"To invite DTM to Moscow has been a great decision for the city and the
Russian sport," said Vyacheslav Fetisov, the Russian Sports Minister and
former world-class ice hockey ace. "We will do our very best to make
sure that this race will turn out...
The newly developed Opel Vectra GTS V8 for the 2005 DTM has completed its
first test run. At the Italian circuit of Vallelunga near Rome,
works-drivers Marcel FÃ¤ssler and Manuel Reuter spent three days of testing
with the new race touring car of...
The German Touring Car (DTM) series will have a new manufacturer join the
competition in 2005, ITR chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht revealed this week.
Currently Audi, Mercedes and Opel race in the DTM, although Opel is
withdrawing after the 2005 ...
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
DTM champion Audi is setting the course for the new season
Having announced its driver line-up for the 2005 DTM season some two
weeks ago, Audi has now allocated its eight drivers to the two teams.
As in the past season when Audi clinched the ...
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...
Ekstrom impresses in Race of Champions
With an impressive show of his skills Mattias EkstrÃ¶m and his Audi A4 DTM
went into the Christmas break: in front of 62,300 spectators at the
nearly sold out Stade de France in Paris (France) the DTM ...
Jamie Green to race an AMG-Mercedes C-Class
In 2004, Green drove the ASM team's Dallara Mercedes and claimed the Euro
Series title win five races from the end of the season. He won seven races
and scored half of the Dallara Mercedes drivers' 14...
Audi works driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m competes in a very special race at the
'Stade de France' in Paris (France) this coming weekend: The 26-year
old Swede is one of 16 world stars who will help to determine the
"Champion of Champions" at the "Race...
Next season, French driver Laurent Aiello (35) will again be driving an Opel
Vectra GTS V8 in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters). At the Essen Motor
Show, Opel's motorsport director Volker Strycek announced the extension of
the contract with...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Martin Tomczyk quickest Audi driver
Audi are well set for yet another DTM race, the round at MOTOPARK
Oschersleben: Martin Tomczyk in his Audi A4 DTM clocked the third best
time in Friday's tests, making the 22-year-old contender the quickest
General Motors (GM) announced on October 14th that due to company restructuring in
Europe, Opel will be withdrawn from the DTM after the 2005 season. GM is to
cut 12,000 jobs in Europe in the next two years, mainly in Germany in 2005,
Stars & Cars Day 2004 at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart
The Mercedes-Benz race drivers of the 2004 season will take part: Formula
One drivers Kimi RÃ¤ikkÃ¶nen, David Coulthard, Alexander Wurz and Pedro de la
Rosa; all Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers led...
It is barely a year old and already a great: On Wednesday, the Audi A4
DTM was the star of the AUDI AG work's meeting alongside its six
drivers. And all this for good reason, as the most spectacular version of
the successful A4 model made a dream...
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...
Former F1 double world champion Mika Hakkinen has tested a Mercedes
touring car at the Lausitzring but the Finn competing in the German Touring Car (DTM) series
for the manufacturer is not planned. Hakkinen, who was champion with McLaren in 1998...
Audi clinch all three DTM titles
DTM: After having locked in the drivers' and team titles early, Audi
claimed the title in the DTM manufacturers' championship at the finale
at Hockenheim as well, thus clinching all three DTM titles. Four of ...
Bernd Schneider Wins
Schneider started second on the grid and was second after the opening lap.
Jean Alesi was third followed by Christijan Albers who improved from ninth to fourth on lap
one. Gary Paffett was fifth. Schneider followed leader ...
Audi are DTM manufacturers' champions and win all three titles
In the DTM finale at Hockenheim Audi have successfully put the finishing
touches on the brand's aim to achieve a total triumph in Europe's most
popular touring car series: in front...
Opel looks ahead after Hockenheim season finale
Opel signed off its 2004 season in the DTM with a troubled end to its
campaign at Hockenheim in Germany on Sunday. The event broke all records for
a DTM race at the German Grand Prix venue, with ...
Bernd Schneider wins thrilling DTM finale in front of record crowd
Spectators on the sold-out stands at the DTM finale witnessed a treat at
the Hockenheimring Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg. The race was packed with duels and
innumerable awe-inspiring ...
Another pole position for Audi at DTM finale
The DTM finale at Hockenheim, as well, will see an Audi A4 DTM starting
from the best position on the grid. Audi works driver Martin Tomczyk was
the quickest in the single timed lap ("super pole") of...
Martin Tomczyk captures first start place in thrilling qualifying
22-year-old Martin Tomczyk secured pole position in qualifying for the
10th and final championship race of the 2004 DTM season. The German
clocked a time of 1:35.852 minutes in...
Opel starts the season finale of the DTM in Hockenheim with Marcel FÃ¤ssler
(OPC Team Phoenix) on row three. The Swiss improved continuously in all
three runs in qualifying and took the sixth best time in the super pole.
Teammate Peter Dumbreck...