Category Archive: DTM

Sep 24

René Rast wins turbulent race on Sunday

Jamie Green the tragic hero in a dramatic final stage

René Rast wins turbulent race on SundayAudi scores another clean sweep of the top three. 35,500 spectators visit the DTM weekend at Spielberg. René Rast has won the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on Sunday. In a dramatic final stage, the German crossed the finish line after 39 laps ahead of his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Green doubles up (+video)

Jamie Green is the benchmark in the eighth DTM race weekend at Spielberg

Green doubles upAfter his pole position for the race on Saturday, the Audi driver also secured the best starting grid position for the second race of the weekend on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at Spielberg

A clean sweep of the top three for Audi in the race on Saturday

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at SpielbergEkström extends points lead. Number of title candidates remains large. Audi driver Mattias Ekström made a step towards winning the title in the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday: in the 15th race of the season, the Swede scored his first win of this year and extended his lead in the drivers’ standings to 28 points.

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Sep 23

Jamie Green claims pole position at Spielberg (+video)

The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg seems to suit Jamie Green

Jamie Green claims pole position at SpielbergAfter two fastest times in the free practice sessions, the Audi driver also secured pole position in qualifying for the race on Saturday. With a lap time of 1m21.973s, the Brit claimed the best starting grid position for the 15th DTM race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Change in the management of ITR GmbH

A change in the organisation of the DTM touring car race series

DTM logoAchim Kostron is the new managing director of ITR GmbH. The 42-year-old is taking over from Florian Zitzlsperger (42), who had supported the ITR in the restructuring and has led the organisation since June, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Battle for the DTM title comes to a climax in front of picturesque backdrop

Ekström’s declaration of love to Spielberg

DTM Spielberg 2016Timo Glock wants to repeat the win he secured last year. Mercedes-AMG travels to the Red Bull Ring with boosted confidence. The mountains are beckoning. This weekend, DTM makes its annual stop at the Red Bull Ring located at Spielberg, Austria, before the season will end with the final two races in mid-October at Hockenheim.

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Sep 21

Unforgettable Spielberg moments (+videos)

In the past years, Spielberg has not only been the venue of many spectacular races but also of memorable accidents

Unforgettable Spielberg momentsThe circuit in Styria made for quite a number of anecdotes and attracted numerous celebrities. We composed three interesting incidents from both DTM’s past and its modern era in a video compilation.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I live and breathe Austria”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLooking forward to a home race: Next weekend, as the DTM title chase really hots up, Lucas Auer will have the full backing of his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

“Disagreements among the drivers are just normal”

From the involved parties’ point of view, it’s often difficult to decide who was the victim and who the wrongdoer

„Disagreements among the drivers are just normal” The incident when Timo Glock crashed in the Sunday race into the rear of Nico Müller’s Audi caused controversial discussions. At the end of the day, the BMW driver received a booking for having caused the collision. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

The way for abolition of the performance weights has been cleared

Manufacturers’ decision for the benefit of the series – Berger: “A strong signal for DTM”

he way for abolition of the performance weights has been clearedWith a forward-looking agreement, the three manufacturers involved in the touring-car series DTM have cleared the way to abolish the highly controversial performance weights. Together with DTM promoter and rights holder ITR, Audi, BMW and Mercedes amicably agreed upon completely abolishing the performance-dependent handicap weights with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “During my entire time in motorsports, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Robert Wickens 2The 2017 motorsport season is entering the decisive phase over the coming weeks. Nürburgring winner Robert Wickens shares his thoughts on the tense run-up to the DTM finale.

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Sep 10

Robert Wickens wins Nürburgring DTM race

A 1-2 for Mercedes-AMG

Robert Wickens scored his first win of the season at the NürburgringChampionship remains open, Ekström extends points’ lead. Auer spins and loses valuable points. 78,000 spectators for the race weekend in the Eifel.

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Sep 09

Auer wins turbulent rain race at Nürburgring

Third win of the season propels Auer to second in drivers’ standings

Auer wins turbulent rain race at NürburgringA quadruple success for Mercedes-AMG in Saturday race. Championship leader Ekström makes wrong decision and doesn’t score points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Who else? Auer fastest in Nürburgring qualifying for the fourth time

Lucas Auer has written history in qualifying for the DTM race at the Nürburgring on Saturday

Who else? Auer fastest in Nürburgring qualifying for the fourth timeIn the 20 minutes’ session to determine the starting grid position for the 13th race of the season, the Austrian claimed pole position with a time of 1m25.968s.

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Sep 06

Temple of motor racing stages the start into the final spurt of the DTM season

Audi travel to the Eifel as championship leaders

DTM Start NürburgringNürburgring a good place for BMW. Auer the ‘Lord of the Ring’ when it comes to qualifying. DTM enters the home straight by starting at high speed into the final third of the 2017 season. This weekend, the Nürburgring will stage the 13th and 14th rounds of the year and despite the typical wet and cold Eifel weather that has been forecasted, the action certainly will be hot. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “The driver who plays hardest and has the broadest shoulders is the one who emerges the winner at the end”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLucas Auer has a very special affinity for the Nürburgring – next weekend, the DTM returns to the circuit in the Eifel forest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

DTM drivers congratulate ‘The Ring’ on its 90 anniversary

The Nürburgring has turned 90

DTM drivers congratulate ‘The Ring’ on its 90 anniversaryAnd it nonetheless does not belong to the scrap heap. Prior to the 13th and 14th rounds of the 2017 DTM season that will be held at the legendary Eifel circuit, DTM.com talked to one driver per manufacturer: What are your memories of the races at the Nürburgring? Is there a special story you like to recall? What are your wishes for the circuit for the coming 90 years? Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit

Mike Rockenfeller was the winner of the Sunday race at Zandvoort

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit” At the end of the 37-lap race, the Audi driver took the chequered flag in second position. After the race, however, ‘Rocky’ inherited the win.

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Aug 24

“After all, the work in the garages still is executed by human beings”

The reigning champion could have left the Netherlands as one of the big winners of the weekend

But in the end, he was disqualified after his win in the Sunday race. During the after-the-race scrutineering, the scrutineers detected that the tank of his BMW didn’t contain the required amount of fuel – and 25 championship points vaporised. Read the rest of this entry »

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