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 ...
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...
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
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 ...
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...
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...
Bruno Spengler Behind The Wheel of a DTM Car
Montreal, Canada, November 10, 2004 -- Earlier this week, Canadian
race car driver Bruno Spengler drove an AMG-Mercedes C-Class car of the
highly popular and very competitive German DTM ...
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...
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...
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...
7th DTM race, MOTOPARK Oschersleben (GER), August 6 - 8, 2004
DTM boom fans out to the north
The next showdown follows hot on the heels this weekend (August 6 to 8)
of last Sunday's highly-charged DTM race on the Nuerburgring - namely
on the ...
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...
Martin Tomczyk quickest Audi driver
Audi are well set for yet another DTM race, the round at MOTOPARK
Oschersleben: Martin Tomczyk in his Audi A4 DTM clocked the third best
time in Friday's tests, making the 22-year-old contender the quickest
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, ...
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
It is barely a year old and already a great: On Wednesday, the Audi A4
DTM was the star of the AUDI AG work's meeting alongside its six
drivers. And all this for good reason, as the most spectacular version of
the successful A4 model made a dream...
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...
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...
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...
DTM Invitational: DTM Debut at Shanghai
The race: The track features two 180-degree hairpins and six 90-degree
corners. The races will be held without the pit stops which are compulsory
in the DTM's championship events.
The city: Shanghai has...
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...
Peter Dumbreck with Opel in the lead
The comeback of the DTM at the MOTOPARK Oschersleben got off to a
blistering start: In temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius, Briton Peter
Dumbreck (Opel) lapped the fastest time on the 3.667 ...
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...
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 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 ...
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,...
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...
1-2 victory and DTM title for Audi
Audi works driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m achieved a dominant victory in the
penultimate race of the DTM season at Brno, locking in his title even
before Europe's most popular touring car series will draw to a ...
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 staying on the heels of the front runner
Delivering another strong performance, Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m has
secured his position as the runner-up in the DTM standings. After being
struck by bad luck (tyre puncture) in the qualifying ...