DTM reveals driver numbers choices

The DTM has revealed the numbers the drivers will use from the 2015 season following a change in the regulations to match Formula One-style numbering.

DTM reveals driver numbers choices
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Gary Paffett, EURONICS Mercedes AMG, DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe
Gary Paffett, EURONICS Mercedes AMG, DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe
Augusto Farfus, BMW Team RBM BMW, BMW M4 DTM
Marco Wittmann, BMW Team RMG BMW M4 DTM

From this year, drivers are able to pick the preferred number with which they will race during their DTM careers, in a similar move to what F1 introduced for the start of last season.

Like in F1, #1 will be reserved for the defending champion if he wants to use it, and 2014 title winner Marco Wittmann has chosen it.

"I will enjoy every single race with the #1 on the car," the BMW driver said. "Hadn't I won the title, I'd opted for racing with the #11 on my car."

Audi's 2013 champion Mike Rockenfeller has picked #99.

"The 9 always was a good number for me. And so I thought that things just can't go wrong with two nines on my car," he said.

The numbers of the 2015 DTM drivers

1 Marco Wittmann
2 Gary Paffett
3 Paul Di Resta
5 Mattias Ekström
6 Robert Wickens
7 Bruno Spengler
8 Christian Vietoris
10 Timo Scheider
12 Daniel Juncadella
13 António Félix da Costa
16 Timo Glock
17 Miguel Molina
18 Augusto Farfus
22 Lucas Auer
27 Adrien Tambay
31 Tom Blomqvist
36 Maxime Martin
44 Jamie Green
48 Edoardo Mortara
51 Nico Müller
77 Martin Tomczyk
84 Maximilian Götz
94 Pascal Wehrlein
99 Mike Rockenfeller
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