dtm News and Analysis
Nick Cassidy says "there’s a big desire" to continue building his relationship with Ferrari, as the Italian marque gears up for its Le Mans Hypercar programme in 2023.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger wants to continue to grow the pool of manufacturers represented in the championship, and is targeting new marques from the UK, United States and Japan.
DTM Electric organiser ITR is targeting a 2024 start date for its new series, according to director of competition and technology Michael Resl.
DTM drivers and teams welcomed the prospect of returning to Imola after the championship’s maiden visit last weekend, but series boss Gerhard Berger says it’s still “too early” to decide.
Lucas Auer says his restart in the DTM’s second Imola race was more responsible for earning Mercedes’ best result of the weekend in fourth than its improved Balance of Performance.
Factory BMW driver Timo Glock was forced to lament a lap 1 incident and a slow pitstop after returning empty handed from his DTM comeback at Imola.
Dev Gore became the first American podium-finisher in the DTM's history at Imola on Sunday, despite making two pitstops, after “a weird 20-position overtake” helped him to claim second.
Ricardo Feller earned his first DTM victory at Imola after a frantic safety car restart that allowed him to atone for a lap one error.
Ricardo Feller took his first DTM pole position in a frenetic qualifying session at Imola on Sunday as the Abt Audi driver pipped Felipe Fraga's Red Bull Ferrari by 0.152s.
DTM championship leader Sheldon van der Linde says "we maximised the day" by securing eighth place with 25kg of success ballast in the first Imola race on Saturday.
Mirko Bortolotti says managing his tyres in the early stages of the DTM's Imola opener was "crucial" in his recovery from 16th on the grid to finish third on Saturday.
Rene Rast says that he "got proven wrong" by taking his first DTM victory of 2022 at Imola, having doubted that he'd be capable of winning races on his comeback.
Rene Rast took a commanding first win of his DTM comeback at Imola over fellow Audi driver Nico Muller after a controlled drive in searing heat.
Rene Rast became the fifth different polesitter from as many DTM races in 2022 as he snatched top spot with a late effort for the championship's first race at Imola.
Timo Glock says his DTM return at Imola this weekend will be a “new experience” as he adapts to running BMW’s M4 on Michelin rubber in his team’s series debut.
Red Bull has announced that Turkish racer Ayhancan Guven will substitute for team regular Nick Cassidy in the fourth round of the 2022 DTM season at the Norisring next month.
DTM race-winner Kelvin van der Linde says he understands the problems that blighted his Lausitzring weekend and believes his Nurburgring 24 Hours victory was "perfect to get my confidence back".
Race track and series have a long tradition - now they are coming together for the first time. From 17-19 June, the third DTM round of the season will take place in Imola.
Factory Mercedes driver Raffaele Marciello believes a move to the DTM will not be a “step forward” for his career, but remains open to joining the category in the future.
Former Formula 1 driver Timo Glock will rejoin the DTM field at Imola this month as part of a wildcard entry from Ceccato Racing.
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When the DTM adopted the Lausitzring’s banked Turn 1 as part of its layout for the 2021 season, it meant a whole new challenge for drivers and teams.
Since signing his first factory contract with the marque in 2015, Mirko Bortolotti has become Lamborghini's Mr Dependable. And after a short spell at Audi in 2020, the Italian is back with his long-time collaborators at the Grasser Racing Team and has made a strong start to life in the DTM.
Nick Cassidy says he is “really pleased” by the potential he showed on his first DTM appearance of 2022 at the Lausitzring last weekend, despite only scoring two points.
DTM championship leader Sheldon van der Linde says that Schubert Motorsport "found some very good steps” on its new BMW M4 GT3 that allowed him to take both Lausitzring victories.
DTM race winner Lucas Auer was puzzled by his Winward Mercedes team’s loss of pace in Sunday’s second race at the Lausitzring after qualifying on pole for the Saturday opener.
Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast said a set-up rethink gave him a “different car” for the second Lausitzring race and helped him to score the first podium of his comeback.
Sheldon van der Linde became the first double winner of the 2022 DTM season with a controlled drive pole at the Lausitzring to sweep the weekend after capturing race one.
Sheldon van der Linde followed up his Saturday Lausitzring DTM victory by taking pole for race two, following a late red flag caused by a fire for Felipe Fraga’s Ferrari.
