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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Tom Blomqvist says it doesn’t bother him when people ask about his father instead of his own fast-rising racing career. I don’t believe him, but that’s what he said. Blomqvist, 22, was born in Britain but raised in New Zealand from the age of six. He’s currently making an impression in the fast and furious […]

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Audi’s Miguel Molina claimed his maiden DTM victory at the Nurburgring, as Mercedes Formula 1 reserve Pascal Wehrlein put one hand on the title. Molina was never troubled from pole position, building a three-second buffer in the early stages. While Paul di Resta was on his tail following the mandatory pitstops, he romped away again […]

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Rookie Tom Blomqvist romped to a maiden DTM victory in race two at Oschersleben, as BMW again swept the top four places. Starting from the front row of the grid for the first time, the Formula 3 graduate beat team-mate Augusto Farfus off the line, took the lead at the first corner and never looked […]

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Augusto Farfus claimed pole position for Sunday’s DTM race at Oschersleben, as BMW continued its strong weekend with five of the top seven drivers in qualifying. After Timo Glock won the Saturday race from pole position, Farfus topped another session for the Munich marque. The Brazilian set his time of 1m20.632s in the final minute, […]

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