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Fri 07 Dec 2001
2002 schedule shows return to the Great Britain
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2002 schedule shows return to the Great Britain

It was announced at the Essen Motorshow that DTM will return to Great Britain in 2002. Donington Park hosted the German touring car series in the early nineties and will be the venue for the race on May 19th. It joins Zandvoort in Holland, A1-Ring...

2002 DTM schedule
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2002 DTM schedule

<pre> 2002 DTM Calendar M.com Names April 21 Hockenheim Hockenheim May 5 Zolder Zolder May 19 Donington ...

Abt, Aiello looking to challenge Opel and Mercdes
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Abt, Aiello looking to challenge Opel and Mercdes

French driver Laurent Aiello believes Abt Sportsline can take the DTM fight to Opel and Mercedes next season. Aiello, who won two races for Abt last season has again been loaned to the team from Audi AG, with whom he has extended his contract.

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Alesi with Mercedes in DTM
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Alesi with Mercedes in DTM

It is now official: newly retired from Formula 1, former Jordan Grand Prix star Jean Alesi will race for Mercedes in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (German Touring Car) Championship next season. "I am very happy to be joining Mercedes-Benz,"...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Alesi happy after first DTM test
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Alesi happy after first DTM test

Frenchman Jean Alesi was pleased after getting behind the wheel of a DTM car, driving a racing vehicle for the first time since retiring from Formula One at the end of the 2001 season. The 37-year old drove Bernd Schneider's AMG Mercedes CLK...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
BTCC: Speedvision coverage of events

BTCC: Speedvision coverage of events

Speedvision Commits To Significant Touring Car Coverage Speedvison Network, in conjunction with its supplier, Performance Communications Group, Inc. will expand its coverage of international Touring Car racing in 2001 to include exclusive...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Finale at Hockenheimring
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Finale at Hockenheimring

Maiden DTM-win for Bernd Maylander in the last race at the Grand Prix track With a dramatic and exciting final, the DTM has said farewell to this season and to the Grand Prix-track of the Hockenheimring. On the 6.823 km long track, Bernd...

Mon 24 Sep 2001
9th round at Zandvoort
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9th round at Zandvoort

Drama until the final second: Alzen wins just ahead of Abt Zandvoort. There was absolutely no lack of drama in this race, and especially not on the last lap, when Uwe Alzen with his Mercedes-Benz CLK overtook the fastest qualifier and erstwhile...

Thu 13 Sep 2001
8th round A1-Ring
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8th round A1-Ring

Schneider takes an early title, Aiello and Alzen still fighting for second Spielberg. As the first driver in history, Bernd Schneider (Mercedes-Benz) succeeded in defending his title of German touring car champion. In the eighth of ten rounds of...

Tue 28 Aug 2001
7th round at Nurburgring
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7th round at Nurburgring

Aiello wins with Abt-Audi in front of record crowd - Reuter with Opel charges Nurburgring. Frenchman Laurent Aiello won the seventh of ten rounds of the DTM at the Nurburgring. In front of the record crowd for a touring car race of 45,000 ...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
6th round EuroSpeedway Lausitz
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6th round EuroSpeedway Lausitz

Closely fought race in the Lausitz: many overtaking manoeuvres Scotsman Dumbreck wins, Abt-junior Ekstrom from 19th to third Opel result worse than deserved EuroSpeedway Lausitz. In an action-packed race with countless overtaking manoeuvres,...

Mon 09 Jul 2001
Race report - 5th round DTM Norisring
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Race report - 5th round DTM Norisring

Great show in the small-Monaco: First Mercedes win for Uwe Alzen, Opel happy with Winkelhock's result, Aiello unlucky Nurnberg. Half time and high point of the season: The fifth season round of the DTM at the Norisring was above all expectations.

Wed 20 Jun 2001
Race Sachsenring
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Race Sachsenring

Champion Schneider wins sensational race starting from 20th position on the grid - Nissen has huge shunt and walks away - Opel looks forward to the Norisring Sachsenring. Bernd Schneider in his Mercedes-Benz CLK-DTM has made the impossible come...

