German Touring Car Championship (DTM) articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Kubica thinking of F1 return after DTM test 25th January 2013, 10:19
“Of course I would prefer to be in an F1 car but you have to do small steps. Maybe one day I will get the chance to drive again an F1 car.”
Kubica tests DTM Mercedes at Valencia 24th January 2013, 15:41
Robert Kubica said he had “no problems whatsoever” as he tested a Mercedes DTM car almost two years since he came close to losing his life in a rally crash
Coulthard 13th on DTM debut 25th April 2010, 14:09
David Coulthard finished 13th in his first race for Mercedes in the DTM. He started 17th on the grid behind fellow ex-F1 driver Ralf Schumacher, who’s in his third year in the German touring car series. Schumacher finished tenth in the season-opener at the Hockenheimring behind another former F1 driver, Markus Winkelhock, also in an [...]
Ten must-watch races of 2010 (Video) 21st February 2010, 11:30
We’re all F1 fanatics here but even with a biggest-ever calendar of 19 races this year that still leaves 33 F1-free weekends. So what’s the other must-see racing action in 2010 this year? Here’s my top ten picks – name yours below.
BBC F1 is great but motor sport coverage in Britain is getting worse 10th June 2009, 7:00
BBC F1 are doing a marvellous job in their first year back as F1′s broadcasters in Britain. That much is clear on the live blogs whenever fans outside Britain get a glimpse of BBC’s work and comment on how good it is. But although it’s great to finally see some improvement in Formula 1 broadcasting, [...]
Eight non-F1 races I won’t miss in 2009 9th April 2009, 11:00
F1 is great – but it’s only on 17 times a year! On other weekends I look elsewhere to get my racing fix – whether I’m in the stands or on the sofa. Here are the races I’ll make sure to see in 2009 – what are you favourites?
Four mistakes F1 must avoid 2nd October 2008, 12:00
Here are four ideas, which have been tried in other championships to make racing more entertaining, that don’t belong in F1.
Might have been Hamilton: Allan McNish 30th May 2008, 7:00
In the first of a two-part series F1 Fanatic columnist Ben Evans looks at two previous young McLaren drivers and asks why they never scaled the heights Lewis Hamiton has. Watching Lewis Hamilton drive the race of his life on Sunday storming to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, my mind couldn’t help wandering to [...]
If Hamilton and Kubica want to race elsewhere they should be allowed to 6th May 2008, 7:00
I wouldn’t complain if the F1 calendar grew to NASCAR-like proportions with 30-plus races per year. But given the expense of moving the cars from country to country, it doesn’t seem very likely. But why shouldn’t F1 drivers participate in more races besides Formula 1? In the past week both Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica [...]
It’s time for Audi to take the F1 bait 19th December 2007, 7:00
Audi fielded the winning team in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours and the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). But why aren’t they racing their two major German luxury car manufacturing rivals – BMW and Mercedes – in Formula 1?