Tag Archive: DTM

Jan 30

The end of an era: Frijns to replace Ekström

The decision has been announced: Mattias Ekström retires from DTM for good

Mattias EkströmThis was announced by the Swede On Monday in Salzburg in a press conference. This decision represents the end of an era. After 17 years, 193 races, 23 race wins and two titles, the Audi works driver chucks in his DTM career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Ekstrom retires from DTM to focus on World RX

“I will now focus on EKS and rallycross”

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Champion, Mattias Ekstrom, has today confirmed he will retire from DTM to concentrate on World RX full-time in 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

A merciless classic

Brands Hatch makes its comeback on the DTM calendar – as XL version 

Traditionally good. England’s Kent count, some 30 kilometres to the south-east of London, is the home of a circuit that makes the heart of every racer and every motor-racing enthusiast beat faster.

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Jan 24

The mile crunchers

Some of the double and triple programmes of the DTM drivers in 2018 

The mile crunchersThe first month of the new year is not yet over but for many DTM drivers, the new season already has begun. It’s nothing new that the DTM drivers often also compete in other races but this year they prove to be real mile crunchers.

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Jan 16

Müller with the icing on the cake

DTM driver surprises in the rookie tests in Marrakesh by setting the fastest time

Müller with the icing on the cake The Formula E tests held this Sunday in Marrakesh were contested – inter alia – by a bunch of DTM drivers, with Nico Müller shining in particular.

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Jan 11

The DTM at Autosport International

Green, Paffett and Eng make promotion in Birmingham

The DTM at Autosport InternationalThe DTM is returning to Brands Hatch this year. On 11 and 12 August, the Grand Prix circuit, the long version of the race track to the south-east of London with its long history, will be hosting two races. At the start of the new year, the popular touring car series is already making a lot of promotion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Formula E rookie test driver line-up revealed

Joel Eriksson to test for DS Virgin Racing

The official entry list for the rookie test, taking place on January 14 in Marrakesh has today been announced.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Intense pleasant anticipation of the festive season

The most peaceful part of the year has begun

Intense pleasant anticipation of the festive season  Candlelight, the smell of cookies, traceries on frosted windows and a blazing ingle. Many people use this time to look back on the nicest moments of the year to relive them once again and look forward to their well-deserved Christmas break.

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Dec 20

At the Nürburgring Wickens’s DTM career came full circle

Robert Wickens in a Q&A with DTM.com following his switch to the IndyCar Series

At the Nürburgring Wickens’s DTM career came full circleAfter six years, 84 races and six race wins Robert Wickens left DTM for good. The Canadian switches from the Mercedes-Benz DTM squad to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

DTM adds a 10th meeting to the 2018 race calendar

Season kick-off and season finale at Hockenheim

The DTM enthusiasts may look forward to an additional race weekend and two new venues on the 2018 DTM calendar. The popular touring-car series ups the ante with a calendar that comprises 10 instead of 9 race meetings.

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Dec 15

Maxime Martin leaves BMW

Au revoir Maxime Martin

After four years and 64 races in DTM, the Belgian retires from the series for good. In these years, Martin secured two seventh and two eighth positions in the championship, thus proving to be a prime example when it came to consistency.

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Dec 12

Muller and de Vries to test for Audi

It will be Muller’s first time behind the wheel of an all-electric Formula E car

With a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh, DTM driver Nico Muller and Formula 2’s Nyck de Vries will take part in the rookie test with Audi Sport Abt Shaeffler following the main race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

DTM to be covered live from 2018 by German TV station SAT.1

Live coverage of all the 20 races

DTM has got a new partner. From 2018, SAT.1 will exclusively cover the races of the popular touring-car series live in Germany. This means that the fans will be able to keep on watching the DTM races on a sports-orientated free-to-air station. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

DTM: Reaped fruit and moments of anger

In the Q&A with DTM.com, Timo Glock looks back on his most successful DTM season to date

Reaped fruit and moments of angerFor Timo Glock, the 2017 DTM season was the most successful one in his career to date. The BMW driver finished seventh in the championship, thus securing the best result in the five years of the popular touring-car series’ grid.

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Nov 11

DTM – the extra time

Cars and drivers have arrived in Japan for the Motegi Super GT race meeting

DTM – the extra timeThe pleasant anticipation is increasing. During the SUPER GT season finale, at Montego, DTM will showcase itself in front of the Japanese motor-racing enthusiasts.

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Oct 26

From 24th to 26th October a total of 10 young talents will test at the Lausitzring for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG

A chance for the young guns

A chance for the young gunsThe DTM Young Driver Tests are a traditional event, today, and this year young drivers once again are offered the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in the cockpit of a DTM vehicle.

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Oct 25

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Günther: “The objective is to win the Macau Grand Prix”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM Young Driver Test at the Lausitzring this week and then on to the street circuit of Macau: Mercedes test and substitute driver Maximilian Günther talks about the last two big dates in this year’s diary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

DTM return visit in Japan with three cars

Appearance in the SUPER GT finale at Motegi

DTM travels to Japan to showcase itself for the Japanese motor-racing enthusiasts in the SUPER GT season finale at Motegi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

DTM-Finale at Hockenheim – an issue for Martin Tomczyk

The 2011 DTM Champion on the thrilling 2017 finish

DTM-Finale at Hockenheim – an issue for Martin TomczykIn 2011, Martin Tomczyk was the first driver in the history of the sport to secure the DTM crown with a previous-year spec car.

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Oct 19

Judgement Day: The somewhat different season résumé

18 races – 12 winners

dtmRast secures title thanks to his qualifying points. The closest finish in a title battle in the history of the sport. With the title ceremony for the new DTM champion, René Rast, on Sunday afternoon, the 2017 season reached its climax.

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