DTM’s recent struggles in keeping its manufacturers in line have caused sparking frictions among participants and launched the series into - potentially another golden era. What does DTM have up in its sleeves?
The FIA’s Class 1 of touring cars was a category that was doomed to suffer an abrupt extinction in the short term. Not just due the money-pump business model it was surrounded by. Class 1 DTM/ITC was hands down what F1 wanted to be in its wet dreams.
NASCAR has recently announced its new rule package for 2015, which - among many - includes rain tires and all sorts of accessories to be deployed in case of wet conditions at road courses. Sounds great on the surface, but the ultimate question is: why?
What happens when you put one of the most interesting, loudest race cars on one of the most boring (but not character-less) racetracks in the world? Hope for good support races.
DTM started their pre-season test at the Hungaroring earlier today. Winter has done some damage to the track (more like last year's winter), thus when the German monster cars were whooshing over cracks, they became potholes and the session was halted.
It isn't just Formula 1 that took a leap of faith for 2014, but one of the most hardcore single-seater categories as well. The best-ever sounding V8-based, open cockpit Super Formula (aka Formula Nippon) has turned their priorities to show off some propelled forced induction, going super touring later on.