Winelhock joins Opel
Joachim Winkelhock has joined Opel's effort in the DTM. "Racing for Opel in this new era of the DTM is an enormous challenge for me. But it really was a tough decision - BMW was like a family to me. But I couldn't be sure if it was committed to touringcars in the long term due to its F1 programme".
Rydell tests for Ford
Rickard Rydell has been testing for Ford, despite having yet to sign a deal with the company for this year. He took part in aerodynamic testing near Barcelona.
-- Stephen M Baines http://www.motorsport.org.uk