02.04.2021: • Pink Bull brings Ferrari to DTM: System 1 driver Alex Albon in GT3 race automotive for the primary time

• Ten weeks earlier than Monza season opener: worldwide subject of drivers exams in Hockenheim

• Sophia Flörsch: focussed working days throughout rendezvous wit

•    Pink Bull brings Ferrari to DTM: System 1 driver Alex Albon in GT3 race automotive for the primary time

•    Ten weeks earlier than Monza season opener: worldwide subject of drivers exams in Hockenheim

•    Sophia Flörsch: focussed working days throughout rendezvous together with her Audi R8 LMS

Countdown for the 2021 DTM: on 7 and eight April, ten groups will likely be racking up mileage on the Hockenheimring throughout the first official take a look at session.

For the thirty fifth season of the standard race sequence, many issues are totally different: Ferrari will likely be represented in DTM for the primary time, the highly effective GT3 race vehicles mark the beginning of one other chapter within the lengthy DTM historical past and with Sophia Flörsch, a quick woman is following within the footsteps of Ellen Lohr, the one feminine DTM race winner thus far. Furthermore, the sphere of drivers in DTM hasn’t been extra assorted and extra worldwide for a very long time.

Alex Albon, Timo Glock and Christian Klien are bringing in System 1 expertise, Mike Rockenfeller has gained Le Mans and DTM, with Kelvin and Sheldon van der Linde, a younger brother pair is battling with two totally different race vehicles and Indian Arjun Maini is including the thirtieth nation of drivers to the DTM’s historical past.

 After which, there may be Nico Müller, who has returned to Group Rosberg and nonetheless has unfinished enterprise as final 12 months’s runner-up.

At Hockenheim, AF Corse’s Pink Bull crew can have its first encounter with the DTM competitors with a pair of 488 GT3s for Alex Albon (THA) and Liam Lawson (NZL).

Lawson, solely 19 years previous, is coming to Hockenheim boosted by his maiden win in his first-ever System 2 race at Bahrain. Each Pink Bull drivers are embarking on their first full season in anything than a single-seater.


Group principals and drivers: anticipation for the primary motion of the 2021 DTM

“The primary take a look at is at all times cool. I can hardly await the primary kilometres with the BMW M6 GT3,” five-time DTM race winner Timo Glock (GER, ROWE Racing) says. Lucas Auer (AUT, Winward Racing) additionally has 5 DTM wins to his title. By coming back from BMW to the Mercedes ranks, he stirred up the motive force market.

 “Making good use of each lap, doing our homework,” is Auer’s reply when requested about his duties with the Mercedes-AMG GT3. “The primary take a look at at Hockenheim is a long-standing DTM custom. Nonetheless, with my new crew and the Audi R8 LMS, many issues are totally different,” ex-champion Mike Rockenfeller (GER, Abt Sportsline) underlines.

As a result of so many issues are new, anticipation is big, not solely among the many drivers but in addition for the crew principals. “We will hardly wait till we will tackle our future opponents for the primary time,” ROWE Racing’s crew principal Hans-Peter Naundorf says. His crew is taking over the DTM as a brand new problem however has a whole lot of GT3 expertise.

“For the reason that DTM finale at Hockenheim, time has passed by in a flash,” Rosberg crew principal Kimmo Liimatainen factors out.

 

HRT crew proprietor Hubert Haupt can also be filled with anticipation: “Precisely 30 years in the past, I obtained my baptism of fireplace as a racing driver in DTM.

After the sequence’ rebirth, I used to be on the grid once more in 2001,” the person from Munich says. “Now, in 2021, a brand new period is beginning and I’ve the honour of being part of it with my very own crew.”

Motorsport is likely one of the few sports activities wherein women and men compete towards one another. Sophia Flörsch (GER) will likely be going through this problem. The 20-year-old from Munich is the twelfth girl in DTM’s lengthy historical past. “Being a part of the DTM household is a good feeling,” she sparks with enthusiasm. At Hockenheim, she will likely be having the primary rendezvous together with her Audi R8 LMS run by ABT Sportsline and she or he is preparing for “focussed working days”.

Additional information anticipated: 2021 DTM with new selection and confirmed DNA

Even earlier than testing will get underway subsequent Wednesday, the DTM organisation ITR continues to be anticipating additional information regarding the 2021 DTM drivers’ subject: “We’re delighted with the standard we’re having on the grid. Within the 2021 DTM, we have now undisputed high groups and the vehicles will likely be raced by glorious drivers.

 From rookies through F1 drivers to a number of DTM winners – a very sturdy subject of drivers is on the playing cards,” says Frederic Elsner, director occasion & operations, ITR.

