Round seven at the Nürburgring (August 16 to 18).
100 points are yet to be awarded and Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix, with its home base at the Nürburgring, are looking forward to the event with particularly eager anticipation.
From Moscow the DTM is now moving on to the Eifel.
The DTM has seen numerous gripping races at the Nürburgring, exotic premieres like a night-time qualifying session, plus six Audi victories in total since the comeback in 2000. The proximity to the famous Nordschleife and the enthusiasm of the fans make the round in the Eifel an event you can’t miss.
The Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider, grew up near the circuit and for whom the Nürburgring is thus their home track. ‘Rocky’ has the chance of making another battle for the title in front of many friends and fans. Following his second victory of the season in Moscow, the Audi driver is traveling to his home round with an advantage of 27 points over the reigning Champion Bruno Spengler.
This year, the DTM is again using the 3.629-kilometer short configuration of the Grand Prix circuit on 49 laps. The circuit offers two sections – the start-finish straight in front of the first turn and the back-straight in front of the chicane – in which the Drag Reduction System (DRS) effectively supports overtaking maneuvers. This promises an exciting race Sunday.
Fans in many countries of the world can watch qualifying and the race live on the DTM’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/dtmint live.
We hope you will follow the race on Formula Ràpida.
3,629 km / 49 Laps
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) 1.24,372 Min. (2010)
|Former winners||2001 Laurent Aiello (Abt-Audi, 2x) 2002 Uwe Alzen (Mercedes-Benz)2003 Christijan Albers (Mercedes-Benz), Laurent Aiello (Abt-Audi) 2004Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz) 2005 Mattias Ekström (Audi) 2006 Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) 2007 Martin Tomczyk (Audi) 2008 Bernd Schneider (Mercedes-Benz) 2009 Martin Tomczyk (Audi) 2010 Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) 2011 Mattias Ekström (Audi) 2012 Bruno Spengler (BMW)|