Just a few weeks to go to the 2015 DTM season kick-off at the Hockenheimring
A first foretaste of the things to come will be provided from Wednesday to Friday (25th to 27th March) during the official ITR tests at Estoril, Portugal.
Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring
At the 3.629 kilometres long sprint circuit in the Eifel, the BMW driver topped the time sheets with 1:22.780 minutes. Behind the current DTM points’ leader, Audi drivers Edoardo Mortara, Mike Rockenfeller, Jamie Green, Timo Scheider and Miguel Molina follow in second to sixth place. The fastest Mercedes-Benz driver was Spaniard Daniel Juncadella in seventh place.
Schumacher and Green claim victory in Munich
The DTM provided an extraordinary motoring show in Munich’s Olympiastadion on Saturday. In an action-packed relay competition of the three manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Ralf Schumacher and Norisring winner Jamie Green with the DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé beat two times’ DTM champion Timo Scheider and Adrien Tambay with the Audi A5 DTM in a very close final.
This year, the Euro Series once again will feature a competitive international grid
The first tests at the circuits of Valencia and Barcelona are completed and the preparations for the forthcoming season are running flat out: on the final weekend in April (27th to 29th April, 2012), the Formula 3 Euro Series is going to kick off its 10th season at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.
The overall winner will then be announced in December at the Autosport Awards
MotorSport Vision is pleased to announce that it will once again play an important role in enabling the worthy winner of the 23rd McLaren Autosport BRDC Award to be selected by supplying six Williams JPH1B F2 cars for the driver assessment programme at Silverstone circuit in November.
End game atmosphere in Munich’s Olympiastadion
In head-to-head duels at the 1.192 kilometres long track, the 18 DTM drivers showed the spectators thrilling motorsport action. Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler made it all the way from the round of the last 16 to the finale and won the decisive battle against Audi driver Edoardo Mortara, who had been unbeaten until then.
The 27-year old defended his first position from start to finish and thus claims back the lead in the battle for the title.
Now that was nothing for people with weak nerves. In the fifth season round of the DTM at the Norisring, heavy rain determined the drivers’ tactics. Canadian Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler did it perfectly.
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) will also be starting from pole position for the second DTM race of the season.
In qualifying for the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, the Franco-Canadian secured himself the best position on the starting grid. The 27-year old had already been fastest in qualifying for the season opener at Hockenheim. His fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Jamie Green will be lining up next to him on the front row of the grid.
2010 Formula 3 Euro Series once again a major media success
On 10th December, the Motor-Sport World Council of the International Automobile Association, FIA, has agreed upon announcing the ’FIA International Formula 3 Trophy’, thus increasing the value of the Formula 3 sport. This additional ranking embraces six already existing FIA approved Formula 3 events.
Bruno Spengler will be facing a difficult task
Scot Paul Di Resta has secured himself the best position for the battle for the 2010 DTM title. The Mercedes-Benz driver did the best job in the action-packed qualifying of the DTM season finale at the narrow 2.465 kilometres long street circuit in Shanghai and will be starting from pole position on Sunday at 8.23 h (CET).
Canadian Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) has won the third DTM season round at EuroSpeedway Lausitz
After 52 laps at the 3.478 kilometres long track, he crossed the finish line as the winner, followed by his fellow Mercedes-Benz drivers Paul Di Rest and Jamie Green. With his sixth victory in the most popular international touring car series, Spengler was able to extend his points’ lead in the drivers’ standings. After three rounds, he has 26 points.
Bruno Spengler second on the podium
For the 15th time, Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz) crossed the finish line as the winner of a DTM race. In the season opener of the most popular international touring car series at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Briton won after 39 laps from his fellow Mercedes-Benz drivers Bruno Spengler, Jamie Green and Paul Di Resta.
Canadian Bruno Spengler qualified third
Paffett will start the first race of the new DTM season from pole position after leading the way in qualifying at Hockenheim. Paffett’s run to pole means Mercedes will start from the front of the grid for the 50th time since the DTM was relaunched in its current guise back in 2000.
After the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg race
“I am very happy to have achieved my fourth win of the season and I thank my team – again they gave me a perfect car. Unfortunately, I missed the championship win by five points, but I want to congratulate Timo Scheider, he was more consistent and deserved to win.” – Paffett