Schubert Motorsport BMW driver Sheldon van der Linde took his first DTM victory of 2022 at the Lausitzring after passing poleman Lucas Auer at the start.
Winward Mercedes driver Lucas Auer took pole position for the opening DTM race at the Lausitzring, narrowly edging Sheldon van der Linde's Schubert BMW by 0.025s.
Team Rosberg DTM racer Nico Muller says he is "more comfortable" in Audi's updated R8 LMS Evo II package, which helped him end his year-long win drought in Portimao.
Mercedes DTM race winner Lucas Auer predicts that the championship’s return to the familiarity of the Lausitzring this weekend after starting off at Portimao could uncover “who was a one-hit wonder”.
The DTM travels to the Lausitzring this weekend for the second round of the 2022 season. Here's the full schedule for the race weekend.
Rally legend Sebastien Loeb has revealed that he came “quite close” to joining the DTM with BMW a decade ago following his retirement from the World Rally Championship.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger has refuted SSR Performance’s claim that Porsche wasn’t correctly balanced against the opposition during the opening round of the 2022 season at Portimao.
The speed demonstrated by rally legend Sebastien Loeb on his DTM debut was “impressive” and it proves that he is a “special” driver, says his Red Bull teammate Felipe Fraga.
SSR Performance team owner Stefan Schlund feels Porsche wasn’t balanced correctly against its rivals in the opening round of the 2022 DTM season at Portimao.
Factory Audi driver Rene Rast felt there was nothing he could do to escape the train of cars and score some points in the second race of the Portimao season opener.
Red Bull driver Felipe Fraga said he was pleased to prove that he can be competitive on his DTM debut at Portimao, having doubted his speed coming into the weekend.
Audi driver Nico Muller believes there won’t be too many more opportunities to score race victories against an ultra-competitive DTM field in 2022 following his triumph in Portimao last weekend.
Audi driver Nico Muller led the second DTM race at Portimao from start to finish to take a convincing victory, as Red Bull’s Felipe Fraga scored his maiden podium in the series.
Team Rosberg’s Nico Muller claimed his first DTM pole position in nearly two years after beating Grasser Racing rival Mirko Bortolotti in Sunday’s second qualifying session at Portimao.
Grasser Racing driver Mirko Bortolotti thought his race was over when his Lamborghini Huracan suffered a sudden loss of power at the safety car restart during the opening DTM race at Portimao.
Mercedes driver Lucas Auer claimed victory in a dramatic opening race of the 2022 season at Portimao, taking advantage of a slow restart from polesitter Mirko Bortolotti.
Factory Lamborghini driver Mirko Bortolotti claimed pole position for the opening round of the 2022 DTM season at Portimao in a tightly-contested qualifying session on Saturday.
Several DTM drivers have voiced their support to bring back night racing to the series, saying it has the potential to produce a “mega event”.
A brand new DTM season begins this weekend on April 30-May 1 at the picturesque Portimao circuit in Portugal. Here's the full schedule for the opening round of the year.
DTM rookie Ricardo Feller topped the opening day of the Portimao pre-season test for Abt Audi, leading the Bernhard 75 Porsche of Thomas Preining.
As the DTM embarks on the second season of its GT3 era, there is a real risk that teams might start hiring NASCAR-style pitstop specialists to gain even the smallest of advantage over their rivals.
The DTM is holding its final pre-season test of 2022 at Portimao this week, but intriguingly much of the running will take place at night.
Few would have picked Felipe Fraga to lead Red Bull’s second assault on the DTM in 2022 following Liam Lawson’s departure from the category. But Fraga’s history with the DTM goes back almost a decade, and he is talented enough to take on some of the best drivers in the world of GT racing.
Kelvin van der Linde faces a “difficult situation” to remain the top dog within the Abt Audi DTM team this season with the arrival of Rene Rast, reckons 2013 champion Mike Rockenfeller.
DTM chief Gerhard Berger admits he was surprised to learn that World Rally Championship legend Sebastien Loeb will be making his debut in the series with Red Bull this month.
Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast says this year's field is so competitive that over 20 drivers can realistically aim for the championship.
Laurens Vanthoor says Porsche is not putting in any special efforts into the DTM this year, but reckons a successful maiden campaign would "mean a lot” to the Stuttgart-based manufacturer.