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2019 DTM contingent gets set for new season

As the new DTM season kicks off at its usual playground in Hockenheim, the teams (Audi, Aston Martin and BMW) are well and ready prepared for the season opener. A  recent pre-season test at the Lausitzring saw 18 drivers from the three teams clocked an incredible 3,921 laps between Monday and Thursday.

Aston Martin debuts in DTM

The Aston Martin Vantage DTM was unveiled in early March during a pre-season test. The car is a collaboration between Vynamic GmbH, a joint venture between AF Racing AG and HWA AG. The Aston Martin DTM outfit will be managed by Team R-Motorsport.

The new DTM debutant ran two Aston Martin Vantage DTMs for its four drivers, setting a ninth-fastest time of 1:36.345 with Jake Dennis behind the wheel in the final pre-season test.

Audi and BMW: a two-way fight for DTM honors

Audi finished the final pre-season test with the fastest overall lap-time (Robin Frijns 1:35.169). Meanwhile, BMW only got sixth-fastest in overall time (1:35.884 for Joel Eriksson). The BMW squad ran three BMW M4 DTMs with six factory drivers.

After the test, Audi looks the strongest with all eight RS 5 DTMs. The brand’s eight factory drivers Loïc Duval, Robin Frijns, Jamie Green, Nico Müller, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller completed 6,642 kilometers (1,414 laps) in total from Monday to Thursday. In addition, Audi’s customer team, WRT Team Audi Sport, with its two DTM rookies, Jonathan Aberdein and Pietro Fittipaldi, drove 469 laps.

The BMW squad with their six drivers completed over 1,250 laps and 5,500 kilometers at the final pre-season test. BMW Team RBM, BMW Team RMG and the drivers used the test to prepare themselves and the 2019 BMW M4 DTM for the start of the season.

At the heart of the race car is the new BMW P48 turbo engine, which was developed from scratch in accordance with Class 1 regulations. The BMW M4 DTM has also been modified extensively in many other areas.

We are all geared up for the start of the 2019 DTM season, are you?

2018 Audi RS 5 DTM makes first public appearance at pre-season test in Vallelunga

  DTM Champions Audi DTM is currently in action at the pre-season test in Vallelunga, Italy. In 2017, Audi Sport finished the season with its most successful results of all time. In tests at Vallelunga, the new Audi RS 5 DTM now made its first public appearance.

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Get ready for an even more exciting DTM Season

  With the DTM (German Touring Championship) just two months away , the organizers have provided a glimpse of an even more exciting DTM Season in 2018.

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Audi DTM prep drivers in anticipation of the new seaso

  Audi’s DTM is preparing for the new DTM season with the drivers’ conditioning and mandatory training programs.

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2017 Audi RS 5 DTM debuts on track

  Only a week following its world premiere in Geneva, the new Audi RS 5 DTM did its first public test laps on the Italian race track at Vallelunga.

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Wickens and Green share victories at DTM Zandvoort

2016 DTM Zandvoort  Jamie Green Last weekend’s DTM Rounds at Zandvoort saw Audi DTM driver Jamie Green and Mercedes AMG DTM driver Robert Wickens capture a victory each on the challenging Dutch Circuit. The Zandvoort round marked the end to the first half of the current DTM season.

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Audi DTM prepares for next assault at Zandvoort

DTM Zandvoort Mattias Ekström If there’s a particular DTM event all Audi drivers equally rave about, it’s Zandvoort. The tradition-steeped circuit on the North Sea coast has been an integral element of the DTM since 2001 and is on the calendar this weekend, 15 – 17 July.

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Nico Müller scores maiden win at DTM Norisring

 2016 DTM Norisring Nico Müller race 2 An emotional Sunday for Nico Müller: in the second race at the Norisring, the Swiss scored his maiden DTM race win. Having started from third place, Müller took the lead on lap 43 following a perfect pit stop by his Team and defended this position until the finish. Race 1 was won by Audi’s Edoardo Mortara.

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Audi DTM completes Young Driver Test program at Jerez

Audi DTM Young Driver Test 2015 Jerex_3 Just like rivals Mercedes DTM, Audi Sport followed in the footsteps to try out new, up and coming aspiring racers at last week’s trials in Jerez. Audi gave six young racers the opportunity-of-a-lifetime to test the RS 5 DTM at the Jerez de la Frontera track. The Audi RS 5 DTM is heralded as the most successful race car this season, thanks to ten victories in 18 races.

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Audi DTM drivers complete all-important final test program

  Two weeks to go till the 2014 season of the DTM (Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters), Reigning Champion Audi have already performed an extensive final test program at the venue of the DTM season-opener,Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. (click to enlarge)

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