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Factory BMW driver Timo Glock was forced to lament a lap 1 incident and a slow pitstop after returning empty handed from his DTM comeback at Imola.
Timo Glock says his DTM return at Imola this weekend will be a “new experience” as he adapts to running BMW’s M4 on Michelin rubber in his team’s series debut.
Nick Cassidy says he is “really pleased” by the potential he showed on his first DTM appearance of 2022 at the Lausitzring last weekend, despite only scoring two points.
Rally legend Sebastien Loeb has revealed that he came “quite close” to joining the DTM with BMW a decade ago following his retirement from the World Rally Championship.
DTM boss Gerhard Berger has refuted SSR Performance’s claim that Porsche wasn’t correctly balanced against the opposition during the opening round of the 2022 season at Portimao.
The speed demonstrated by rally legend Sebastien Loeb on his DTM debut was “impressive” and it proves that he is a “special” driver, says his Red Bull team-mate Felipe Fraga.
SSR Performance team owner Stefan Schlund says there is "a need for action" on Porsche's Balance of Performance in the DTM after struggling in the opening rounds at Portimao.
Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast said there was nothing he could do to break into the points after qualifying mid-pack for the second race of his category return in Portimao.
Red Bull driver Felipe Fraga said his first DTM weekend at Portimao answered a pre-weekend "question mark" he had about his competitiveness, as he took a podium in race two.
As the DTM embarks on the second season of its GT3 era, there is a real risk that teams might start hiring NASCAR-style pitstop specialists to gain even the smallest of advantage over their rivals.
Following Liam Lawson's decision to concentrate on single-seater exploits this year, his seat in the AF Corse-run Red Bull Ferrari DTM squad has been taken by a Brazilian series newcomer.
DTM chief Gerhard Berger admits he was surprised to learn that World Rally Championship legend Sebastien Loeb will be making his debut in the series with Red Bull this month.
Factory Aston Martin driver Nicki Thiim will enter the DTM for the first time this year, but at the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan rather than a Vantage GT3.
Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has tested with Red Bull’s DTM team at Spa-Francorchamps this week, raising speculation that he could make his race debut in the GT3-based series.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Timo Glock is in frame for a surprise switch to the Italian GT series following his departure from the DTM.
BMW outfit Rowe Racing denies suggestions that poor results played a role in its departure from the DTM after one season, saying the team “doesn’t shy away from sporting failure”.
Factory Porsche GT driver Laurens Vanthoor is being tipped to join the DTM this year as part of SSR Performance’s two-car entry into the category.
The DTM has announced a complete ban on team orders ahead of the 2022 season, warning that anyone trying to artificially influence the results risks exclusion from the championship.
Mercedes is set to contest the 2022 DTM season with a rejigged driver line-up, with reigning champion Maximilian Gotz switching teams and Luca Stolz and Maro Engel being brought on board full-time.
Porsche is set to install former Audi engineer Florian Modlinger as its project manager for its Formula E team, prising him from his role as Abt's technical director.
Red Bull now appears set to continue in the DTM for a second season in 2022, partnering again with the Ferrari-supported AF Corse team.
Renowned Lamborghini squad Grasser Racing will move to the DTM next year, fielding four Huracan GT3 Evos with factory support from the Italian supercar manufacturer.
Formula 3 race winner David Schumacher will drive a Mercedes-AMG GT3 at Paul Ricard this week as part of the German manufacturer’s young driver DTM test.
DTM chief Gerhard Berger admits that the Norisring finale has “damaged” the series’ reputation and he will “personally” work on a solution in the winter break.
Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko feels Kelvin van der Linde should have received a ban for wrecking Liam Lawson’s DTM title hopes at the Norisring.
Three-time DTM champion Rene Rast will return to the championship next year following Audi's departure from Formula E, and will lead the marque's Le Mans 24 Hours comeback in 2023.
Red Bull AF Corse's team boss labelled Sunday's final DTM race a "disgrace", as team orders and an opening lap collision played a key role in deciding the 2021 title.
Red Bull protege Liam Lawson lashed out at "idiot" Kelvin van der Linde after losing the DTM title at the Norisring, describing him as the "dirtiest guy" he's ever raced against.
The Walkenhorst BMW team approached the DTM about conducting a Balance of Performance test after a tough showing in Saturday's first Hockenheim race, but its request was vetoed by rival squads.
Red Bull junior left it to the last moment to go full throttle from pole at the start of Assen DTM race, but wasn't to blame for the startline chaos.
The DTM has decided against bringing pitstops under the purview of Balance of Performance in 2021 following an investigation into the apparent advantage enjoyed by Ferrari and Mercedes teams.
The DTM demonstrated the remote control capabilities of its all-electric prototype with a live run at the Red Bull Ring this month.
Three-time DTM champion Klaus Ludwig has called on more manufacturers to join the revamped GT3-based series after seven brands were represented on the grid at the Nurburgring last weekend.
The driving standards in the DTM have come under fire after a wild race at the Nurburgring that was marred by several on-track collisions and two safety car periods.
Audi's Mike Rockenfeller has criticised Red Bull’s Liam Lawson for the incident that eliminated him and championship leader Kelvin van der Linde from the second Nurburgring DTM race.
Factory Mercedes driver Gary Paffett will not contest the 2021 DTM season, having already skipped the opening three rounds, with his replacement Maximilian Buhk set to see out the season.
Audi GT3 ace Kelvin van der Linde says Mercedes DTM drivers were playing ‘games’ at Zolder, having been stuck behind Philip Ellis for much of the second race on Sunday.
One-time Formula 1 starter Markus Winkelhock will make a surprise return to the DTM this month according to Autosport’s sister title Motorsport-Total.com.
Red Bull’s DTM rivals have said they feel they don’t stand a chance at beating the AF Corse squad in pitstops this season.
The DTM is set to incorporate parts of the Lausitzring oval layout when it heads to the German venue later this month for the second round of the 2021 season.
T3 Motorsport could expand to a third Lamborghini Huracan GT3 car for next month’s DTM’s round at the Lausitzring.
The results for DTM's first qualifying session at Monza remain provisional due to “a pending procedure”, with the series understood to be investigating a fuel sample on Vincent Abril’s Mercedes.
Mercedes DTM drivers feel Audi and BMW were out of reach following two successive rounds of Balance of Performance adjustments during the season opening round at Monza.
The DTM has pegged back the performance of Mercedes and Ferrari ahead of second qualifying for the Monza season-opener.
The DTM is planning to reschedule the postponed Norisring event in the autumn and has assured that there will be eight events on this year’s calendar.
Two-time DTM champion Gary Paffett is expected to miss the opening two rounds of the 2021 season at Monza and Lausitzring due to clashes with Formula E.
Long-time BMW GT3 squad Rowe Racing has voiced its displeasure at the DTM’s tyre choice for the 2021 season, saying Michelin’s S8M compound “doesn’t work" for the M6 GT3.
Ex-Formula 1 racer Christian Klien says he never seriously considered racing in the DTM until the championship’s move to GT3 cars presented an opportunity to contest a part campaign in 2021.
The wide gulf in performance at Lausitzring has prompted discussions regarding the true speed of the cars under the current Balance of Performance in DTM, with many questioning why Audi and BMW were so far off the pace.
The DTM is set to rely on a single tyre compound for the 2021 season under GT3 regulations, opting for the medium rubber from Michelin’s range.
Mercedes wants the DTM to introduce open exhaust systems in the series this year to boost the sound made by the cars.