Conditions at the DTM finale at Hockenheimring we’re hardly the most representative of early October in the region. Previous visits to the season ending event tended to be on the dryer side in recent years, flicking between late Autumn wind and warmth to early Winter grey and cool. For the regulars, the wet weather was … Continue reading “Waiting for the Rain Dance”
Category: DTM Opinion and News
“DTM: Rast makes it two from three”
Rene Rast reclaimed the DTM crown in stellar fashion at the Nürburgring this weekend, as rivals Nico Müller and Marco Wittmann stumbled.
“Motorsport Diaries, Episode 6 (July 21st 2019) – DTM, W Series, Assen & reverse grid races”
In this episode of Motorsport Diaries, I look at DTM's 2nd race at Assen and a first win in two years for Mike Rockenfeller ahead of wonderful race through the field by Marco Wittmann, and some odd tyre strategies.
“Motorsport Diaries, Episode 5 (July 20th 2019) – DTM, W Series, Assen & Super Formula”
In this episode of Motorsport Diaries, I look at DTM's first race at Assen and a great battle between Marco Wittmann, Nico Müller and Rene Rast. Also, I look at the penultimate round of the W Series, with its finale coming at Brands Hatch next month.
“DTM and Super GT joint race confirmed”
DTM and Super GT series’ promoters – Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen (ITR) and GTA Co – have finally confirmed a date to hold a joint end-of-season race. Following the conclusion of their respective 2019 campaigns, DTM’s three manufacturers will convene at Fuji Speedway in Japan over the November 23rd-24th weekend to compete against Super GT’s GT500 … Continue reading “DTM and Super GT joint race confirmed”
From some absurd Friday showers, the night has folded into a warm, beautiful sunny morning. The damp streaks, marked so starkly with dark patches – obvious offline – was soon to be swept and scrubbed dry by fierce German technology.
“A short story about Nico Rosberg”
-- For no reason, this little story about Nico Rosberg popped into my head today, so I thought it would be nice to share it with you. -- Over the weekend of the 2015 DTM season finale at Hockenheim, then Mercedes racer (and future world champion) Nico Rosberg was brought in to take part in … Continue reading “A short story about Nico Rosberg”
“DTM unveil new weekend structure details”
The DTM this week announced further details as to the restructure of its race weekends for the coming season.
“Wehrlein involved in promotional event accident, two injured”
Mercedes DTM racer Pascal Wehrlein has been involved in an accident during a promotional event this week that has left two people injured.
Sitting in the departure lounge of an airport, waiting, gives one plenty of time to mull over the weekend’s racing events. For all intents and purposes, the paddock had all but departed from Hockenheim by the end of last night – some happy with their efforts, others less so.
“Rockenfeller ready to defend DTM crown”
Phoenix Racing Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller claims he is ready and looking forward to defending his DTM title.
“Dr Thomas Betzler (1949-2014)”
The Deputy Chairman of DTM rights holder ITR, Dr Thomas Betzler, passed last week following a serious illness.
“Thoughts on Ekstrom, the Norisring and disqualifications”
Mattias Ekstrom’s disqualification from this month’s DTM event at the Norisring has been upheld by the DMSB; however in a twist, no winner has been declared for the event.
“Getting it Right”
At Brands Brands in May, the BMW team spent much of the Friday evening practicing pitstops with Bruno Spengler's car.