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GRT TAKES OVER THE CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD IN THE DTM

Successful debut weekend for GRT in the DTM. The Lamborghini team from Austria departs from the season opener at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve with the championship lead in their bag. Lamborghini factory driver Mirko Bortolotti claimed another top result on Sunday carrying the success ballast of the previous day’s podium. After second place in … Continue reading

DTM PODIUM FOR MIRKO BORTOLOTTI AFTER STRONG COMEBACK

Bittersweet debut for GRT in the DTM. In Saturday’s race at the season opener on the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Mirko Bortolotti claimed a podium for the Lamborghini team from Austria in a dramatic race. In the morning, the Italian had sensationally clinched his first pole position in the DTM, which was also the first … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT RELIES ON THREE CUSTOMER TEAMS IN DTM TITLE FIGHT

The many fans of the DTM can look forward to a season of records: With 29 race cars – including six Audi R8 LMS from three teams – and drivers from 15 nations, the grid is larger than ever before since the series was relaunched in 2000. René Rast, three-time champion with Audi, returns to … Continue reading

SSR PERFORMANCE PORSCHE WITH FIRST FASTEST TIME IN THE DTM

First fastest time for SSR Performance Porsche in DTM: Norwegian Dennis Olsen ended up as the fastest driver on the second day of the second official DTM test at  Portimão. With the Porsche 911 run by the Munich-based SSR Performance team, Olsen completed his fastest lap of the 4.563 kilometres long Formula 1 track on … Continue reading

AUDI AHEAD OF PORSCHE ON FIRST DTM TEST DAY IN PORTUGAL

Audi ahead of Porsche: that was the order at the end of the first DTM test day just before the season opener at Portimão. Swiss Ricardo Feller ended up fastest in the Team ABT Sportsline Audi R8 with a time of 1m 41.573s ahead of Austrian Thomas Preining (1m 41.658s) with the Porsche 911 from … Continue reading

DTM SEASON OPENER WITH RECORD FIELD AT PORTIMAO

The spectacular entry by record world rally champion Sébastien Loeb, the comeback by three-time champion René Rast, the historic entry by Porsche – DTM is writing many spectacular stories during its season opener at the Portuguese Formula 1 track of Portimão this weekend (29 April till 1 May). The 2021 season, the first year with … Continue reading

GRT AND LAMBORGHINI ALL GEARED UP FOR THE DTM 2022 SEASON OPENER IN PORTIMAO

The past months of relentless work and intensive preparations have all been dedicated to this one moment: Next weekend, from 29 April to 1 May, the eagerly awaited DTM adventure begins for GRT in Portugal with the first of eight events. At the season opener on the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão, the Lamborghini … Continue reading

HAWKEY CONFIRMED FOR 2022 DTM WITH T3 LAMBORGHINI

British racing driver Esmee Hawkey will be competing in DTM in 2022 as well. Like last year, the 23-year-old will be participating in the 16 sprint races with a Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo run by T3 Motorsport. Following the first official test days at Hockenheim in early April, the DTM will get its 36th season underway … Continue reading

PIT STOPS, RACE DIRECTOR AND TEAM ORDERS: THESE ARE ARE THE KEY CHANGES IN THE 2022 DTM

A bit over three months prior to the season opener, DTM is noticeably on the rise. For the second year to adapted technical regulations, the organisation ITR is happy with a large field of at least 25 GT3 race cars. In 2021, 19 cars were entered for the full season. “Compared to last year, DTM … Continue reading

NIELSEN RACING ARE MICHELIN LE MANS CUP CHAMPIONS

The long-term partnership between Tony Wells, Colin Noble and Nielsen Racing has seen plenty of success over the years in various categories, but Sunday (24 October 2021) at the season finale at Portimao saw them crowned Champions together as they secured the Michelin Le Mans Cup title. Having taken the runner-up position together in 2017 … Continue reading

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