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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Abt Audi driver Nico Muller held off BMW’s Tom Blomqvist to win the second DTM race of the weekend at the Norisring street circuit. Having started from third on the grid, Muller passed former Formula 1 driver Paul di Resta on the opening lap and kept within a second of polesitter Blomqvist through the opening […]

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BMW’s Marco Wittmann kick-started his DTM season with a win in the first race of the second round at the Red Bull Ring after holding off stablemate Tom Blomqvist throughout. Wittmann, the 2014 champion, converted his pole position into the lead in his RMG-run M4 DTM and, although Blomqvist spent much of the race within […]

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Tom Blomqvist kept BMW on top on the second day of pre-season DTM testing at Hockenheim on Wednesday. The Briton’s lap of 1m33.214s in the afternoon was a tenth up on the 1m33.330s that Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller had set by the end of an initially damp morning session. Rockenfeller was third in the afternoon […]

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