Robin Frijns debuts this year in the DTM in the Audi lineup and will be paired in a carriage with Nico Muller.
The Dutchman came into the team to replace two-time series champion Mattias Ekström, who in the upcoming season will focus on speech in rally cross. Audi also announced the composition of its crews.
In addition to a pair of Franz/Muller “four rings” the fight will lead loïc Duval with Mike Rockenfeller, as well as rené Rast and Jamie green.
“Team spirit has always been one of the main advantages of the Audi – said the head of the sports direction of the...
DTM champion 2015 Pascal Wehrlein official return to leading European body series after two years of performances in Formula 1.
Deprived of a place in the Sauber at the end of last season, 22-year-old German was unable to find a place to continue my career in the Big Prizes, but at least retains the support of Mercedes, who will represent in the upcoming season DTM.
Mercedes have named four riders for the season 2018 in DTM
“I have closely followed the developments in the DTM championship during his performances in Formula 1, and visited a couple of stages to support the team, –...
The Mercedes introduced the pilots in his last season in the German body DTM championship.
While the names of four riders who stayed with the company from Stuttgart – Gary Paffett, Paul di Resta, Edoardo Mortara and Lucas Auer.
Pascal Wehrlein returned to the DTM series?
Two riders left Mercedes after the end of last season. Robert Wickens left in IndyCar and Maro Engel chose to focus on Formula E and GT racing.
The names of their replacements will be announced later, but it is believed that one place will be the 2015 champion Pascal Wehrlein, who will be back in the DTM after two...
DTM champion 2015 Pascal Wehrlein seems to have become even closer to returning to the German touring car series.
After two seasons in Formula 1, the German was unable to find a place to continue my career and have not yet announced their plans for the upcoming racing season. Mercedes already announced that it was ready to offer his protégé the position of test pilot. In 2014 and 2015 that did not stop the Wehrlein to successfully compete in DTM, and this time, problems too should not arise.
Toto Wolff: We will offer wehrlein to the position of test pilot
The group from Stuttgart has...
Manual DTM will discuss with participants and shareholders of the future championship grid girls after the failure of Formula 1 from the practice of attracting girls on the starting grid.
Considering leaving Mercedes at the end of 2018 and a number of other problems, from the German racing series there are much more pressing problems. But I guess it is possible that the DTM will take the example of the Big Prizes.
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“Of course, in the ITR took note of the decision of marketers of Formula 1 to abandon the grid-girls, –...
Following the statement Mattias Ekström about leaving DTM Audi called the pilots on the season-2018 including presenting mate two-time champion of the series.
Mattias ekström announced the completion of a career in the DTM
The colors of the company from Ingolstadt in the upcoming season will continue to defend rené Rast, Nico Mueller, Jamie green, Loic Duval and Mike Rockenfeller. The only newcomer in the group will be Robin Frijns, last year winning the title at the wheel of the Audi R8 in the Blancpain GT series.
“We expect a lot from Robin, – commented head of Motorsport...
DTM veteran Mattias ekström has announced his retirement after 17 seasons in the German touring car series.
39-year-old Swedish rider chose to leave the series after a painful defeat in the final last year, when in the last race I missed the coveted third title, and focus on the world championship on rally-cross.
“Of course, I had mixed feelings after Hockenheim, but said to myself that next year I will try again, – quotes the edition of Extrema TouringCarTimes. – However, the weeks went by, months, and I often wondered about whether or not I need it after 20 years of a career...
The organizers of the German touring car championship DTM has presented the final version of the calendar for 2018.
In the preliminary edition of the calendar was the first listed race on the British track brands hatch, but it was decided not to abandon tradition and hold the start-up stage, in Hockenheim, which, as always, will close the season. The stage in the UK was moved to August and will open the second half of the championship.
The calendar has also returned to the Italian track of Misano, while, alas, the Moscow Raceway for the first time in the past five years, will stage the...
BMW announced the lineup of riders for the new season in the German touring car championship.
As with the Audi and Mercedes, the Bavarian concern will continue to be six pilots. The team RMG in 2018 will remain unchanged: Marco Wittmann at, Timo Glock and Augusto Farfus.
However, in the RBM were only Bruno Spengler, while Tom Blomqvist and max Martin left the series. To replace them came a native of the European F3 Joel Eriksson and GT racer Philipp eng. Both make their debut in the German touring car series next year.
Mercedes and Audi their rosters for the season in 2018, starting on...
The ItaliaRacing publication, citing its own sources, confirmed the rumours that the Williams team abandoned the idea of the invitation of Robert Kubica and teammate lance Stroll in the season of 2018 will be someone else. An official statement is expected to be made before the end of the week.
Why Williams may prefer Robert Sergey Sirotkin?
“This is the end beautiful and touching attempts Kubica to return to Formula 1, writes the Italian edition. Obviously the pole has reached its limit, which is unable to move due to their physical problems. What a pity, given all the mental and...