Just before the Mercedes Stars & Cars day in Stuttgart tomorrow, McLaren's
Kimi Raikkonen tried out a Mercedes DTM car for size. Raikkonen drove the
AMG C-Class for fun but the ever-competitive Finn was not far off the top times clocked in the ...
Kalli Hufstadt, the "Voice of the DTM" has passed away
DTM and ITR mourn Kalli Hufstadt. Presenter and speaker, Karl-Heinz
Hufstadt was known as the "Voice of the DTM". He died of a
heart attack on the morning of 28 January in ...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m claimed victory for Audi at Zandvoort after the race was
red-flagged on lap 23 then restarted, due to a shockingly huge crash for
Peter Dumbreck. The Opel came to grief at the last corner and there was a
very long delay while the...
In Opel's motorsport programme for the 2005 season, the focus is on the DTM.
The Opel Performance Center GmbH (OPC) plans to run four new Opel Vectra GTS
V8s. German Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Swiss Marcel FÃ¤ssler have already been
confirmed as ...
ITR Chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht made the following statement regarding
today's press release by General Motors' concerning the DTM:
"It is with regret that the ITR has learnt of GM's decision that it
does not plan for Opel to participate in...
Mika Hakkinen will make his return to racing in 2005 with Mercedes in the
German Touring Car (DTM) series, it was confirmed on November 6th. Hakkinen,
who retired from Formula One three years ago, tested for Mercedes at Lausitz
in October. The ...
Mainz-born Manuel Reuter (43) will be contesting his 14th motorsport season
together with Opel in 2005. Reuter is one of four drivers to race an Opel
Vectra GTS V8 in in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) in the
Audi achieves dream result in LMES debut race
With a triple victory, Audi achieved a dream start in the opening round of the newly-founded Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES). Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert won the 1000-kilometre race in the...
Opel prepared for second round at Estoril
Following the season opener in front of a record crowd of
118,000 spectators during the race weekend at Hockenheim, the first foreign
round of the 2004 DTM is now on. From April 30 till May 2, Europe's...
Audi celebrates 1-2 victory in DTM
With his third victory this season, Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m has increased his lead in the DTM point standings. With two races to go, the Swede has 13 points more than Christijan Albers and 16 more...
DTM to stage invitation race in Shanghai
The Shanghai government has invited the DTM to stage a city race through
the streets of the Chinese metropolis with its 17 million inhabitants.
The race by Europe's most popular touring car series will...
Audi comes to DTM "home game" as leader
The timing could hardly have been better: Audi works driver Mattias
EkstrÃ¶m has taken the DTM championship lead in his Audi A4 DTM just in
time for the "home game" at the Norisring in Nuremberg. The goal...
In the past weeks, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m has received plenty of awards and
prizes. On top of these motorsport accolades, the DTM champion now
enjoys a very special honour: the Audi driver received the Great Golden
Badge of the Swedish Royal Automobile...
DTM Brno: Gary Paffett Third
Christijan Albers was second on the grid. After the start he made a mistake under
braking at the first corner and lost one position to Martin Tomczyk (Audi A4
DTM). After the opening lap Paffett was eighth and Jean...
DTM invitation race in Shanghai/China, 17/18 July 2004
The countdown for the Shanghai race has begun: 95 tonnes of DTM equipment
are on their way
The most exciting exhibition race in the history of the DTM is just
around the corner: there are...
Bruno Spengler Behind The Wheel of a DTM Car
Montreal, Canada, November 10, 2004 -- Earlier this week, Canadian
race car driver Bruno Spengler drove an AMG-Mercedes C-Class car of the
highly popular and very competitive German DTM ...
Audi's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m snatched a last gasp pole position at Zandvoort for
the eighth round of the DTM, demoting Mercedes' Gary Paffett who had held
the spot for all of the super pole shootout. EkstrÃ¶m's pole time was
1:34.051, just over a tenth...
DTM Invitational: DTM Debut at Shanghai
The race: The track features two 180-degree hairpins and six 90-degree
corners. The races will be held without the pit stops which are compulsory
in the DTM's championship events.
The city: Shanghai has...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m: With teamwork to the DTM title
The new DTM king is crowned: Mattias EkstrÃ¶m (26) secured the
championship title of Europe's most popular touring car race series
early at last weekend's penultimate round with the Audi A4 DTM,...
Mercedes DTM Shanghai: Paffett wins ahead of Schneider
The first race was red-flagged on the first lap after a manhole cover had
come off. Bernd MaylÃ¤nder (CLK AMG-Mercedes) hit the cover damaging his car.
For safety reasons, all 72 manhole ...
After the successful DTM comeback was crowned by winning the Drivers',
Manufacturers' and Teams' Championships, AUDI AG strengthens their
works involvement in Europe's most popular touring car series. The new
Audi A4, the entry of eight instead of...
Peter Dumbreck with Opel in the lead
The comeback of the DTM at the MOTOPARK Oschersleben got off to a
blistering start: In temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius, Briton Peter
Dumbreck (Opel) lapped the fastest time on the 3.667 ...