Category: DTM

Jamie Green To Race An AMG Mercedes C-Class DTM

20120330015302212  JAMIE GREEN TO RACE AN AMG MERCEDES C-CLASS DTM

2 December 2004

In 2004, Green drove the ASM team’s Dallara Mercedes and claimed the Euro Series title win five races from the end of the season. He won seven races and scored half of the Dallara Mercedes drivers’ 14 wins in the 2004 Euro Series.

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Audi Strengthens DTM Involvement

20120330014211278  AUDI STRENGTHENS DTM NVOLVEMENT

25 November 2005

After the successful DTM comeback was crowned by winning the Drivers’, Manufacturers’ and Teams’ Championships, AUDI AG strengthens their works involvement in Europe’s most popular touring car series. The new Audi A4, the entry of eight instead of six cars and a newly formed driver squad should allow the title defence during the 2005 season.

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Opel To Enter Four Vectra GTS In DTM 2005

20120330014755865  OPEL TO ENTER FOUR VECTRA GTS IN DTM 2005

25 November 2004

In Opel’s motorsport programme for the 2005 season, the focus is on the DTM. The Opel Performance Center GmbH (OPC) plans to run four new Opel Vectra GTS V8s. German Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Swiss Marcel Fässler have already been confirmed as drivers. Next to the involvement in the DTM, Opel will also be present in Formula 3, in rallying and in club sport in 2005.

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Mika Returns To Racing And Kimi Tests A DTM Car

20120330013737730  MIKA RETURNS TO RACING AND KIMI TESTS A DTM CAR

7 November 2004

Mika Hakkinen, former double F1 World Champion with McLaren Mercedes, is slated to return to racing through the popular DTM series.

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Audi Conquers Them All

20120330013213517  AUDI CONQUERS THEM ALL

20 September 2004

Audi works driver Mattias Ekström achieved a dominant victory in the penultimate race of the DTM season at Brno, locking in his title even before Europe’s most popular touring car series will draw to a close this year.

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Final Spurt In The Title Race

20120330012545613  FINAL SPURT IN THE TITLE RACE

14 September 2004

With two races two go, there are three drivers in contention for the 2004 DTM Championship title. Behind championship leader Mattias Ekström (Audi) with 61 points, Christijan Albers (DaimlerChyrsler Bank AMG-Mercedes) and Gary Paffett (C-Class AMG Mercedes) kept small title hopes alive with third and fourth places at Zandvoort a week ago. Albers is second overall with 48 points followed by Paffett with 45 points. The track: The 5.4-kilometre Auto Motodromo Brno is the longest track on the DTM calendar, about 900 metres longer than Hockenheimring (4.574 kms) and Lausitzring (4.534 kms). The circuit has been built in 1986 and features six left- and eight right-hand corners. Between the highest and the lowest point of the track there are about 75 metres.

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Audi Clinch Double Victory At Zandvoort

20120330011907315  AUDI CLINCH DOUBLE VICTORY AT ZANDVOORT

5 September 2004

In front of a record turnout of 73,000 spectators Audi celebrated their second one-two victory in a row in the DTM. Having clinched his third victory in the season, Audi driver Mattias Ekström took another step towards winning the DTM title this year.

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DTM Zandvoort: Last Third Of The Title Race

DTM ZANDVOORT: LAST THIRD OF THE TITLE RACE

30 August 2004

The track: The 4.3-kilometre Zandvoort circuit is located in the sand dunes and separated from the North Sea shore just by a street. When it’s windy sand can make the surface slippery causing changeable conditions on the track. Mercedes drivers won two out of the three DTM races held at Zandvoort (Uwe Alzen in 2001 and Christijan Albers in 2003).

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