dtm News and Analysis
Aston Martin could be represented on the 2021 DTM grid, having entered talks with the Racing One team about an entry with a Vantage GT3.
The participation of 2 Seas Motorsport in the 2021 DTM season appears in doubt following the squad’s switch from McLaren to Mercedes machinery.
Red Bull has announced that AF Corse will run two Ferrari 488 GT3 Evos for Alex Albon, Liam Lawson and Nick Cassidy in the 2021 DTM season.
Formula 1 test and reserve driver Robert Kubica has ruled out remaining in the DTM and is instead targeting a full-time move into the LMP2 prototype class.
Mercedes is in discussions with the DTM regarding the possibility of supporting customer teams in the series, according to AMG customer support coordinator Thomas Jager.
The DTM has announced a slightly revised calendar for 2021 after receiving approval from the FIA, with Russia’s Igora Drive venue being dropped and Monza named the season opener.
Alex Albon and Liam Lawson are set to race Ferrari 488 GT3s in the DTM as part of Red Bull’s return to the category, Motorsport.com has learned.
Audi has announced that Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Muller will compete in the DTM in 2021, while leaving the door open for its other factory drivers to return to the series.
Robin Frijns has conceded that it might be tricky for him to continue full time in the DTM in 2021 due to potential clashes with Formula E and coronavirus-related uncertainties.
Mattias Ekstrom is “worried” and “scared” that the DTM will get flooded with pay drivers when the series moves to GT3 regulations in 2021.
Alex Albon will contest select DTM races in 2021 with backing from Red Bull after being dropped by the energy drink brand’s flagship Formula 1 squad.
Audi’s Class One-spec DTM engine could find its way into the manufacturer’s upcoming ‘electric’ Dakar Rally challenger in 2022, Motorsport.com has learned.
Lucas Auer believes BMW could have overturned the deficit to Audi in 2021 had the DTM retained Class One regulations for another year.
Gerhard Berger believes Rene Rast has "all the elements that define a perfect driver" following the German driver's run to a third DTM title in four years in 2020.
Team Rosberg has become the second ex-factory Audi squad to announce that it would remain in the DTM under GT3 regulations next year.
DTM chief Gerhard Berger is expecting at least 20 cars from five different manufacturers to compete in the first season of the series’ GT3 era in 2021.
As a Paralympian, Alex Zanardi became a household name and an inspiration to millions. But his indomitable spirit and speed in a racecar had already made him a hero, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
Former IndyCar star and Paralympic hero Alex Zanardi has made positive steps towards recovery and is responding to outside stimuli, according to an Italian media report.
Former factory Audi teams Phoenix and Rosberg have laid off some of their staff members, but both have denied this could mean they will not return to the DTM in 2021.
In modern motorsport, electronics have become king. Where there once were mechanics and technicians fettling a car for laptime, the modern-day equivalent features data and software engineers crunching the numbers to run the engine, brakes and other components in the most efficient way possible.
McLaren will be represented in the DTM when it switches to GT3 regulations next year, with British GT squad 2 Seas Motorsport committing to a two-car entry with the 720S GT3.
Ferdinand Habsburg says he is exploring the possibility of racing in Japan next year, as he evaluates his options following the demise of the DTM’s Class One regulations.
Philipp Eng says he has no “hard feelings” about losing a BMW Formula E seat for the 2020/21 season, but hasn’t given up on racing in the all-electric series in the future.
Ferdinand Habsburg says he feels “grateful” to have earned the respect of Audi's factory DTM stars after starring in the 2020 season with the customer WRT team.
Mike Rockenfeller believes Rene Rast will be considered a DTM legend in 10 years after the German driver beat Nico Muller to clinch the 2020 drivers’ title.
Marco Wittmann has described the 2020 DTM season as a “character-building” year for BMW amid the domination of rival marque Audi.
Nico Muller believes he would have also been worthy of the 2020 DTM title had he emerged on top in a tightly-contested championship battle with fellow Audi driver Rene Rast.
Newly-crowned DTM champion Rene Rast says he thought his title challenge was over with three rounds to run when he slipped 47 points behind Audi stablemate Nico Muller.
Rene Rast clinched the 2020 DTM title with a commanding victory in the season finale at Hockenheim ahead of championship rival Nico Muller.
Rene Rast claimed pole position for the DTM title decider at Hockenheim on Sunday, with his championship rival Nico Muller only managing to qualify fourth.
Nico Muller pulled off a late move on Rene Rast to win the penultimate DTM race of the season at Hockenheim and keep the title race alive heading into Sunday's title decider.
Audi's Rene Rast took a crucial pole position in the penultimate qualifying session of the 2020 DTM season at Hockenheim, edging out chief title rival Nico Muller by just 0.048s.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica has strongly suggested that he will not stay in the DTM when the series adopts GT3-based rules in 2021.
The intense fight for victory between two Nissan GT-Rs in the most recent SUPER GT race at Suzuka was an apt demonstration of how well the current GT500 formula works - and is something the DTM could learn from as it ventures into its new era, says Jamie Klein.
Porsche has ruled out upgrading its 911 GT3 R to make the car compatible with the GT Pro regulations that are set to be introduced in the DTM next year.
Gerhard Berger says it would be possible to host a DTM race at the Nurburgring Nordschleife with GT3-based cars, but warned that such a landmark event for the series won’t materialise in the short-term.
ITR chief Gerhard Berger expects Mercedes to rejoin the DTM with customer teams when the series adopts the GT Pro regulations in 2021.
Robin Frijns has conceded that he’s no longer in contention for the 2020 DTM title after suffering his second DNF of the 2020 season in four races at Zolder.
Nico Muller has slammed Audi stablemate Jamie Green for what he felt was “over the border” defending during the second DTM race of the Zolder weekend on Sunday.
Audi DTM drivers Rene Rast, Nico Muller and Robin Frijns will not take part in this weekend's Spa 24 Hours, the German marque has announced.
Rene Rast says he didn’t expect a 66-point swing in his favour after snatching the DTM championship lead from Nico Muller with a run of four victories at Zolder.
Robert Kubica says he was delighted to end a circuit racing podium drought stretching back to 2010 with a third-place finish in the penultimate round of the DTM season at Zolder.
Rene Rast claimed his fourth successive DTM win at Zolder to extend his lead at the top of the drivers’ standings, as Formula 1 convert Robert Kubica scored his maiden podium finish.