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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
German Touring Car (DTM) driver Christijan Albers has postponed his F1 test
with Jordan until after the DTM season is finished. The Dutchman, who races
for Mercedes, was due to test with Jordan at Silverstone in September but
it's been put back ...
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 ...
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's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m snatched a last gasp pole position at Zandvoort for
the eighth round of the DTM, demoting Mercedes' Gary Paffett who had held
the spot for all of the super pole shootout. EkstrÃ¶m's pole time was
1:34.051, just over a tenth...
DTM to stage invitation race in Shanghai
The Shanghai government has invited the DTM to stage a city race through
the streets of the Chinese metropolis with its 17 million inhabitants.
The race by Europe's most popular touring car series will...
First big DTM test makes ultimate excitement probable -- lags are at
Brand new DTM cars, DTM novices and routiniers are at the steering wheel,
and from the very first to the very last round, they have a distance in
time of only ...
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
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...
Opel prepared for second round at Estoril
Following the season opener in front of a record crowd of
118,000 spectators during the race weekend at Hockenheim, the first foreign
round of the 2004 DTM is now on. From April 30 till May 2, Europe's...
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...
The MINI Challenge will celebrate its debut on June 4-6 at the EuroSpeedway
Lausitz during the fourth DTM race of the 2004 season. The MINI Feeling will
also take pride of place alongside racing action in identical Cup cars. This
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
DTM Brno: Gary Paffett Third
Christijan Albers was second on the grid. After the start he made a mistake under
braking at the first corner and lost one position to Martin Tomczyk (Audi A4
DTM). After the opening lap Paffett was eighth and Jean...