Tag Archive: Tom Blomqvist

Oct 02

New faces to make Formula E debut in Valencia

The NIO Formula E Team will be launching their season four driver line-up and livery live from Valencia

Alexander Sims, Edoardo Mortara, James Rossiter, Tom Blomqvist and Michael Benyahia will all get their first chance to test the fully-electric Formula E cars at the season four official pre-season test session in Valencia on October 2-5.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

This weekend, nearly 50 percent of the DTM field will be battling it out for the win in the Spa-Francorchamps 24h Race

Defending Spa champion Martin: “Let the race begin”

With Maxime Martin, Tom Blomqvist, Bruno Spengler (all BMW), Nico Müller, Jamie Green, René Rast (all Audi) and Edoardo Mortara (Mercedes-AMG), seven DTM drivers will contest the tradition-rich endurance race.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Robert Wickens secures pole position on Sunday

Second place went to BMW driver Tom Blomqvist while Jamie Green rounded out the mix

Robert Wickens secures pole position on SundayThe battle for the starting grid positions for the fourth race of the DTM season was only decided in the final seconds.

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Apr 21

Eight DTM aces to go racing this weekend

What are the DTM aces doing when there isn’t a DTM race meeting on the calendar?

Bruno SpenglerThey nonetheless get behind the wheel of a fast racing car, press the pedal to the metal and keep on gathering valuable race kilometres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

MB Partners presents Team Thunderhead

The unprecedented partnership traverses many of the world’s most famous racing series’ and championships

MB Partners presents Team ThunderheadMB Partners are delighted to announce that Thunderhead, trail-blazers in technology for customer engagement, have teamed up with Mike Conway, Gary Paffett, Jack Manchester and Tom Blomqvist for the forthcoming racing 2017 season.

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Nov 04

Blomqvist relishing WEC debut

6 Hours of Shanghai

The latest in a line of top young talents to make their FIA World Endurance Championship debut at the 6 Hours of Shanghai this weekend is British ace Tom Blomqvist. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

DTM city tour in Budapest

The pre-event in the run-up to the eighth DTM race meeting of the 2016 season, in Budapest, made for unforgettable pictures

DTM - Pre-Event in Budapest On Thursday noon, the DTM racers of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG charged down the streets of the Hungarian capital. Prior to the city tour, the protagonists also introduced themselves to the motor-racing enthusiasts not far from the Heroes Square. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Mercedes-AMG dominates first session

The first laps of the fifth DTM race weekend of the 2016 season are in the books

Robert Wickens had already posted his fastest lap time at the halfway point of the session.At 17.00 hrs, Tom Blomqvist got proceedings underway in first free practice at the Circuit Park Zandvoort in The Netherlands. Finally, however, neither Blomqvist and his fellow BMW drivers, nor the eight Audi drivers dominated the first session at the circuit in the dunes.

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Jul 14

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre

The special DTM parade arrived at its destination at the Badhuisplein, the sea front

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre As early as on the day prior to the DTM weekend at Zandvoort, the safety-cars went out for their first mission – with an unfamiliar destination.

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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 »

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Apr 07

Second day of testing – BMW again the quickest

On the second of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring, the manufacturers opted for different strategies

Tom Blomqvist set the fastest lap time on WednesdayWhile Mercedes-Benz tested with the same four drivers as on day one – Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Esteban Ocon and Lucas Auer – Audi and BMW let the drivers execute the work who weren’t involved on Tuesday.

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Jan 30

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Tom Blomqvist

We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions

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.

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Sep 18

Tom Blomqvist: a rookie outpaces them all

The rookie and his BMW seemed to race in a class of their own, in the Sunday race

While the rest of the field set 1:23-minute lap times, at Oschersleben, the time keeping regularly clocked 1:22-minute laps for him: Tom Blomqvist.

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Sep 17

Glock the quickest – Götz once again the busiest

BMW were the dominators and winners of the seventh DTM weekend of the season, held at Oschersleben

In both races, the Bavarian’s celebrated a one-two-three-four, with a total of seven of their eight cars making it to the points. In addition, it was a very special race meeting for Timo Glock and Tom Blomqvist: on Saturday, Glock clinched the first pole of his DTM career to afterwards take the lead right at the start of the race and never lose it until he crossed the finish line as the winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Surprisingly dominant rookie driver Tom Blomqvist takes his first DTM race win

Young DTM drivers made their mark on the DTM race at Oschersleben on Sunday, first and foremost BMW driver Tom Blomqvist.

DTM - Tom Blomqvist The 21-year-old Brit pulled clear from his opponents and scored his maiden DTM victory in his first season in the series. The manner in which he drove victory home was more than impressive.

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Sep 13

Front row of the grid for BMW – Wehrlein third

Harsh penalty for Wickens

Once again, a BMW is on pole position for the race at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on Sunday: in qualifying for the 14th DTM season race, Augusto Farfus secured himself the best grid position with a lap time of 1:20.632 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

Wittmann leads BMW to historic success

“A dream result” – Wittmann 

Probably, hardly anyone had expected this after the results from the first six DTM races of the season: BMW dominated the race at Zandvoort in The Netherlands on Saturday and saw seven of its eight BMW M4 DTMs lock out the first seven places.

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Jul 11

Farfus on top in second practice at Zandvoort

Bruno Spengler 15th and Robert Wickens 23rd

Second free practice of the DTM double-header at Zandvoort in the Netherlands has been completed, and the fastest driver at midday on Saturday was BMW’s Augusto Farfus.

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