Henceforth, in the German DTM series there is no weight handicap. At the meeting with the participation of the promoters and participants of the championship, held on Thursday, it was decided immediately to abandon this rule, inherent in Thuringowa racing.
Not yet received the approval of the German racing Union [DMSB], but in BMW, Mercedes and Audi are planning to spend the last two stages of season 2017, in Spielberg and Hockenheim, with the base weighing machines is equal to 1125 lbs.
“All participants heard the calls of fans – said the Chairman of the DTM Gerhard Berger. – I am very glad that the producers got together and unanimously decided in the interests of the sport.
In the near future we will present this decision for consideration to the DMSB. But given that the German racing Union spoke in support of the proposal ITR and manufacturers, we have to get the approval.”
For two stages before the end of the season, during which we will razygrano 56 points, the chances for the title retain ten riders – leader Mattias Ekström and closing the top 10 Paul di Resta share 39 points
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