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Oct 23

Jamie Green wins DTM finale at Hockenheim (+result)

 Bruno Spengler looses vice-champion title to Mattias Ekström

Jamie Green 2011-10-23Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergGreen (Mercedes-Benz) is the winner of the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. The Brit dominantly won the 38 lap race after having taken the lead right after the start already. Second place in the final round of the season went to the newly-crowned DTM champion Martin Tomczyk (Audi). Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 20

Bruno Spengler looking to keep his second place in DTM season finale

Van der Zande looking forward to Hockenheim

Bruno Spengler 2011-04-10After losing all DTM title chances at the Valencia race, Bruno will try his best to keep second place in the championship by scoring maximum at the last race of the season at the Hockenheimring.

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Sep 04

Tomczyk wins at Brands Hatch to take points’ lead

Bruno Spengler finished 7th, now 2nd in the standings behind Tomczyk

2011-06-10_0809DTM logoHeavy rain resulted into a really thrilling race with numerous position changes in the seventh DTM season round at Brands Hatch in the UK. With his 2008-spec Audi A4 DTM, Martin Tomczyk became the dominant race winner and also toppled Canadian Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) from the lead in the drivers’ standings. “This was an incredibly exciting race.

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Aug 04

Round #6 preview, Bruno Spengler is once more leading the championship going to the Nürburgring

Renger Van der Zande looking forward to sixth race of season

DTM logoBruno Spengler car 2011-07-03After winning the Norisring event a month ago, Bruno is once more leading the championship. The goal for the sixth race of the season, this weekend at the Nürburgring, is clearly to defend the leading role.

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Jul 17

Bruno Spengler wins DTM event in Olympiastadion Munich

End game atmosphere in Munich’s Olympiastadion

Bruno Spengler 2011-07-17Bruno Spengler car 2011-07-03In 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. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 03

Spengler wins thrilling rain battle at Norisring

The 27-year old defended his first position from start to finish and thus claims back the lead in the battle for the title.

DTM logoStreckenplan 2011Now 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.

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Jun 20

Tomczyk wins at Lausitzring and takes over points’ lead

Spengler has now taken over runner-up position in the battle for the title after finishing 3rd

DTM logoMartin Tomczyk  2011-06-04So far, Tomczyk is the surprise of the 2011 DTM season. With his 2008-spec Audi A4 DTM, Martin Tomczyk again outpaced the competition and a fortnight after his victory in Spielberg, he also won at the Lausitzring. Brandenburg’s prime minister Matthias Platzeck presented the new points’ leader with the winner’s trophy. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 05

Tomczyk wins from Schumacher at Red Bull Ring

Bruno Spengler 4th

Gary PaffettDTM logoA fantastic backdrop for the third round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. At the re-opened circuit, 48,000 fans witnessed a DTM weekend with everything that makes the most popular international touring car series stand out. On Sunday afternoon, they hailed the victory by Audi driver Martin Tomczyk. Read the rest of this entry »


May 15

Maiden victory for Mike Rockenfeller at Zandvoort

Bruno Spengler second, still leads DTM Championship

DTM podium ZandvoortDTM logoIn his 44th DTM race, Mike Rockenfeller scored his maiden victory. The 27-year old Audi driver from the German village of Neuwied started from third place on the grid into the second round of the 2011 DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands, showed an error-free race with a perfect pit stop strategy and crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps. Read the rest of this entry »


May 01

Bruno Spengler wins DTM season opener at Hockenheim (+result)

Pole position on Saturday and race victory on Sunday

Bruno Spengler 09-2010For Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz), the first DTM race of the season went according to plan. At the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Franco-Canadian claimed victory from Mattias Ekström (Audi). After 38 laps, Ralf Schumacher (Mercedes-Benz) crossed the finish line in third place. Read the rest of this entry »