Tag Archive: Timo Scheider

Sep 13

A premiere in the Lausitz: Pascal Wehrlein claims pole position

In DTM qualifying at the Lausitzring, Pascal Wehrlein claimed his maiden pole position.

DTM - Pascal Wehrlein With a fastest time of 1:17.547 minutes, the Mercedes-Benz driver ended up 0.057 seconds ahead of Audi driver Mattias Ekström, who was second.

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Aug 17

Marco Wittmann scores fourth season win at the Nürburgring (updated)

At the Nürburgring, Marco Wittmann scored his fourth victory of the season.

DTM - Marco Wittmann In a dominant way, the 24-year-old drove his BMW M4 DTM at the Eifel circuit and eventually took the checkered flag with a margin of 1.2 seconds from local hero Mike Rockenfeller (Audi).

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Aug 16

Pole position for Marco Wittmann at Nürburgring (updated)

Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring

DTM - BMW Team RMG, BMW M4 DTM - Marco Wittmann 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.

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Aug 02

DTM drivers given one unified voice: DTM Driver Association launched

The newly founded DTM Driver Association (DTMDA) set to work at the sixth race of the 2014 DTM season in Spielberg.

DTMDA logo 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). Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

The two times’ DTM champion is back – pole for Timo Scheider

DTM champion Bruno Spengler (BMW) is sixth

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergThe 2013 DTM season has started. With his Audi RS 5 DTM, Timo Scheider was fastest in qualifying for the season opener at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.

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Dec 16

Grosjean crowned 2012 Champion of Champions

“That’s what I’d call a crazy day” – Gropsjean

Grosjean crowned 2012 Champion of ChampionsRace Of Champions logoFrench Formula 1 star Romain Grosjean put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow superstars of motorsport and win the Race Of Champions on an evening of thrills at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium.

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Dec 15

Team Germany win sixth ROC Nations Cup

“This is a historic day” – Schumacher

Race Of Champions logoTeam Germany win sixth ROC Nations CupTeam Germany’s Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel added to their incredible run of success by winning their sixth consecutive ROC Nations Cup title in Bangkok. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

F1’s greatest driver of all time Schumacher heads to ROC in Bangkok

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has signed up for the 2012 Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand

Race Of Champions logoNews imageThe legendary German racer, who tops the all-time lists for F1 titles, wins and poles, competed in his 300th grand prix this month at Spa. Schumacher will partner reigning F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel in a bid to extend Team Germany’s five-year winning streak in the ROC Nations Cup.German television station SAT.1 will broadcast both the ROC Nations Cup and the individual Race Of Champions live on December 15-16.

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Jul 15

DTM: A thrilling relay competition

Schumacher and Green claim victory in Munich

DTM Munich -  Timo Sheider - Ralf SchumacherDTM logoThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Sébastien Ogier crowned Champion of Champions

Ogier took five wins in this year’s World Rally Championship

Sébastien Ogier crowned Champion of ChampionsROC 2011-12-03Sébastien Ogier delivered a thrilling performance to eclipse 15 fellow superstars of motorsport and win the Race Of Champions on a packed afternoon of competition at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena.

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Dec 03

Team Germany wins fifth ROC Nations Cup

Vettel and Schumacher revel in ROC Nations Cup win

imageimageTeam Germany’s Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel sent the home crowds into delirium by winning their fifth consecutive ROC Nations Cup title in Düsseldorf.

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Dec 02

Drivers on track preparing for ROC 2011

Practice gets under way ahead of Saturday’s ROC Nations Cup and Sunday’s Race Of Champions

Drivers on track preparing for ROC 2011 ROC Dusseldorf 2011-10-14A fifth consecutive ROC Nations Cup victory is “not the only target” for seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher. Last year’s surprise Champion of Champions Filipe Albuquerque declares the lesson from 2010 is to “Never underestimate anyone…”

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Nov 07

Timo Glock and Timo Scheider will pair up to form SAT1 Team Germany 2 at December’s ROC Nations Cup in Düsseldorf

Glock and Scheider team up for the ROC Nations Cup

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Formula 1 racer Glock and double DTM champion Scheider will join forces for the host nation’s second team at the event on December 3. F1 world champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher have already signed up to defend the ROC Nations Cup title for Team Germany.

