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Hockenheim/Germany, 17th October 2017 – That went well for the Audi Sport Team Phoenix. The crew with Mike Rockenfeller behind the wheel performed, on average, the fastest tyre change of the entire DTM season and has been presented with the Best Pit Stop Award 2017 by Hankook. This is the second time that the Audi team has been able to claim the sought-after prize from the exclusive DTM...

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René Rast is the new DTM champion. The Audi driver finished second in Sunday’s final race of the season at the Hockenheimring. This result was enough to earn Rast the title in his first season in what is probably the most popular international touring car series. The DTM rookie leapfrogged ahead of fellow Audi drivers Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström in the Drivers’ Championship to claim...

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The battle for the DTM title will go down to the wire. Jamie Green (Audi) won the penultimate race of the season at the Hockenheimring on Saturday to move to within just nine points of fellow Audi driver and championship leader Mattias Ekström. However, Green’s hopes of winning the championship were dealt a major blow when the Briton was handed a ten-place grid penalty for Sunday’s final...

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René Rast is the new DTM champion. The Audi driver finished second in Sunday’s final race of the season at the Hockenheimring. This result was enough to earn Rast the title in his first season in what is probably the most popular international touring car series. The DTM rookie leapfrogged ahead of fellow Audi drivers Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström in the Drivers’ Championship to claim...

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The battle for the DTM title will go down to the wire. Jamie Green (Audi) won the penultimate race of the season at the Hockenheimring on Saturday to move to within just nine points of fellow Audi driver and championship leader Mattias Ekström. However, Green’s hopes of winning the championship were dealt a major blow when the Briton was handed a ten-place grid penalty for Sunday’s final...

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As is tradition, premium tyre maker Hankook and the DTM are at the Hockenheimring this weekend for the grand finale of the 2017 season. The iconic circuit in the Hardtwald forest, near Heidelberg, will host the final two races of the year, which will determine who is crowned 2017 DTM champion. Six drivers are mathematically still in the title race. However, championship leader Mattias...

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Jamie Green was the tragic hero in Sunday’s DTM race at the Red Bull Ring. The Audi driver held a commanding lead with just two laps remaining, but gearbox problems then denied him what looked like a definite victory. The Brit eventually finished 14th and consequently drops to third place in the Drivers’ Championship. René Rast benefitted from his team-mate’s misfortune: he crossed the...

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Mattias Ekström has taken another big step towards his third DTM title. The Audi driver won Saturday’s race in Spielberg, Austria. This was his first victory of the season, and sees the Swede extend his lead in the Drivers’ Championship to 28 points. Spectators at the Red Bull Ring for the penultimate race weekend of what is probably the most popular international touring car series...

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Premium tyre maker Hankook and the DTM enter the finishing straight this weekend in Spielberg, Austria. The Red Bull Ring is the venue for the penultimate round of what is probably the most popular international touring car series, and the race for the title in the Drivers’ Championship has rarely been so exciting. Almost half of the 18 drivers can still be crowned 2017 DTM champion, and...

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Robert Wickens won race 14 of the DTM season at the Nürburgring on Sunday. After 40 laps of eventful racing, the Mercedes-Benz driver crossed the finish line first ahead of fellow Mercedes-Benz man Paul Di Resta. In doing so, Wickens claimed the sixth victory of his career in what is probably the most popular international touring car series. The race at the iconic circuit in the Eifel...

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Lucas Auer held his nerve to claim the fourth victory of his DTM career at the Nürburgring on Saturday. Like all the other drivers, the Mercedes-Benz driver started in damp conditions on the wet tyres provided by exclusive DTM partner Hankook. However, he opted not to switch to the premium tyre maker’s slick as the track started to dry out. This strategy paid dividends, as it started to...

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Premium tyre maker Hankook and the DTM enter the final third of the 2017 season at the Nürburgring this weekend. The iconic circuit is the venue for races 13 and 14 in what is probably the most popular international touring car series, and the battle for the Drivers’ title has rarely been more exciting. Key to success in the Eifel Mountains will be the correct management of the race...

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Mike Rockenfeller was declared the winner of the twelfth race of the 2017 DTM season in a post-race decision at Circuit Zandvoort on Sunday. The Audi driver had finished runner-up after 37 laps of exciting racing. However, the first man across the finish line, Marco Wittmann (BMW), was subsequently disqualified after the race for a breach of the rules. The reigning DTM champion had less...

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The race tyre supplied by premium tyre maker Hankook performed strongly in race eleven of the DTM season in Zandvoort on Saturday. Although sand was constantly blown onto the circuit from the adjacent dunes, and the track had been re-surfaced, the Ventus Race provided plenty of grip and impressed with a high level of consistency on the demanding track, which places extreme strain on both...

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Following their trip to Moscow, premium tyre maker Hankook and the DTM are abroad again this weekend for races eleven and twelve of the season. The Dutch coastal town of Zandvoort hosts what is probably the most popular international touring car series, and the dune circuit is one of the most demanding tracks on the race calendar for the Ventus Race supplied by the exclusive DTM tyre...

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The second half of the 2017 DTM season started with a thrilling and spectacular race at the Moscow Raceway on Sunday. Maro Engel celebrated his first win in what is probably the most popular international touring car series. The Mercedes-Benz driver completed the mandatory tyre change on the first lap, and this strategy proved successful. The 29-year-old made the most of the fast and...

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At the Moscow Raceway on Saturday, René Rast won the ninth DTM race of the season. Right from the start, the pole-setting Audi driver knew how to get the Ventus Race tyre from premium partner Hankook working perfectly on the smooth surface and celebrated a convincing start-finish victory after 38 laps. The 30-year-old claimed the second win of his DTM career to reclaim the lead in the...

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Three weeks after the spectacular Sunday race at the Norisring in Nuremberg, premium tyre maker Hankook and the DTM are in Russia. Saturday’s race at the Moscow Raceway is the ninth of the DTM season in what is probably the most popular international touring car series. The DTM then enters its second half of the season in the weekend´s second race on Sunday. The demanding 3.931-kilometre...