Wed 30 May 2001
DTM-drivers in Nurburgring 24-hour race
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DTM-drivers in Nurburgring 24-hour race

DTM-driver Michael Bartels wins 24-hour race on the Nordschleife Countdown towards the DTM-race at the rebuilt Sachsenring is running Stuttgart. Exactly three weeks before the fourth round of the DTM at the Sachsenring, June 15 till 17, ...

Fri 18 May 2001
Preview 3rd round DTM Oschersleben
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Preview 3rd round DTM Oschersleben

Abt-Audi upbeat after Eifel-win: "We want to keep on annoying the others." Stuttgart. Just a fortnight after the highly dramatic race at the Nurburgring, the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) gets underway into its third round of the season at...

Tue 08 May 2001
Race report 2nd round DTM Nurburgring
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Race report 2nd round DTM Nurburgring

Laurent Aiello scores the first victory for Abt-Audi from champion Bernd Schnei der, Timo Scheider takes first point for Opel Nurburgring. French driver Laurent Aiello has sensationally won the second race of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen ...

Sat 05 May 2001
Lausitzring Track Marshal killed
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Lausitzring Track Marshal killed

Senftenberg, Germany, May 3 - A track marshal was killed instantly at the new Lausitzring track. At this time, the 43-year-old marshal as not been identified. It is known that he was married with two children and his name will be released on ...

Thu 03 May 2001
Preview 2nd round Nurburgring, 4 - 6 May 2001
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Preview 2nd round Nurburgring, 4 - 6 May 2001

The hunt for Mercedes-driver Bernd Schneider By Harald Bloche - Motorsport.com Stuttgart. With his race win in the season opener at Hockenheim, reigning champion Bernd Schneider, driving a Mercedes-Benz CLK-DTM, has proved his ambition to...

Sat 28 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Funeral

Basiglio, Italy -- Family, friends, companions and fans attended the funeral of Audi works driver Michele Alboreto (44) at a service held on Friday afternoon at the Catholic Parrocchia Gesu Salvatore church in Basiglio, Italy, situated south-west...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
IRL: IF3: Alboreto Eulogy

IRL: IF3: Alboreto Eulogy

Richard Sloop - Motorsport.com - This makes one to many times this year that I have had to start a story with the words "Racing has lost a great driver today". Michele Alboreto lost his life today on a testing track in Saxony, Germany. The...

Wed 25 Apr 2001
Race report 1st round DTM Hockenheim, 20- 22 April
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Race report 1st round DTM Hockenheim, 20- 22 April

Schneider wins first race of the DTM 2001 - Aiello seventh with Abt-Audi, Opel with quickest pitstop Hockenheim. Bernd Schneider has won the first race of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) at the Hockenheimring. With his Mercedes-Benz CLK,...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
Hockenheim preview
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Hockenheim preview

Preview 1st round DTM Hockenheim, 20-22 April 2001 All 22 DTM-drivers ready for season opener, Opel-stalwart Winkelhock: "Now it is just flat out", Mercedes-youngster Fassler: "Hockenheim one of the best races." Stuttgart. They are motivated...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
2001 schedule
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2001 schedule

April 22 Hockenheim (short track) Mai 6 Nurburgring Mai 20 Oschersleben June 17 Sachsenring Juli 8 Norisring Juli 29 Hockenheim August 12 EuroSpeedway Lausitz August 26 ...

Thu 05 Apr 2001
Entry list
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Entry list

No Driver/Nat Team Car 1 Bernd Schneider/D D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz CLK 2 Peter Dumbreck/GB D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz CLK 3 Joachim Winkelhock/D Opel Team...

Presentation
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Presentation

Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2001 DTM presentation in Hockenheim: top class driversb line-up, three strong makes, new race format, moderate prices - and more TV Hockenheim. Clear the stage for the new season. For 2001, the DTM ...

Thu 15 Mar 2001
First joint tests for Audi, Mercedes and Opel
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First joint tests for Audi, Mercedes and Opel

Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2001 By Harald Bloche - Motorsport.com March 14, 2001 The first joint tests for Audi, Mercedes and Opel in Hockenheim, presentation and first race of the season are almost with us Until recently, all three DTM...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2001
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Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters 2001

DTM-field for 2001 almost completed: a mix of stars and youngsters - countdown to the season opener is running By Harald Bloche - Motorsport.com February 20, 2001 Stuttgart. Less than nine weeks to go before the DTM (Deutsche ...