Tag Archive: Hockenheim

Apr 28

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore

Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore “It’s high time for the season to be started,” says Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris, thus also expressing the opinion of his 23 colleagues.

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Apr 26

The DTM will get the new 2016 season under way at Hockenheim with a home race for Mercedes-AMG on the weekend of 6th-8th May

“The DTM is a drivers’ championship” – Ulrich Fritz

 

Ulrich Fritz: Prior to the season opener, Head of Mercedes-AMG DTM Ulrich Fritz set out the key changes and biggest challenges in the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Ekström’s dream comes true: Double start at Hockenheim

Apart from DTM, Mattias Ekström has got a second big passion: rallycross

This year, Ekström will run with the hare and hunt with the hounds and so, he will contest the WRX event and the DTM races, at Hockenheim.Since 2014, the two-time DTM Champion (2004 and 2007) has been racing with an own team in the World Rallycross Championship, WRX.

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Apr 14

The new performance-weight regulations

Win an exclusive guided pit walk

Win an exclusive guided pit walk Last year, the performance-weight allocation was a controversial DTM-regulation issue and therefore, those responsible came up with a completely new format for 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

First day of testing at Hockenheim – Farfus the quickest

The day following the roll-out on Monday represented the start into four hot days of testing

Augusto Farfus is the quickest on day oneFrom Tuesday to Friday (05th to 08th April), the only official ITR tests of the season offer the drivers the opportunity to prepare themselves and their vehicles in two testing sessions per day – from 09.00 to 12:00hrs and from 14:00 to 18:00hrs (all CEST, one hour later than BST) for the things to come.

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Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Feb 16

DTM: Test days at Hockenheim – spectators are more than welcome

In April, the long DTM winter break will finally be over.

The official ITR test days will be held at the Hockenheinring At the same venue where the 2016 season will get underway, the prologue of the battle for the title will also take place. The official ITR test days will be held at the Hockenheinring from April 4-8, the only days of testing that will be available for manufacturers, teams and drivers this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

DTM remains on ARD – new contract has been signed

A contract to this end, covering the 2016 and 2017 race seasons, was signed by ARD and ITR

DTM logo Delightful news for the fans of the world’s most popular touring car series: in the future, live and exclusive broadcast of the races remains on the first German TV channel, ARD. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Rallycross again part of the DTM season kick-off

They don’t avoid any risk, look for the close battle with their adversaries and drift through the corners at high speeds

Dany FlageoleLast year, the FIA World Rallycross Championship drivers spiced the DTM season kick-off up for the first time and in 2016 they will be back at Hockenheim.

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Nov 30

DTM calendar for the 2016 season confirmed

As usual, the season will be kicked off at Hockenheim

DTM calendar for the 2016 season confirmed With immediate effect, the fans of the most popular international touring-car series can concretise their planning for the coming year as the DTM race calendar for 2016 has been announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Macau GP grid features a big proportion of FIA F3 EC drivers

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship will be represented by 23 drivers on the Macau GP grid

Macau-GP One of them is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion, Felix Rosenqvist (SJM Theodore Racing by Prema Powerteam), who already won the 2014 edition of the prestigious event. The most important Formula 3 race in the world will be contested on 22nd November in the former Portuguese colony Macau, located a one-hour ferry trip from Hong Kong. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Gustav Malja to replace injured Robert Visoiu

Swede returns to GP2 with Rapax

Gustav Malja to replace injured Robert VisoiuThe GP2 Series is ready for the final stint of 2015 with teams and drivers lining-up next weekend at Bahrain for round 10. The event will enable teams and drivers to recover the cancelled round at Hockenheim.

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Sep 04

Formula 4: Attractive support races with Mick Schumacher

His father Michael is a legend and consequently, the public interest is extremely high.

Therefore, it will come as no surprise that Mick Schumacher used an alias, in the first years of his still short career. Only since the beginning of the 2015 season, his real name can be found on the entry lists. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Total surveillance – a visit to the race control

The room is small and monitors are flickering everywhere.

At the front, numerous TVs form a big video wall and the tables are packed with monitors standing side by side. Between them, 15 people are watching the action as if hypnotised. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

The spectacle will be continued – DTM makes its Lausitzring stop

Will Audi be able to keep up the dominance they displayed in the season kick-off at Hockenheim?

DTM logo Will round three feature the third race winner in the still young season? And who will prevail in the fourth clash of forces? The answers to all these questions will be given from 29th to 31st May at the Lausitzring.

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May 07

Mattias Ekström will win the title – say his rivals

Mattias Ekström will win the 2015 DTM Drivers’ championship.

2015-05-01-0054This was the prediction of about a third of the drivers on the 2015 DTM grid. In an anonymous poll, conducted prior to the season kick-off weekend, the 36-year old Swede proved to be the winner. In the 143 DTM races he contested up to the end of the 2014 season,  Ekström secured 19 race wins, 63 podiums and 19 poles.

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May 03

Solberg wins in Hockenheim as World RX proves a big hit with DTM fans

Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Reinis Nitiss took the runners-up spot and Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished third. 
2015-04-30-0002Norway’s Petter Solberg took a lights-to-flag victory at the first ever World RX of Hockenheim, round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which was attended by over 75,000 people this weekend.

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May 02

Solberg leads World RX at Hockenheim after four heats

Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Reinis Nitiss is second and Britain’s Liam Doran third in his SDRX Citroen DS3

World RX Norway’s Petter Solberg leads round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the end of four action-packed heats on the new purpose-built RX track at Hockenheim, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Lucas Auer: “I am delighted that the action finally starts”

As one of three rookie drivers in this year’s DTM, Lucas Auer is in the focus of the attention

Immediately before heading off to Hockenheim, Lucas Auer spoke about his expectations for the DTM season opener during a small interview session for selected Austrian media. “I can hardly await finally sitting in the car,” the Tyrolean admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

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