Aston Martin will join the DTM grid as a manufacturer in 2019, with a program run by AF Racing AG and R-Motorsport. The British marque had been tipped for a possible entry into the German tin-top series as a replacement for Mercedes-Benz, which is leaving at the end of this season. Swiss company AF Racing, […]

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A Formula 1 test and a Porsche Supercup outing are two factors that five-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier will rely on in his Red Bull Ring DTM debut. Allowed to make the grid driving a Mercedes after the DTM made an exception to its own rule – with the blessing of Mercedes’ rival manufacturers […]

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Racing legend Alex Zanardi thought his BMW team was joking when it told him he finished fifth in the second DTM race of the weekend at Misano. The 51-year-old two-time CART champion, ex-Formula 1 racer and multiple handcycling champion made a one-off appearance in the series on home soil in Italy last weekend, driving an […]

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The DTM and Super GT will combine for two exhibition races in 2019 with one event in Germany and one in Japan, Autosport has learned. The two series have been attempting a tie-up since 2015, and Super GT chairman Masaaki Bandoh said a pair of demonstration runs last year at Hockenheim and Motegi marked a “big […]

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Alex Zanardi will make a guest appearance in the DTM races at Misano in August as part of his preparation for a Rolex 24 at Daytona entry in January. The 51-year-old, who lost both of his legs in a crash 17 years ago, has driven a variety of BMW machinery in recent years, including a […]

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After over three years of negotiations and stalemates, the cars of the Autobacs Super GT Series and the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) will run on the same track in the same weekend, as both series have announced demonstration runs at each other’s 2017 championship finales. It begins on October 14 & 15 at the Hockenheimring […]

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Mercedes will quit the DTM at the end of next year, and has confirmed it will take up its option of a Formula E entry for the 2019/2020 season. The Stuttgart brand has been a core part of DTM since the category was relaunched in 2000. Its departure at the end of 2018 will leave […]

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The DTM has outlawed team-to-driver radio communication during race conditions for the 2017 season. Other than during yellow-flag periods to provide safety instructions, or while drivers are in pitlane, teams will be limited to sending their drivers messages via pitboards. The move is one of a handful of changes to sporting regulations made ahead of […]

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BMW’s Marco Wittmann extended his championship lead with a controlled victory during Saturday’s 40-minute DTM race at the Nurburgring. Wittmann – who inherited his pole position after fastest qualifier Lucas Auer received a five-place grid drop – got off the line well and stretched his lead gradually over the race, eventually leading home stablemate Tom […]

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