Tag Archive: Edoardo Mortara

Oct 20

Edoardo Mortara and Maro Engel: Venturi’s new pairing

Venturi announces its season 4 drivers

Edoardo Mortara and Maro Engel Venturi's new pairingThe Monegasque team Venturi, who is competing in the Formula E World Championship, has chosen its two drivers for the next season. Edoardo Mortara joins Maro Engelat the team led by Gildo Pallanca Pastor.

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Oct 02

New faces to make Formula E debut in Valencia

The NIO Formula E Team will be launching their season four driver line-up and livery live from Valencia

Alexander Sims, Edoardo Mortara, James Rossiter, Tom Blomqvist and Michael Benyahia will all get their first chance to test the fully-electric Formula E cars at the season four official pre-season test session in Valencia on October 2-5.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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

This weekend, nearly 50 percent of the DTM field will be battling it out for the win in the Spa-Francorchamps 24h Race

Defending Spa champion Martin: “Let the race begin”

With Maxime Martin, Tom Blomqvist, Bruno Spengler (all BMW), Nico Müller, Jamie Green, René Rast (all Audi) and Edoardo Mortara (Mercedes-AMG), seven DTM drivers will contest the tradition-rich endurance race.

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Tales from the paddock – Edoardo Mortara: “I love the varied nature of this challenge”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoWhile the Formula One season is well and truly underway with races in Australia, China and next weekend in Bahrain, the DTM is also preparing for serious business. Newcomer Edoardo Mortara is up for the challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

Tales from the paddock, first time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Tales from the paddock – First time for Edoardo Mortara at the Mercedes-AMG DTM fitness camp: “Obviously, there is also a competitive element”
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Jan 26

Mercedes-AMG line-up for 2017 season confirmed

The Mercedes-AMG DTM driver line-up for the 2017 DTM has now been confirmed

Lucas AuerIt includes one new arrival, four familiar faces and one returnee. The newcomer to the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family is Edoardo Mortara.

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Nov 22

Da Costa and Rosenqvist shine in Macau – bad luck for Mortara and Müller

The weekends of the five DTM drivers that travelled to China to contest the 2016 Macau GP differed to the max

António Félix da Costa While both Edoardo Mortara and Nico Müller who competed in the GT race had close encounters with the crash barriers of the tight street circuit and had to leave Macau fortunately unharmed but empty-handed, António Félix da Costa, Felix Rosenqvist and Daniel Juncadella delivered in the Formula 3 race. Félix da Costa won the prestigious race at the Giua circuit, with Felix Rosenqvist coming second – and Juncadella finished eighth.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Audi’s route to the title – part one

In 2016, the eight drivers tied in with the performances of the previous season and this time, they were rewarded for their efforts

Nico Müller and Edoardo Mortara In the 2015 season, they completed more laps in the lead than anybody else, secured the biggest number of poles and won 10 of the 18 races but nonetheless, the Ingolstadt base brand failed to win any titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 27

Audi keeps on banking on DTM in the future

Audi re-orientated their motor-racing strategy – but the DTM involvement remained untouched

2016 Audi won in both the manufacturers’ and the team titles.This Wednesday (26th October, in front of some 300 motor-sport department employees, Chairman Rupert Stadler announced and presented the reorientation of the premium brand. While the Ingolstadters say farewell to the FIA WEC to join the Formula E with a works effort, DTM will remain an attractive field of activity for the brand with the four rings. It would be important to focus on the things that would keep Audi competitive in the coming years, Stadler stressed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Four scenarios – how Wittmann, Mortara or Green can win the title

In the DTM season finale at Hockenheim, several constellations in the final two races can make for different results in the battle for the title

Four scenarios – how Wittmann, Mortara or Green can win the titleA lot of factors make you believe that it will be a battle between BMW’s Marco Wittmann and Audi’s Edoardo Mortara. There still is a maximum of 50 points to be won and with a gap of 14 points to the championship leader, Mortara still can steal Wittmann’s lead without the support of other drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Mortara wins Saturday race – battle for the title remains open

After 26 laps of the Hungaroring, Mortara crossed the finish line as the race winner

DTM race Budapest 2016, Start The battle for the title in the 2016 DTM season remains exciting: with a dominant victory in the 15th race of the season, Edoardo Mortara kept all his chances alive behind the wheel of his Audi RS 5 DTM and considerably reduced the gap to points’ leader Marco Wittmann.

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Sep 20

DTM title chase intensifies

Budapest to stage the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season

DTM title chase intensifies Now or never – that’s a motto three drivers will be racing under at the Hungaroring. Jamie Green, Robert Wickens and Edoardo Mortara have no choice at the Hungarian capital.

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Sep 14

Silly season: Mortara to switch to Mercedes-Benz?

He was delighted. With his win in the Sunday race at the Nürburgring, Edoardo Mortara kept his championship chances alive.

Media reports that Edoardo Mortara is about to switch to Mercedes, for the 2017 season.He passed his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green in the championship standings and consequently, he now is the main rival of championship leader Marco Wittmann. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Edoardo Mortara scores his third win of the season at the Nürburgring

A good start and a perfect strategy were the keys to success for Edoardo Mortara’s third race win of the current season

DTM - Nürburgring The Audi driver won the 14th DTM race of the season at the Nürburgring in a dominant way and thus moved up to second in the drivers’ standings. Lucas Auer, who had started from pole position with his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, finished second from BMW driver Marco Wittmann. With his third place, the latter defended his lead in the drivers’ standings. The race weekend at the Nürburgring attracted 72,500 spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Jun 25

Victory and points’ lead for Mortara

Edoardo Mortara is the winner of the seventh race of the DTM season

DTM - Nosisring - Victory and points’ lead for Mortara After 49 laps of the Norisring in Nuremberg on Saturday, the Audi driver crossed the finish line as the winner and thus put an end to the winning streak of Mercedes-AMG that continued since 2003.

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May 22

Audi dominates practice on Sunday

Four times four rings. Audi dominated prodceedings in third free practice at the Red Bull Ring

Once again, Edooardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer.Once again, Edoardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer. Neither his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green (1:22.759 minutes) nor the Phoenix duo of Timo Scheider (1:22.805 minutes) and Mike Rockenfeller (1:22.857 minutes) were able to beat the Italian’s time.

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May 21

Really fast lap times, Blomqvist on top

At 17.00 hrs sharp on Friday afternoon, the DTM started into its second weekend of the 2016 season

Tom Blomqvist was the only one in the field to post a lap time of under 1 minute 24 seconds and ended up fastest with 1:23.941 minutes, a really fast lap time.Four minutes  after the green flags were waved at the Red Bull Ring, all 24 drivers already had left their pit boxes. However, at Spielberg as well, the first outing only served as an installation run for most of them. Read the rest of this entry »

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