Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:56
The DTM regulations are very strict so there's no big changes, just some inter suspension adjustments and most of the other changes will be done before the race.
Submitted by Dan Buzdugan on Sun, 03/02/2014 - 10:50
The racer weights as little as 1170kg and it's being powered by a NA V8 engine which develops 480HP and 500NM of torque, i believe this car flies. Transmission magic happens due to a 6speed sequential gearbox, with the help of 2 hydraulic flappy paddles.
Submitted by Matthew Law on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:11
October 23, 2013 - ML24 releases Concept Design for a Mercedes-Benz SLK (R171) Wide Body Kit.
Inspired by the Mercedes-Benz Black Series and DTM race cars, this kit features aggressive flares and new bumper designs to match the latest Mercedes-Benz design language. One of the main objectives of this design study is to refresh the older generation SLK Class with more futuristic and extreme styling.
More sculpted and tighter surfaces are used in the design to follow the latest trends in exterior styling. Furthermore, various race-inspired design elements are implemented on the body panels.
Recently we posted an article for the STCC fans, this time it's the DTM fans turn.
DTM season 2012 starts on April 29th and the Audi has revealed the liverys on their competitior in this prestige German sport, Audi A5.
The cars are divided by four sponsors and 2 drivers, so here is the list of them for this season:
Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline
- Mattias Ekström (Red Bull Audi A5 DTM)
- Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi A5 DTM)
Audi Sport Team Abt
- Rahel Frey (E-POSTBRIEF Audi A5 DTM)
- Adrien Tambay (Audi ultra A5 DTM)
Audi Sport Team Phoenix
This year BMW Motorsport (M-sport) will appear in DTM season with 6 new BMW M3 DTM models. One of them, sponsored by Castrol EDGE will be equiped by new Castrol EDGE and Aral Ultimate design livery.
Castrol engine oils are well known all over the world, for their extreme performance in the racing world as in the daily use among millions of users. Castrol EDGE oil is strongest and most advanced oil yet. Aral Ultimate has 2.400 filling stations all over Germany and that makes it the biggest on the market. The famous blue Aral diamond logo has special place on German market, it is known by 90 % of all citizens.
Short following Seljakboy's post with the DTM A5, BMW recently unveiled, in Munich, ahead of this weekend's DTM round, their DTM concept car.
New regulations for next year have been introduced to reduce costs with a standardized chassis and other parts. Aero changes will also lead to more exciting racing, back to the Golden era of 90’s DTM. This also allows 2 door coupes such as this M3 and Audi’s A5.
From 2012 on, Audi will bank on the A5 in the most popular international touring car racing series. It will be unvield at the IAA (International Motor Show) in Frankfurt by the Audi DTM division.