Tag Archive: Paul di Resta

Sep 07

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “I’m still a title contender”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-09-04 - Formel 1 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Italien 2016. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg The procession of historic circuits continues. After the Formula 1 races in Spa-Francorchamps and Monza, the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team heads to the Nürburgring this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Blomqvist and Di Resta on the front row of the grid

Mattias Ekström posted the fastest lap time in DTM qualifying on Sunday morning

Tom BlomqvistWith his Audi RS 5 DTM, the Swede ended up with a time of 47.804 seconds, but another driver will be on pole position. Due to his collision in the race on Saturday, during which he deprived Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens of their respective positions, Ekström will be dropped three places on the grid.

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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 »

May 20

The expert’s tip: Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paffett and Di Resta

Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed

Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paul Di Resta.Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg

Paul Di Resta travels to the Red Bull Ring with massively boosted confidence

Motor-Racing spectacle in the Alps, DTM comes to Spielberg An enthralling motor-racing motor-sport festival – that’s the best way to describe the DTM season kick-off held last weekend at Hockenheim.

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May 08

Paul Di Resta wins on Sunday

In a dominant and undisputed way, Paul Di Resta won the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Sunday

Paul Di Resta wins on Sunday With his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, the Scot crossed the finish line after 37 laps with a margin of 13.024 seconds. For Di Resta, it is his seventh win in the DTM. His last win to date came in the autumn race at Hockenheim in 2010.

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May 08

Pole position for Paul Di Resta

On each of the first four grid rows, there is one BMW driver alongside one Mercedes-Benz driver

Paul Di RestaProbably, no-one had expected this after qualifying on Saturday: even though they didn’t quite make it onto pole position – which was taken by Paul Di Resta with his Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM – BMW is strong on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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