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Abril stripped of Monza podium
The number-crunching behind BoP
Drivers doubt Turn 1 will be flat
Lausitz banking to up 'fear factor'
How to watch Lausitzring DTM races

HRT Mercedes driver Vincent Abril has been disqualified from the DTM’s opening round at Monza due to a technical infringement, stripping him of his maiden podium finish in the series.

The number-crunching behind the new-look DTM's equalisation drive Prime

Switching to GT3 regulations marked a fresh start for the DTM in 2021, but it has also drawn a line in the sand against other series using similar cars by engaging AVL Racing to develop a bespoke Balance of Performance system. Here’s how it works.

DTM drivers feel they will not be able to complete the banked first corner of the Lausitzring circuit at full throttle after sampling the new layout in practice on Friday.

Mercedes driver Arjun Maini believes DTM drivers will have to overcome an increased “fear factor” as they tackle parts of the Lausitzring’s oval layout for the first time in the series’ history.

The DTM returns to action this weekend at the Lausitzring following last month's season opener at Monza. Find out where to watch it and how.

Ex-Audi, Opel driver Haupt to make DTM comeback at 52

Former Audi and Opel driver Hubert Haupt will make his DTM return at the Nurburgring next month at the age of 52, driving for his eponymous HRT team.

Red Bull's DTM rivals 'don't stand a chance' in pitstops

Red Bull’s DTM rivals have said they feel they don’t stand a chance at beating the AF Corse squad in pitstops this season.

Tickets for DTM 2021 season now on sale

With the 2021 DTM season now underway, tickets for the series' races in Germany and across Europe are now on sale.

DTM to use oval-based layout for Lausitzring round Lausitzring
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DTM to use oval-based layout for Lausitzring round

The DTM is set to incorporate parts of the Lausitzring oval layout when it heads to the German venue later this month for the second round of the 2021 season.

Floersch 'expected more' from DTM debut at Monza

Formula 3 graduate Sophia Floersch says she expected more from her debut weekend in the DTM at Monza after failing to crack the top 15.

Monza DTM results pending as Mercedes team is investigated

The results for the first DTM qualifying session at Monza remain provisional due to "a pending procedure", with the series understood to be investigating a fuel sample on Vincent Abril's Mercedes.

Lamborghini squad set to add third car for Lausitzring DTM

T3 Motorsport could expand to a third Lamborghini Huracan GT3 car for next month’s DTM’s round at the Lausitzring.

Why DTM was slower than GT World Challenge at Monza Monza
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Why DTM was slower than GT World Challenge at Monza

The DTM was unable to meet its target of becoming the fastest GT3 series in the world at Monza, with outright lap times fractionally slower than GT World Challenge Europe.

DTM showed it "still deserves its name," say drivers

Several DTM drivers have given a thumbs up to the championship’s move to GT3 regulations following the opening round of the 2021 season at Monza.

Mercedes DTM drivers unhappy with Monza BoP changes

Mercedes DTM drivers feel Audi and BMW were out of reach following two successive rounds of Balance of Performance adjustments during the season opening round at Monza.

The initial verdict on DTM's move to GT3 cars

OPINION: Facing collapse last year, the DTM has shifted its philosophy from a championship for silhouette-based touring cars to GT machines not too dissimilar to those racing across multiple series worldwide. But despite some initial BoP-based teething troubles, there were some pleasant findings as the 'new DTM' got underway at Monza

Muller: Important to prove myself against GT3 experts in Monza

Factory Audi driver Nico Muller says he felt it was important to ‘prove myself’ against established GT3 runners after finishing on the podium in the DTM season opener at Monza.

Van der Linde glad to even score with brother with DTM win

Audi GT3 ace Kelvin van der Linde says he is “proud” to have won a DTM race on his debut weekend at Monza, admitting that it was tough to see his younger brother Sheldon do so before him.

Monza DTM: Van der Linde leads Audi 1-2 in Sunday race Monza
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Monza DTM: Van der Linde leads Audi 1-2 in Sunday race

Factory Audi driver Audi Kelvin van der Linde cruised to a lights-to-flag victory in the second race of the 2021 DTM season at Monza, leading Nico Muller in a 1-2 for the Munich-based manufacturer.

Monza DTM: Van der Linde beats Lawson to Sunday pole Monza
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Monza DTM: Van der Linde beats Lawson to Sunday pole

Audi GT3 star Kelvin van der Linde claimed pole position for the second DTM race of the Monza season opener, beating Saturday winner Liam Lawson by 0.078s in a closely-contested qualifying.

Ferrari, Mercedes get BoP hit ahead of second Monza DTM race Monza
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Ferrari, Mercedes get BoP hit ahead of second Monza DTM race

The DTM has pegged back the performance of Mercedes and Ferrari ahead of second qualifying for the Monza season opener.

Lawson: Debut DTM win 'won't sink in for a while' Monza
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Lawson: Debut DTM win 'won't sink in for a while'

Red Bull protege Liam Lawson says it will 'take a while' for his maiden DTM win to sink in after the Kiwi charged from seventh on the grid to take top honours in the Monza season opener.

Why Albon has his work cut out in the new-look DTM

The DTM moves into its bold new GT3 era with welcome support from Red Bull, which enters two AF Corse-run Ferraris. That includes one for ex-F1 driver Alex Albon, who’s determined to make a success of his GT switch

The slow-burner threatening to unseat Audi's DTM king Prime

The slow-burner threatening to unseat Audi's DTM king

It's taken him a while to emerge as a consistent title challenger, but in the final year of DTM's Class One ruleset, Nico Muller has smoothed the rough edges and has double champion stablemate Rene Rast working harder than ever to keep up in the title race.

Does 2000 hold the answers to the DTM's current crisis? Prime

Does 2000 hold the answers to the DTM's current crisis?

It's 20 years since the DTM roared back into life at a packed Hockenheim with a back-to-basics approach as the antidote to its high-tech past. Now it's on its knees again, so is it time to recall the lessons learned in 2000?