The destination of the 2019 DTM title swung emphatically towards Rene Rast (GER) after the Audi driver claimed maximum points from pole position and a lights-to-flag race victory at the Nürburgring.
The DTM has reached an agreement with the management of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza to hold a round of the 2020 series at the legendary Italian racetrack.
The internationally leading expert-organisation DEKRA and the DTM have announced an additional extension to a long-standing strategic partnership that stretches back 30 years.
In the DTM, the battle for the 2019 title is entering its decisive stage. This weekend, the seventh of nine season rounds in Europe’s most popular touring car race series is scheduled at the Lausitzring this weekend (23-25 August). Points’ leader René Rast (GER, 206 points) is 37 points ahead of his fellow Audi driver Nico Müller (SUI, 169). BMW works driver Marco Wittmann (GER, 147) needs two top results at the 4.534 kilometres long track to keep his title hopes alive.
Philipp Eng earned an emotional maiden victory as the DTM returned to its birthplace at Belgium’s Zolder circuit. The Austrian BMW driver benefited from a mid-race Safety Car period, that carved the race in half and enabled him to take full advantage of an early stop for tires to take victory in DTM at his 23rd attempt.
In announcing a joint race meeting, DTM and Japan’s SUPER GT Series turn over a new page in motor racing history.
In a further boost to an already packed roster of weekend entertainment, DTM’s umbrella organization ITR GmbH today announced that every round of the 2019 season will feature Saturday-evening music concerts with some of Europe’s top DJ talent.