dtm News and Analysis
Two-time DTM champion Gary Paffett says he "didn’t have ambitions" to return to the new-look series' GT3 era, until a deal was put together at "short notice" in February.
Alex Albon believes his test and reserve driver duties with Red Bull will play a bigger role in securing a potential Formula 1 return than anything he does in DTM.
Lucas Auer led a Mercedes top-six lock-out at Hockenheim, as the first pre-season test of the 2021 DTM season came to a close on Thursday.
Maximilian Gotz led a 1-2 finish for Mercedes in a snow-disrupted opening day of DTM pre-season test at the Hockenheim circuit in Germany.
Two-time DTM champion Gary Paffett will return to the series this year as part of an expanded seven-car line-up of Mercedes factory-supported teams in the revamped GT3-based series.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger says the addition of top sportscar racing teams from Europe and Asia has vindicated the championship's decision to adopt GT3 regulations for this season.
Rene Rast is leaving the door open for a return to the DTM in 2022 due to Audi’s impending exit from Formula E at the end of the current campaign.
Nick Cassidy says it was only “natural” for him and Red Bull to extend their relationship to a partial DTM programme following his move from Japan to Europe.
The Speed Monkeys team is in an “advanced planning stage” to field a Porsche 911 GT3 in the DTM this year for reigning DTM Trophy champion Tim Heinemann.
Gerhard Berger planned a Lamborghini all-star team comprising ex-Formula 1 stars Nico Hulkenberg and Jacques Villeneuve for the 2021 DTM season but failed to strike a deal, Autosport has learned.
Former Formula 1 driver Christian Klien has revealed that he will contest selected rounds of the 2021 DTM season in a Mercedes AMG GT3.
Lucas Auer will contest a sixth season in the DTM this year as part of a two-car Mercedes effort by the Rolex 24-winning HTP Winward Racing team.
Mike Rockenfeller and Kelvin van der Linde will drive for the Abt Audi team for the first season of the DTM’s new GT3 era in 2021.
Lucas Auer is poised to return to the DTM as a factory driver for Mercedes in 2021, Autosport can reveal.
Two-time DTM runner-up Nico Muller will switch to Team Rosberg for the championship's first season featuring GT3 cars in 2021, partnering with American racer Dev Gore
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
Rene Rast has announced that he won't continue in the DTM for the first year of its GT3 era to defend his title
Spa 24 Hour-winning squad Walkenhorst Motorsport has announced that it will enter the DTM this season, ensuring the venerable BMW M6 GT3 will be represented in the revamped series
Mercedes is set to be represented by a minimum of three teams on its return to the DTM following the championship's switch to GT3 rules for the 2021 season
Mercedes-AMG will support its customer teams in the DTM this year, marking a return to the series for the first time since its factory exit in 2018
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
Lucas Auer and BMW have mutually agreed to part ways after just a single year competing together in the DTM
The DTM will hold pre-season tests at Hockenheim and Lausitzring ahead of the start of its new GT3 era
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
Phoenix Racing has ruled out continuing its relationship with Audi in the new privateer era of the DTM, but is exploring other options to stay in the series
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, Autosport has learned
Robin Frijns has conceded 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
Alex Albon will contest select DTM races in 2021 with backing from Red Bull after being dropped by the energy drink brand's lead Formula 1 squad
Mattias Ekstrom is "worried" and "scared" that the DTM will get flooded with pay drivers when the series moves to GT3 regulations in 2021
Lucas Auer believes BMW could have overturned the deficit to Audi in 2021 had the DTM retained Class One regulations for another year
The Team Rosberg squad that powered Rene Rast to his three DTM titles has become the second ex-factory Audi outfit to announce it will remain in the DTM next year
Gerhard Berger believes Rene Rast has "all the elements that define a perfect driver" following the German's run to a third DTM title in four years in 2020
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
The Jenson Team Rocket RJN team, part-owned by 2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button, is planning to join the 2021 DTM field ahead of its switch to a GT3 formula
Long-time Audi partner Abt Sportsline has become the first existing DTM team to announce that it will stay in the DTM following its move to GT3 regulations in 2021
McLaren will be represented in the DTM when it switches to GT3 regulations next year, with British GT squad 2Seas Motorsport committing to a two-car entry with the 720S GT3
The Belgian RBM team that guided Andy Priaulx to a hat-trick of World Touring Car Championship titles has been released by BMW for next season
Ferdinand Habsburg says he feels "very grateful" to have earned the respect of Audi's factory DTM stars after starring in the 2020 season with the customer WRT team
Former BMW Motorsport director Jens Marquardt has warned that the Munich-based manufacturer could be absent from the grid at the start of the 2021 DTM season
Timo Glock says he can be happy being BMW's top driver in the 2020 DTM season, having successfully rebounded from the "most horrible year in my career" in 2019
Newly-crowned triple 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
Nico Muller completed 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 decider
The DTM has unveiled the demonstration car for a 1000bhp electric series that is set to join the German championship's bill in 2023