After taking a lights-to-flag victory at the wheel of his Audi S1 EKS RX quattro
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“I am very excited to join MJP Racing Team Austria and to be able to compete full-time in 2017” – Kevin Eriksson
MJP Racing Team Austria (formerly known as World RX Team Austria) has today announced that Sweden’s Kevin Eriksson will join double DTM Champion Timo Scheider in the two-car squad for the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.
For 16 years, DTM was the only thing that counted for Timo Scheider
In these 16 years, he left a mark in the series like nearly nobody else. “DTM was my life,” reveals Scheider who announced his retirement during the season finale at Hockenheim with tears in his eyes – or, more precisely, had to announce.
In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true
Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions.
“This simply is an incredible feeling” – Wehrlein
The battle for the DTM title has been decided: while Timo Scheider had a solitary drive to victory in the race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg and crossed the finish line as the undisputed winner, eighth place was enough for Pascal Wehrlein to be crowned as the youngest DTM champion in history of the popular touring car series.
According to his own words, the past weeks have been the bitterest period in his 25 years as motor racer.
Therefore, Timo Scheider particularly looks forward to getting back behind the wheel of his racing car at Oschersleben. After the “Push him off” affair at Spielberg and the resulting ban for the Moscow weekend, the Audi driver just can’t wait for going back out onto the track, from 11th to 13th September in the Magdeburger Börde.
As such behaviour massively damages the sport’s public reputation, the sentence had to be appropriately severe
The sports court of the German Motor Racing Association, DMSB, analysed the incidents that occurred within the framework of the DTM race at Spielberg and convicted the persons involved for having displayed gamesmanship.
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.
The newly founded DTM Driver Association (DTMDA) set to work at the sixth race of the 2014 DTM season in Spielberg.
In the future, the role of the DTM Driver Association, which operates independently of the individual manufacturers, is to improve cooperation between drivers, the organiser of the series, the ITR, and the German Motor Sport Association (DMSB).
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.