Tag: German Touring cars

New DTM Season kicks off this weekend

  After months of waiting, fans of the DTM need not wait longer as the new season is set to kick off in less than a few days. Traditionally, the season-opening races are held at the Hockenheimring Baden-Würtemberg.

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DTM confirms a new venue for the 2018 season

  DTM (German Touring Cars Championship) has announced the 2018 calendar, which sees a new venue (1oth) added to the calendar. The new venue is the Misano track in Italy, which traditionally host the MotoGP event. The new season also sees the return of Brands Hatch in the U.K. after a couple of years not hosting the DTM.

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DTM to stay put at the Nurburgring until 2017

DTM Round at the Nurburgring The DTM (Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters) is staying put at the Nurburgring until 2017, according to organizers ITR and track owners CNG (capricorn Nürburgring GmbH). This season, the DTM Nurburgring round is scheduled for the penultimate round, from 25 – 27 September.

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New Race Format for the DTM

 2014 DTM Hockenheim finale, start of race The DTM (Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters) has a new race format for the new season, which kicks off on 30 April at the Hockenheimring Circuit. The new race format features two races of equal value per weekend, thus becoming even more attractive for both the crowds on site and television audience.

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Petrov gets real experience in a DTM race car, courtesy of Mercedes-Benz

  With the DTM (Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters) making regular trips to Russia, Mercedes gave former Renault F1 driver Vitaly Petrov an opportunity to test run its DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé at Portimão, Portugal. (Click to enlarge image)

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