And never solely the drivers’ subject has a whole lot of selection: be it entrance or mid-engine, eight or ten cylinders, turbocharged or atmospheric engine: already now, DTM has loads to supply. After the two-day take a look at at Hockenheim, there are nonetheless ten weeks to go previous to the primary of the season’s eight race weekends at Monza in Italy (18-20 June).

However all of the modifications, additionally together with Michelin as the brand new tyre provider, the DTM stays loyal to its confirmed core, its DNA: one driver in every race automotive in addition to a timed pit cease – the important thing to thrilling racing, broadcast dwell on SAT.1 and in over 30 different nations.

On the 4.574 kilometres lengthy Hockenheim Grand Prix circuit, historically additionally internet hosting the season finale on the primary weekend of October, the primary take a look at classes of the DTM and the junior race sequence DTM Trophy will run on each days from 9 am until 1 pm and from 2 pm until 6 pm. The second official DTM take a look at will likely be held at DEKRA Lausitzring from 4-6 Might.

Uwe Baldes, pictures Winward,Rowe, RedBull, ABT, HRT

DTM cooperates with consultants from AVL RACING for car balancing

01.04.2021 •    Stability of efficiency: system for max equality of probabilities amongst GT3 race vehicles•    For over 70 years: AVL world automotive service supplier with over 11,000 staff•    A long time of expertise: AVL engineers concerned in 15 race sequence extra >> Lucas Auer goals at additional DTM race wins with Winward Racing

30.03.2021 •    WINWARD crew principal Christian Hohenadel in an interview•    DTM household mourns Peter Geishecker•    DTM drivers from 29 nations – racing throughout all borders•    DTM extra >> Sophia Flörsch races within the DTM with ABT and Schaeffler

23.03.2021 Sophia Flörsch will participate within the 2021 DTM. Along with automotive and industrial provider Schaeffler, ABT Sportsline is fielding a 3rd Audi R8 LMS for the 20-year-old German, who will likely be collaborating this 12 months alongside team-mates Mike Rockenfeller and Kelvin van der Linde. extra >> DTM’s new brothers’ battle: Kelvin and Sheldon van der Linde

18.03.2021 •    Racing with totally different manufacturers: Kelvin with Audi, Sheldon with BMW•    Sharing a flat in Kempten: residing with one another, combating towards one another•    Brothers in DTM: Ralf and Michael Sc extra >> Rockenfeller and van der Linde racing for ABT within the DTM

05.03.2021 ABT Sportsline is beginning the brand new season of the DTM, which begins at Monza, Italy, in June, with a veteran and a rookie: Mike Rockenfeller, 2013 champion, will likely be racing along with South African DTM newcomer Kelvin van der Linde. extra >> Haupt Racing Group to enter the DTM with Mercedes AMG

02.03.2021 The Haupt Racing Group will line up within the DTM in 2021. Former DTM driver Hubert Haupt’s crew will subject two Mercedes-AMG GT3. The German crew will obtain assist within the DTM from Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. Precisely who will go in pursui extra >> Group Rosberg lineup for brand new DTM title chase

02.03.2021 Shortly earlier than the flip of the 12 months, the crew round crew boss Kimmo Liimatainen introduced that they are going to defend their drivers’ title from the 2020 season within the DTM. With a view to construct on the successes and titles of the previous seasons, they’re counting on two Audi R8 LMS GT3 vehicles and a strong driver duo.  extra >> Michelin turns into unique DTM tyre companion

01.03.2021 •    ITR indicators contract with premium producer•    A long time of motorsport experienceDTM will likely be racing solely with Michelin competitors tyres within the 2021 season. Final week, the organisation of the extra >> ABT Sportsline within the hunt for the DTM title

26.02.2021 •    Thomas Biermaier and Hans-Jürgen Abt communicate to DTM.com•    Lengthy-standing crew about achievements and preparation for the 2021 DTM season •    ABT anticipating a brand new spirit and shut proximity to the followers extra >> Walkenhorst Motorsport to run BMW M6 GT3 in DTM

16.02.2021 Walkenhorst Motorsport is getting concerned within the DTM. Within the course of, the crew from Melle close to Osnabrück in Germany will likely be working the profitable BMW M6 GT3. Within the upcoming season, the long-standing sequence will likely be run with GT3 sports activities vehicles for the primary time. The calendar consists of eight race weekends, 4 in Germany and 4 in nearbyEuropean nations.
extra >> Pink Bull to deliver System 1 driver Alexander Albon and Liam Lawson into the DTM