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Nov 27

Sticky: Shanghai: Di Resta reaches for the stars (+result)

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). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

DTM: Martin Tomczyk fastest in first free practice in Shanghai (+result)

Bruno Spengler in sixth place

On the edge at the Shanghai street circuit. After roll-out, the action started in earnest for the Audi and Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers in free practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Spengler back in the lead of the 2010 DTM Championship (+result)

Scheider wins “the best race of his life” in Italy

Incredible action in the penultimate DTM round of the season at the Adria International Raceway. The spectators got to see an action-packed race with many overtaking manoeuvres, a thrilling battle for the title and a winner that nobody had reckoned with prior to the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Di Resta wins at Hockenheim and takes over DTM points’ lead

Spengler retires on lap 23 qith mechanical problems

Sheer tension during the battle for the DTM title at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Mercedes-Benz driver Paul Di Resta again showed himself in an excellent shape and was able to celebrate his third race win in a row. Thus, the Scot toppled his fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler, who had been in the lead so far, from first place in the drivers’ standings. The Canadian retired on lap 23 due to problems with the left rear wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

A dominant victory by Paul Di Resta at Brands Hatch (+result)

Spengler remains leader in championship

At the British circuit of Brands Hatch, 24,000 fans watched a perfect DTM race weekend by Scottish driver Paul Di Resta. On Saturday, the Mercedes-Benz driver claimed a dominant pole position and on Sunday, the 24-year old scored a clear lights-to-flag victory at the shortest circuit on this year’s DTM calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Strong nerves – Paul Di Resta claims his second pole of the year (+result)

Bruno Spengler second will start from front row

Paul di Resta made the most out of his home advantage, claiming pole at Brands Hatch with a great performance. With his AMG Mercedes C-Class, British driver Paul Di Resta set the fastest lap time at the shortest circuit on the DTM calendar and will be starting from pole position into Sunday’s seventh round of the DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Second season win for Bruno Spengler (+results, + standings, + photos)

Teammates Di Resta and Paffet completed the podium

For the second time this season, Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) is the winner of a DTM race. In the fifth DTM season round at the Nürburgring, the Franco-Canadian scored a commanding lights-to-flag victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Tight schedule for Timo Scheider

Even a few days before Christmas

Timo Scheider has got nearly no time for a breather. The DTM Champion is a sought-after man and hurries from appointment to appointment. In addition to galas, interviews and photo shootings, the 31 year old travelled to Nörslingen, Bavaria, this Wednesday, to visit the ‘Fritz Hopf Technikerschule’. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

DTM started its 2009 season with a bang

Statistics special: The closest finish

At the Hockenheimring, Tom Kristensen – who already had announced to retire from DTM at the end of the season – celebrated his fourth DTM win. The Dane crossed the finish line just 0.353 seconds ahead of the future 2009 DTM Champion, Timo Scheider, with Oliver Jarvis and Markus Winkelhock completing the Audi triumph by finishing third and fourth respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

DTM season finale: Analysis part 1

The 2009 DTM season finale featured several winners

By celebrating his second consecutive DTM title, Audi works driver Timo Scheider made history and secured an everlasting position in the record books of the sport. Meanwhile, the team title was won by Gary Paffett and Bruno Spengler for their squad, Team Salzgitter / Mercedes-Benz-Bank. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

DTM: Quotes from the Audi drivers

After the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg race

“My start was very good. After that, it was a feast for my eyes to watch how Gary (Paffett) and Eki wrestled with each other. They really went all out in their duel. With a little more courage I might have squeezed myself into the leading position, but that seemed too risky to me. That’s why I restrained myself and tried to keep everything that produces performance intact on the car.” – Scheider Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Sticky: Victory in Hockenheimring for Paffett but… (+result & standings)

Timo Scheider is the 2009 DTM champion

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Timo Scheider

Second place in the grand finale of the season at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg was enough for the 30-year old Audi driver to clinch his second overall DTM win after 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Quotes from the Audi drivers before the DTM finale

“Our starting base before the finale is even better than last year” – Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich

Timo Scheider (GW:plus/Top Service Audi A4 DTM 2009 #1), 1st place 1 (56 points) :

“After the poor qualifying at Dijon-Prenois I expected the worst case, in other words that I’d have a maximum advantage of two points at Hockenheim. I said that anything above a two-point lead would be an exploit. In the end, my lead over Gary (Paffett) amounted to seven points. Of course that’s a very positive feeling.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Bruno Spengler claims pole position at Dijon

For the first time this season Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) is on pole position

In qualifying for the ninth DTM season round at Dijon-Prenois in France, the Canadian set the fastest time of 1:19,914 minutes. Another AMG Mercedes C-Class will be lining up alongside Spengler on the front row of the grid: Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-Benz) claimed second place. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

DTM: Audi quartet up front in practice in Barcelona

Sprengler: seventh

Audi driver Timo Scheider emerged fastest from free practice of the DTM at the Circuit de Catalunya. On Saturday morning, the reigning DTM champion set the fastest lap time at 1:07.049 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

DTM: Pole for home race for Paul Di Resta

Bruno Spengler fourth in qualifying

The series has come to an end. After six pole positions for Audi in the 2009 DTM season, Scot Paul Di Resta became the first Mercedes-Benz driver to post a fastest qualifying time in 2009. In the final session of the shoot-out qualifying, the 23-year old lapped the 1.929 kilometres long Brands Hatch circuit in 41.750 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Timo Scheider leads Audi 1-2-3 at Oschersleben

Bruno Sspengler completes Oschersleben in sixth place

DTM-champion Timo Scheider won the fifth DTM season round , after 48 laps at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, the German crossed the finish line with his Audi A4 DTM in first place for the first time this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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