Tag Archive: Paul di Resta

Apr 12

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Paul Di Resta

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

In the second half of the season Di Resta is getting going better and better Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Di Resta and Paffett to test for Williams F1

For Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett, sitting behind the wheel of a Formula one car is anything but virgin soil

That’s one of the reasons why the two DTM aces were offered test-driver jobs at the pinnacle of motor racing. Scotland’s Di Resta will replace German Adrian Sutil at the Williams F1 Team and Paffett already has been working for them as simulator driver since February. Nonetheless, DTM represents the top priority for the two Britons.    Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Williams appoints Paul di Resta as Reserve Driver for 2016

Paul made his Formula One debut in 2009

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Paul di Resta as its official Reserve Driver for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Team allocation: a new formation for Mercedes-Benz

The final remaining question concerning the driver/team constellations for the 2016 DTM season has been answered

After BMW and Audi, now, Mercedes-Benz has also announced the formation of its teams for the upcoming season. In the process, the brand from Stuttgart is following the same approach as its Munich-based rivals and even stepped up another level in terms of rotation.

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Feb 11

Drives have been allocated – Ocon is the only DTM novice

The 24 drives in the DTM have been allocated

After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-Benz also has announced its drivers for the upcoming season and, just like the opposition, is counting on continuity. Lucas Auer, Paul Di Resta, Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Robert WickensGary Paffett and Christian Vietoris will be racing for the Stuttgart-based brand in the DTM, like last year.

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May 29

Quotes by the Mercedes drivers prior to the DTM race on the Lausitzring

Audi travels to the Lausitzring with tailwind

DTM - Lausitzring As the leader of all three classifications (drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’), Audi heads to the second DTM weekend of the year – with a premiere: On Saturday, May 30, at the Lausitzring, a DTM race will be held on Saturday night for the first time – aired on prime time immediately before the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which is only about 130 kilometers away.

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May 03

20th DTM race win: No way to stop Ekström in the rain

When the rain set in, nobody was able to stop old hand Mattias Ekström.

2015-05-02-0089In a highly entertaining race on Sunday during the DTM Festival at Hockenheim, the experienced Swede pulled clear from all his rivals with his Audi RS 5 and claimed his 20th race win in the 145th DTM race of his career.

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May 02

Lights-to-flag win for Jamie Green in an action-packed race

Wehrlein and Di Resta complete the podium

2015-05-03With strong nerves and really fast: Jamie Green (Audi) dominated proceedings in the first race at the Nürburgring and drove a lights-to-flag victory home in an impressive way.

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Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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Oct 19

Mattias Ekström wins DTM finale at Hockenheim

Mattias Ekström scored his second victory in a row in the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring.

DTM - Mattias Ekström In bright sunshine, the Audi works driver came to the fore against his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Jamie Green in a thrilling dash towards the chequered flag. With Paul Di Resta and Marco Wittmann, the best-placed Mercedes-Benz and BMW driver followed in fourth and fifth place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

DTM champion Wittmann not dreaming of F1

Marco Wittmann may be the newly-crowned DTM champion, but he is not dreaming about a future in formula one.

DTM - Marco Wittmann action Although Paul di Resta set a precedent for launching a F1 career off the back of dominance in the premier German touring car series, 24-year-old Wittmann is happy for now in DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Di Resta ‘determined’ to return to F1

Former Force India driver Paul di Resta is not ready to give up on his formula one career.

2013-06-09_0067 The 28-year-old Scot lost his seat with the Silverstone based team at the end of last year and returned to the German touring car series DTM with Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Di Resta yet to secure Mercedes F1 role

“My desire is to be involved in formula one in some way, shape or form”

2013-06-05-0185 Now mere hours before the engines are fired up in Melbourne, Paul di Resta still has not secured a new F1 role for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Di Resta needs 2014 role for F1 return – Coulthard

“We’ll see how it goes, but at the moment there is nothing.”

2013-06-09_0067 Paul di Resta’s hopes of returning to formula one depend on him securing a key role in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Di Resta, Hamilton settle court dispute

“This has been a difficult year and I am just pleased to put it behind me”

2012-04-15 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Paul di Resta -  Anthony Hamilton Former F1 figures Paul di Resta and Anthony Hamilton have settled their legal dispute, following a bitter court battle in London late last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Petrov tests DTM car

“Russia is a highly significant market for the DTM and for Mercedes-Benz.” – Toto Wolff

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov looks to be following Force India refugee Paul di Resta into the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Di Resta admits Mercedes F1 role possible

“First, though, I need to concentrate on DTM”

2013-06-05-0185 Paul di Resta has admitted his aim is to combine his return to DTM this year with a role in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Di Resta back to DTM, linked with F1 reserve role

Di Resta will kick off his DTM return immediately

2013-06-09_0067 With the Scot having already lost his Force India seat, it was announced on Tuesday that Paul di Resta is returning to the German touring car series DTM in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Gutierrez stays at Sauber, Kobayashi to Caterham?

Esteban Gutierrez, and his Telmex backing, are staying at Sauber in 2014.

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 01 With Adrian Sutil already signed, the news completes the Swiss team’s driver lineup for next year, even though it was earlier believed Russian Sergey Sirotkin was a key part of a crucial investment deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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