The appearance of five DTM drivers represented the framework for the tradition-rich charity gala of the foundation ‘Deutsche Sporthilfe’.
Seven DTM champions will represent teams in 2014 season.
Four teams and eight drivers will compete for BMW in the popular touring car series and have their sights set on winning races and titles with the new BMW M4 DTM.
The DTM rights holder turns 75 this Saturday (28th December).
Focus will be on DTM, USCC, BMW Sports Trophy and the Nürburgring 24 Hours.
Maxime Martin: "It was the target I had set myself, the main aim of my racing career."
Proven Maxime Martin and youngster António Félix da Costa join the DTM ranks.
The circuit that will be extra designed and built for DTM partially takes the drivers of the three premium-car manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz racing right along the river bank.
Hans Werner Aufrecht, Chairman of DTM rights holder and promoter ITR eV, looks back on the racing year 2013.
Former Formula One driver Glock presented BMW Team MTEK with its maiden victory in only the team’s tenth race in the DTM.
Lucky Timo Glock: victory in DTM season finale at Hockenheim
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 is focussing on the Manufacturers’ and Team titles.
In the penultimate round of the season at the dune circuit on the North Sea coast, second place for the 29-year old Mike Rockenfeller was enough.
Farfus second to complete successful qualifying for BMW.
The DTM is rapidly approaching the climax of the 2013 season as it heads to Zandvoort for the ninth of ten race weekends.
DTM brings their live-feed to audiences worldwide series.
Reigning DTM champion Bruno Spengler (BMW), Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens (both Mercedes-Benz) all finished the race without scoring points.
Augusto Farfus (BR) claimed his second DTM win of the season in Oschersleben and climbed to second place in the Drivers’ Championship.
Spengler relegated five places from pole position.