04.01.2021 •    Alexander Albon to enter 2021 DTM•    Second cockpit for Pink Bull junior Liam Lawson•    Dr. Helmut Marko: “DTM with GT3 sports activities vehicles an actual problem”•    Gerhard Berger: “First-class achieve for the DTM” extra >> 2 Seas Motorsport confirms entry with McLaren in to DTM championship

12.12.2020 2 Seas Motorsport will develop its GT3 efforts for the 2021 season with the thrilling affirmation of a two-car entry in to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) championship.• Two-car entry confirmed as a part of daring 2021 season plans• McLaren title to debut in iconic German touring automotive sequence with 720S GT3• Britis extra >> DTM on all channels: 2020 season a worldwide success

02.12.2020 •    SAT.1: complete web attain and market share of Saturday broadcasts elevated•    Worldwide: Dwell broadcasts in over 30 nations and a attain of 211 thousands and thousands•    Streaming: 830,000 video views on the brand new OTT platform DTM Grid •    Social Media: Over 1.2 million f extra >> DTM: BMW Group RBM wins Hankook Finest Pitstop Award 2020

18.11.2020 To spherical off the 2020 DTM season, BMW Group RBM was introduced with one other particular award. The crew gained the Hankook Finest Pitstop Award 2020 with Philipp Eng’s (AUT) crew.
Consistent with the scoring system within the races, the person ca extra >> Audi DTM Getting ready for 2021

10.11.2020 Within the DTM, an period is coming to an finish. Race vehicles comparable to the present championship-winning automotive, the Audi RS 5 DTM from René Rast, will now not be permitted subsequent 12 months.

As a substitute, GT3 sports activities vehicles will compete within the widespread German racing extra >> The champion stays the champion: René Rast seals his third DTM drivers’ title

08.11.2020 •    In simply 4 years: three titles, one runner-up spot and 24 race wins •    René Rast with 24 wins most profitable Audi works driver in DTM historical past •    Swiss Nico Müller runner-up in 2020 DTM – Timo Glock greatest BMW driver of the season
extra >> Audi driver René Rast writes DTM historical past – Three titles in 4 years

08.11.2020 Audi Sport Group Rosberg’s driver succeeds in defending his title        Pole place, commanding victory and quickest lap in Hockenheim finale        Audi CEO Markus Duesmann one of many first congratulators extra >> DTM Class 1 period attracts to an in depth at Hockenheim: Jonathan Aberdein finishes in seventh place.

08.11.2020  The Class 1 period within the DTM has drawn to an in depth with the 18th and ultimate race of the 2020 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER). Jonathan Aberdein (RSA) was the best-placed BMW driver, ending seventh in his CATL BMW M4 DTM. Behind him, Timo Glock (GER, iQOO BMW M4 DTM) completed eighth to conclude the season because the best-placed BMW driver within the total standings, in fifth place with 120 p extra >> DTM Finale Hockenheim race 2 – René Rast victory and title

08.11.2020 DTM Finale Hockenheim race 2 – Sunday, November eighth 202001    Rast René    Deutschland    René RastAudi Sport Group Rosberg            extra >> DTM Finale Hockenheim Qualifying 2 outcome – René Rast on pole for ultimate race

08.11.2020 DTM FinaleHockenheimringSunday, November eighth 2020DTM qualifying 21    René Rast            1:28.337    11    IN PIT extra >> Jonathan Aberdein is the best-placed BMW driver within the first race of the ultimate DTM weekend on the Hockenheimring.

07.11.2020 Jonathan Aberdein (RSA, CATL BMW M4 DTM) was the best-placed BMW driver within the penultimate race of the present DTM season, ending in fifth place on the Hockenheimring. The outcome noticed the South African driver transfer up two locations to eleventh within the drivers’ standings. Robert Kubica (POL) from the privateer BMW buyer crew ART Grand Prix in eighth place and Philipp Eng (AUT, ZF BMW M4 extra >> Powerful duel for the DTM title: winner Müller postpones determination to Sunday

07.11.2020 •    Challenger Nico Müller and defending champion René Rast stage an open battle•    Aberdein best-placed BMW driver in fifth place, Kubica scores factors•    Choice within the ultimate race of the season on Sunday from 13.30, dwell on SAT.1
extra >> Closing DTM thriller with René Rast and Nico Müller

07.11.2020 End result within the drivers’ championship to be determined within the final race on Sunday        Nico Müller retains his title probabilities alive by successful Saturday’s race        Defending champion René Rast goes into the finale with a 13-point lead extra >> DTM Finale Hockenheim race 1 – Muller takes victory forward of Rast and Inexperienced

