition of the performance weights has been cleared

Manufacturers’ decision for the benefit of the series – Berger: “A strong signal for DTM”

he way for abolition of the performance weights has been clearedWith a forward-looking agreement, the three manufacturers involved in the touring-car series DTM have cleared the way to abolish the highly controversial performance weights. Together with DTM promoter and rights holder ITR, Audi, BMW and Mercedes amicably agreed upon completely abolishing the performance-dependent handicap weights with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 10

Robert Wickens wins Nürburgring DTM race

A 1-2 for Mercedes-AMG

Robert Wickens scored his first win of the season at the NürburgringChampionship remains open, Ekström extends points’ lead. Auer spins and loses valuable points. 78,000 spectators for the race weekend in the Eifel.

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Sep 09

Auer wins turbulent rain race at Nürburgring

Third win of the season propels Auer to second in drivers’ standings

Auer wins turbulent rain race at NürburgringA quadruple success for Mercedes-AMG in Saturday race. Championship leader Ekström makes wrong decision and doesn’t score points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Temple of motor racing stages the start into the final spurt of the DTM season

Audi travel to the Eifel as championship leaders

DTM Start NürburgringNürburgring a good place for BMW. Auer the ‘Lord of the Ring’ when it comes to qualifying. DTM enters the home straight by starting at high speed into the final third of the 2017 season. This weekend, the Nürburgring will stage the 13th and 14th rounds of the year and despite the typical wet and cold Eifel weather that has been forecasted, the action certainly will be hot. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

DTM drivers congratulate ‘The Ring’ on its 90 anniversary

The Nürburgring has turned 90

DTM drivers congratulate ‘The Ring’ on its 90 anniversaryAnd it nonetheless does not belong to the scrap heap. Prior to the 13th and 14th rounds of the 2017 DTM season that will be held at the legendary Eifel circuit, DTM.com talked to one driver per manufacturer: What are your memories of the races at the Nürburgring? Is there a special story you like to recall? What are your wishes for the circuit for the coming 90 years? Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit

Mike Rockenfeller was the winner of the Sunday race at Zandvoort

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit” At the end of the 37-lap race, the Audi driver took the chequered flag in second position. After the race, however, ‘Rocky’ inherited the win.

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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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