Lucky Timo Glock: victory in DTM season finale at Hockenheim
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.
Former Renault 'crash-gate' conspirator Pat Symonds was allowed to return to Formula One last year, and now he is with the Marussia team.
The BMW M1 will also trigger memories of spectacular motor sport success for the brand as it returns to the track as the touring car’s “race taxi” partner.
Driver/team pairings for 2013 announced by BMW to take on the challenge of earning their second-consecutive championship this year.
Fantastic appearance in the BMW Welt.
The most important changers in the regulations for 2013: DRS, Option tires, Pit stop window, Qualifying, and Parc fermé.
DTM’s exclusive tyre partner Hankook will take an option tyre to the Spanish metropolis that will offer the driver the opportunity to set clearly faster times, for some laps.
All set for BMW second year in the popular touring car series, following the brand’s successful return after an absence of 20 years.
Hans Werner Aufrecht, Chairman of DTM rights holder and promoter ITR eV, looks back on the racing year 2013.
The DTM teams also test the DRS (Drag Reduction System), allowing the drivers to open a rear-wing flap and temporarily increase their top speed, this way.
Timo Glock gets his first taste of racing a DTM car in Valencia with BMW.
Test phase finished, the season can start in May at Hockenheim
Prior to its fourth season round at the Lausitzring this weekend, the DTM spontaneously responded to the situation in the immediate vicinity of the race track.
BMW drivers and teams are ready for the round of the 2013 DTM season.
Over the course of four days of testing at Barcelona (ES), the BMW drivers covered more than 7,000 kilometres.
Marco Wittmann and Joey Hand also in the points.
The Nürburgring has been a permanent fixture on the DTM calendar since 1984.
Bruno Spengler and Joye Hand also make top ten.
The fourth and decisive qualifying session had to be cancelled, because of this, the result of the third qualifying session was used as the basis for assigning grid positions.
The podium was the fifth of Farfus’ DTM career and marked the seventh time a BMW driver had been on the podium in the 2013 season.
Augusto Farfus (BR) claimed his second DTM win of the season in Oschersleben and climbed to second place in the Drivers’ Championship.
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.