07.11.2020 DTM FinaleHockenheimringSaturday, November seventh 20201    Nico Müller    LAP 36         1:33.735    20.462    43.956    29.317&nbs extra >> DTM Finale Hockenheim Qualifying 1 – Rene Rast takes pole

07.11.2020 DTM FinaleHockenheimringSaturday, November seventh 20201    René Rast            1:28.434    8    12    Jamie Inexperienced  &nb extra >> DTM Finale Hockenheim Observe 2 – Müller quickest forward of Inexperienced and Rast

06.11.2020 DTM FinaleHockenheimringFriday, November sixth 2020DTM free apply 21Nico Müller            1:29.218    19    IN PIT2  &nb extra >> DTM schedule 2021

06.11.2020 2021 DTM schedule:

 
 
1 – 28–30 Might  – Igora Drive, St. Petersburg (RUS)*2 – 11–13 or 18-20 June – Monza (ITA)3 – 2–4 July – Norisring (GER) extra >> DTM presents idea for the long run

06.11.2020 Greater than only a race sequence: DTM because the core of a motorsport occasion platform with 5 pillars
•    High-notch sport: DTM with highly effective sports activities vehicles as top-level race sequence•    5 pillars: DTM extra >> DTM strikes forward with fully-electric race sequence

06.11.2020 Motorsport of the long run•    DTM Electrical as an modern pillar of the DTM platform•    Unveiling of an indication car throughout DTM season finale at Hockenheim•    Schaeffler a fut extra >> DTM Schedule Hockenheim and wow truth

04.11.2020  
Friday, 06 November 2020 10:35–11:05 DTM Trophy – Free Observe 1  13:00–13:45 DTM – Free Observe 1  14:05–14:40 DTM Trophy – Free Observe 2  16:20–16:50 DTM – Fr extra >> Intense combats for the title guaranted – Rast vs. Müller in DTM finale at Hockenheim

04.11.2020 Who will likely be DTM Champion 2020: René Rast (GER, # 33 Audi, left) versus Nico Müller (SUI, # 51 Audi, proper) © DTM •    Defending champion better off:  René Rast (Audi) going into the ultimate title battle because the fav extra >> BMW DTM groups put together for the grand finale at Hockenheim.

03.11.2020 The BMW DTM groups are making ready for the grand finale. This weekend (sixth to eighth November), the ninth and ultimate spherical of the 2020 DTM season will happen at Hockenheim (GER). This marks the top of the Class 1 period and sees the BMW M4 DTM contest its ultimate races in line with these rules on the iconic German circuit.  extra >> Nico Müller interview

03.11.2020 After a really sturdy season, you have been significantly struggling at Zolder. Nonetheless, your type curve finally confirmed an upward development once more with second place. How do you propose to proceed this development for Hockenheim? Nico Müller: “Within the first two thirds of extra >> Nico Müller – an analytic challenger, coming throughout just like the good son-in-law

03.11.2020 •    The antagonists within the battle for the title: profile options of René Rast and Nico Müller
 

•    Showdown at Hockenheim: duel for the 2020 DTM title to be selected the season&rsquo extra >> Three inquiries to René Rast

02.11.2020 For the fourth consecutive 12 months, you’re coming to Hockenheim as a title candidate. What will likely be your strategy for the ultimate? René Rast: “My strategy for the finale at Hockenheim will likely be precisely the identical as within the earlier three years, with out a whole lot of p extra >> René Rast A motorsport grafter, a champion of the second probabilities

02.11.2020 •    The antagonists within the battle for the title: profile options of René Rast and Nico Müller•    Showdown at Hockenheim: duel for the 2020 DTM title to be selected the season’s house straight•    Title, theses, temperaments: thriller for the large trophy turns right into a extra >> Closing thriller at Hockenheim: Three Audi drivers need the DTM title – interview

02.11.2020    The large three-way interview with the title contenders        Defending champion René Rast is the hunted for the primary time this season        Pursuer Nico Müller believes in his title probabilities, Robin Frijns is an outsider
extra >> DTM 2021: way forward for the race sequence continues to take form

26.10.2020 •    ABS and traction management admitted•    Decreased technical effort lowers hurdle to enter and improvement prices for producers•    Rolling as a substitute of standing: spectacular ‘DTM formation begin’ in IndyCar fashion•    Additional parts of the DTM’s DNA li extra >> DTM to race with out spectators in Hockenheim season finale – livestream, TV

19.10.2020 •    Joint determination by ITR and Hockenheim-Ring GmbH •    Present improvement of Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t permit for dependable planning•    6-8 November: DTM showdown dwell on SAT.1 and worldwide on the web stream•    Title race nonetheless open: Rast or Mülle extra >>