Is Mercedes still in DTM?

Is Mercedes still in DTM?

Five Mercedes-AMG teams on the grid In 2018, Mercedes-AMG concluded its last DTM season to date with a historic triple title win: in an exciting finale, Gary Paffett drove his Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM to his second drivers’ title ahead of teammate Paul di Resta, who raced the sister car.

What is Mercedes DTM?

The Mercedes-AMG C-Coupé DTM is a silhouette racing car designed by Mercedes-Benz for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters championship. It is the successor to the AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse race car which was permanently retired after the 2011 season. Since 2015 the car has been renamed Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM.

What cars are used in DTM?


  1. BMW M3 (E30)
  2. Ford Sierra Turbo.
  3. Alfa Romeo 155 V6.
  4. Opel Calibra V6 4×4.
  5. Ford Mustang.
  6. Audi V8 quattro.
  7. Abt-Audi TT-R.
  8. Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM.

Is Mercedes-AMG a muscle car?

The Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe heads into the 2020 model year powered by same 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine as before. …

What does BMW DTM stand for?

Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM, German Touring Car Masters) is a grand touring car series sanctioned by ITR e.V. who have been affiliated to the DMSB-FIA since 1984.

Why did Audi quit DTM?

Having made the announcement on Monday, Audi cited the desire to focus its energies on its Formula E and customer racing projects and also the negative economic consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Why did Mercedes leave DTM?

Mercedes-Benz already left DTM after the 2018 season to focus on Formula E, which worried Audi about the series’ future some two years ago. At the time of Mercedes’ departure, Audi’s motorsport director stressed the need for DTM to attract a new manufacturer if it were to continue competing.

Is DTM dead?

With the recent end of an era with Mercedes announcing last season, the DTM (German touring car championship) has lost an icon for the motorsport series. However, DTM is dying, and unlike NASCAR in the USA, it’s because of the cars. The DTM is a pure petrol series.

Is the C63 AMG a good car?

Highs Stunning powertrain, laser-accurate handling, available as a convertible. Lows Flinty ride, some active safety features cost extra, competitors have better warranties. Verdict An exceptional ultra-performance car that anyone would be proud to own.

Are DTM cars equal?

All dimensions, like the wheelbase, are identical in order to provide equal opportunities without the actual design of the road cars having any influence. Audi immediately had success in 2004 with Swedish driver Mattias Ekström, now a long-time veteran of the sport, becoming a DTM series champion for the first time.

Is BMW leaving DTM?

The DTM promoter ITR has confirmed new GT regulations for independent teams for the 2021 DTM season. Also announced today is that Audi and BMW will leave ITR and that Gerhard Berger will take over the organisation.

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