Ellen Lohr remained the only woman to have won a DTM race.
There's been a major shakeup at the top of HWA, which will have a significant impact on Mercedes AMG in the German Touring Car Series (DTM).
Pascal Wehrlein: “Now we must all put our heads together and improve the car before the next race in two weeks’ time, and then strike back in Oschersleben.”
On 11th March 1984, over 30 years ago, it was Harald Grohs (DE) at the wheel of the BMW 635 CSi who won the very first race in the history of the DTM for BMW in Zolder.
The season opener for the German Touring Cars (DTM) at Hockenheim went to Marco Wittman and BMW.
Three BMW M4 DTMs ended the first qualifying of the year in Hockenheim (DE) in the top four.
Mike Rockenfeller will contest a DTM race with the #1 for the defending champion decorating his Audi RS 5 DTM.
Former Formula One driver Glock presented BMW Team MTEK with its maiden victory in only the team’s tenth race in the DTM.
Gary Paffet finished 9th under extremely wet conditions at Hockenheim yesterday.
Audi drivers performed very well in the free practice session this morning with five drivers within the top 10.
BMW is just eight points behind Audi in the Manufacturers’ Championship.
BMW is also just eight points behind Audi in the Manufacturers’ Championship.
“There are still two titles up for grabs in Hockenheim”
BMW Motorsport enjoyed its most successful DTM race since returning to the popular touring car series last year
This was the BMW Team RBM driver’s second DTM victory, following his triumph in Valencia (ES) in 2012.
The Brazilian Augusto Farfus successfully used the technical novelties option tyres and DRS to take the chequered flag from his fellow BMW driver Dirk Werner and Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz).
Bruno Spengler and Joye Hand also make top ten.
The first race of the season covers 42 laps and 192.108 kilometres and starts on Sunday at 13:30 hrs (CET).
From 8.55 hrs till 9.25 hrs, pit stops are being practices, in the presence of spectators.
More than 7,500 test kilometers on four days at Hockenheim, important experiences gathered despite changeable conditions.
As at the previous test in Barcelona (ES), the drivers took to the track in Hockenheim with the new Drag Reduction System (DRS) and Hankook’s option tyres.
Test phase finished, the season can start in May at Hockenheim