Petrov tests DTM car

"Russia is a highly significant market for the DTM and for Mercedes-Benz." - Toto Wolff.

Jan.23 (GMM) Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov looks to be following Force India refugee Paul di Resta into the German touring car series DTM.

Mercedes announced on Thursday that the Russian is currently making his DTM test debut at the Portimao track.

Boss Toto Wolff explained: "Russia is a highly significant market for the DTM and for Mercedes-Benz.

"Vitaly ... expressed a desire to test drive our DTM (car and) we were only too happy to make his wish possible."

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Series DTM
Drivers Paul di Resta , Toto Wolff , Vitaly Petrov
Teams Force India
Article type Breaking news
Tags dtm, mercedes benz, paul di resta, toto wolff, vitaly petrov