Bruno Spengler stormed to a record fifth DTM race win at the Norisring after the BMW RMG driver was unmatched in race two. The Canadian lead home Audi Sport Team Rosberg’s Jamie Green and Audi Sport Team Phoenix’s Mike Rockenfeller who were both handed five place grid penalties for failing to adhere to red flag […]

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R Motorsport’s new Aston Martin Vantage DTM challenger has hit the track for the first time, with Paul di Resta shaking down the car at the Jerez circuit in Spain on Monday. The appearance of the car comes despite the company not having a fully completed car on show at its launch event in Switzerland […]

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Charly Lamm, a long-time BMW Team Schnitzer team boss, has died unexpectedly at the age of 63, just two months after retiring from the family team. Lamm worked as the Team Manager for the successful race team, guiding the team to success in the European Touring Car Championship in the 1980s. He oversaw yet more […]

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Nick Cassidy has turned down an offer to race in DTM – the German Touring Car Championship – in 2019 and will continue to drive for Lexus and Toyota in Japan’s two premier classes, Super GT and Super Formula respectively. “DTM is a bit shaky at the moment and I wasn’t keen to move,” says […]

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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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