DTM http://www.racer.com/more/dtm Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:50:37 -0800 en-gb F1: Paffett joins Williams in simulator role http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125754-paffett-joins-williams-in-simulator-role http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125754-paffett-joins-williams-in-simulator-role F1: Paffett joins Williams in simulator role

Long-time McLaren Formula 1 test driver and Mercedes DTM frontrunner Gary Paffett will join Williams as a simulator driver for 2016. Paffett, the 1999 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner and 2005 DTM...

DTM Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:30:33 -0800
DTM: Paffett says ART move 'refreshing' http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125710-paffett-art-dtm-move-refreshing http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125710-paffett-art-dtm-move-refreshing DTM: Paffett says ART move

Gary Paffett admits his DTM switch from the factory HWA Mercedes squad to single-seater giant ART Grand Prix in 2015 was something he needed. The British driver won his 2005 title with HWA and spent ...

DTM Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:19:23 -0800
DTM delays new engine rules http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125335-dtm-delays-new-engine-rules http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/125335-dtm-delays-new-engine-rules DTM delays new engine rules

The DTM's move to four-cylinder engines will now happen in 2019, rather than next year. Two-liter turbo engines to replace the series' V8 powerplants were to be the centerpiece of the incoming "Class...

DTM Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:30:17 -0800
FE: Aguri wants experienced stand-in http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124982-aguri-wants-experienced-stand-in http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124982-aguri-wants-experienced-stand-in FE: Aguri wants experienced stand-in

Team Aguri is likely to replace Antonio Felix da Costa with someone who has experience in a Formula E car when the series clashes with the DTM in 2016. Da Costa has dovetailed his Formula E commitmen...

DTM Thu, 07 Jan 2016 10:30:14 -0800
Di Resta targets DTM qualifying gains http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124846-di-resta-targets-dtm-qualifying-gains http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124846-di-resta-targets-dtm-qualifying-gains Di Resta targets DTM qualifying gains

Mercedes driver Paul di Resta acknowledges he has to get it right more often in qualifying in 2016 if he is to challenge for a second DTM title. The Scot recorded three podiums during his second seas...

DTM Wed, 30 Dec 2015 07:00:11 -0800
F1: Wehrlein's Manor 2016 chances fading http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124788-wehrlein-s-manor-2016-chances-fading http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124788-wehrlein-s-manor-2016-chances-fading F1: Wehrlein

DTM champion Pascal Wehrlein's chances of a 2016 Manor Formula 1 drive are diminishing, according to Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff. The German, Mercedes' F1 reserve this season alongside his DT...

DTM Thu, 24 Dec 2015 11:00:12 -0800
DTM: Mercedes needs more winners, says Paffett http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124617-mercedes-needs-more-dtm-winners http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124617-mercedes-needs-more-dtm-winners DTM: Mercedes needs more winners, says Paffett

Mercedes needs to have more of its drivers at the front of the DTM field in 2016, even though Pascal Wehrlein ended its title drought this year, Gary Paffett believes. Wehrlein became the first Merce...

DTM Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:00:17 -0800
Ocon would prefer DTM to GP2 in 2016 http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124314-ocon-would-prefer-dtm-to-gp2-in-2016 http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124314-ocon-would-prefer-dtm-to-gp2-in-2016 Ocon would prefer DTM to GP2 in 2016

Mercedes junior driver Esteban Ocon would rather move to the DTM than GP2 for 2016, after adding the GP3 title to his '14 Formula 3 European Championship success. The 19-year-old Frenchman has been c...

DTM Sun, 06 Dec 2015 13:00:06 -0800
DTM: BMW announces 2016 lineup http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124297-bmw-announces-2016-dtm-line-up http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124297-bmw-announces-2016-dtm-line-up DTM: BMW announces 2016 lineup

BMW has confirmed it will retain the same eight drivers and four teams for its 2016 DTM program. Although the manufacturer is still to reveal which drivers will be placed at which team, it announced ...

DTM Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:00:19 -0800
Magnussen surprised by grip in DTM test http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124268-magnussen-surprised-by-grip-in-dtm http://www.racer.com/more/dtm/item/124268-magnussen-surprised-by-grip-in-dtm Magnussen surprised by grip in DTM test

Former McLaren Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen says DTM cars have significantly more grip than he expected, following his first test with Mercedes. Magnussen, who has now split with the F1 squad aft...

DTM Fri, 04 Dec 2015 08:00:07 -0800