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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
Audi fastest in Le Mans pre-test
24h Le Mans: In the traditional pre-test for the Le Mans 24-hour race (12/13 June), the Audi R8 were a class of their own on Sunday. Despite new regulations that make narrower rear wings mandatory, Audi...
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...
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 ...
Successful test for the Audi A4 DTM at Jerez
Over the past four days, Audi works drivers Frank Biela and Tom Kristensen recorded more than 1,300 kilometers testing the new Audi A4 DTM on the Grand Prix circuit at Jerez, Spain. As during the...
Audi win "Petit Le Mans" and ALMS title
For a fifth consecutive time, an Audi R8 has won the "Petit Le
Mans" event at Road Atlanta (USA), one of the highlights of the American
Le Mans Series (ALMS). On the demanding track near Atlanta, ...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m yet again best Audi driver
Mattias Ekstrom was also the best placed Audi driver in round five of
the DTM at the Norisring (Nuremberg/Germany). After suffering a puncture
in qualifying, the Swede fought his way up from...
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...
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...
10,000 spectators experience DTM buzz at close quarters in Hamburg
Roaring engines, rapt spectators and magnificent weather: the DTM staged
a spectacular show in Hamburg on Tuesday. The DTM stars offered a close
look into Europe's most popular...
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...
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,...
FÃ¤ssler and Frentzen shine for Opel at Brno
Opel just missed out on another podium finish on the DTM's return to Brno in
the Czech Republic on Sunday, as Marcel FÃ¤ssler finished fourth, with two
more Vectra GTS racecars also scoring points.
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 ...
DTM Oschersleben, Preview: Three Fight for the DTM Lead
The track: The 3.667-kilometre long track was built between June 1996 and
July 1997. It features short straights as well as medium fast and slow
corners and it's therefore one of the slower...
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...
New drivers, brand new cars and even more excitement
The DTM is headed for a particularly special season in 2004. The DTM
driver line-up has never been so top-class: Heinz-Harald Frentzen
(three-time Formula 1 winner and 1997 vice-world...
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...
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...
After Opel and Audi, Sunday testing at the Automotodrom Brno saw Mercedes
take its turn to top the times, on the last day of the common test. In the
C-Class, Christijan Albers set a best of 1:53.648, two tenths better than
Opel's Laurent Aiello ...
Audi A4 DTM again makes a good impression
Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline and Audi Sport Infineon Team have just completed a hard week: The two Audi factory teams travelled from the DTM presentation in Hamburg, which attracted 22,000 ...
First victory of the new Audi A4 DTM
Already in his third race, the new Audi A4 DTM celebrated its first victory.
During the visit of the DTM in Italy at the Adria International Raceway near
Venice, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m was the superior driver.
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
19 September 2004
Audi clinch title at DTM comeback ... Audi victory at Swedish finale ...
"Petit Le Mans" with two Audi R8 sports cars ... First SEAT victory in
the ETCC ... DAMS team collects further experience ... SEAT...
Fans will be warmed up for the upcoming fourth round of the DTM at
EuroSpeedway Lausitz (6 June) with a big event in the heart of Berlin next
Saturday (29 May).
The popular Touring Car Series will present itself in
Germany's capital city...
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 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...
Strong driver line-up in Abt-Audi TT-R for Nordschleife
Following the successful debut last year, at which the Abt-Audi TT-R
occupied second place overall in its debut 24 Hour race, the team is well
equipped for revenge on the Nordschleife. Team...
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...