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    Official: BMW sharpens its Edge with first M3 DTM livery
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    With six cars joining the grid this year in the DTM series, BMW is sure to present wildly different liveries – largely determined by the sponsors brought on board – for each one. And this is the first. Based on a sponsorship deal with BP, this particular M3 DTM is decked out in the ...

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    Report: BMW hooks DTM up with new M3 safety car
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    Choosing a safety car to pace a racing series is tricky business that almost invariably results in either a constant flux of vehicles called into duty or playing favorites between the manufacturers taking part in the series. NASCAR changes its pace cars about as quickly as it changes tires. ...

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    DTM steps into new era (and maybe America) as new racers debut at Hockenheim
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    DTM is one of Germany's best-kept secrets. The series features (ostensibly) production-based touring cars piloted by a mix of up-and-coming talents and retired Formula One drivers around some of Europe's finest racing circuits. But the series won't be a secret for long as a number of developments ...

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    Official: Audi takes DTM title in spectacular style
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    This season marks the end of an era for DTM. Next year the German touring car series switches to new regulations, the new cars will all be coupe-based (or at least look like coupes) and BMW joins in on the action. And with this chapter in DTM history closing, Audi has gone down in history as the ...

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    Frankfurt: Audi A5 DTM makes us long for tin-tops that can also turn right
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    Touring car racing isn't big in the States, which could be in part due to the popularity of NASCAR. But whatever the reason, it's a bit of a shame, because the cars can be wicked cool. Like the new Audi A5 DTM. Though powered by the same 460-horsepower V8, the racer internally dubbed R17 is set ...

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    Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe DTM AMG OMG
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    The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe is going racing, and it has its eyes set on conquering the DTM series. That means the standard C-class Coupe gets the typical DTM outfit of a massive front splitter, seductively wide fender flares and a wing large enough on which to throw a party fit for ...

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz's heavy hitters to unveil new C-Class DTM in Frankfurt
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    Mercedes-Benz fields no shortage of F1 drivers in the DTM touring car series these days. In fact, up-and-coming F1 star Paul di Resta earned his stripes driving Silver Stars in the series. But while the likes of David Coulthard and Ralf Schumacher can be found in the Mercedes paddock at tin-top ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz taps David Coulthard as AMG ambassador
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    Over the course of fourteen years in Formula 1, David Coulthard drove for only a handful of teams: Williams, McLaren and Red Bull. Championship-frontrunning teams all, but arguably no single manufacturer has been as influential on his life and career as Mercedes-Benz. Coulthard was reportedly ...

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    Audi prepares to fend off BMW with new A5 DTM
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    The big news which touring car racing fans were waiting for this weekend came when BMW unveiled its new M3 DTM concept that will spearhead the marque's return to the series next year. But don't think for one minute that returning manufacturers Audi and Mercedes-Benz are about to let their ...

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    Official: BMW calls M3 DTM Concept to the matte
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    BMW has revealed the car that marks the automaker's return to DTM racing. The BMW M3 DTM Concept provides a look at what race fans can expect on the DTM starting grid in 2012. Not every bit of matte-finish cool on display above will be carried over to the ready-to-race version, but as with the ...

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    Mercedes offering Spirit of AMG "Emotion Tours" to Affalterbach
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    Unless you're into robot spotting, it doesn't take many factory tours before you punch the 'Been There Done That' card. Of course, there are exceptions, such as when AMG bundles tours of its Affalterbach facilities with excursions like jazz concerts, golf, and driving its growling wares over the ...

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    Official: BMW to unveil concept DTM racer in Munich next month
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    The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters is heading to Munich next month, racing right in BMW's backyard at the stadium built for the ill-fated 1972 Olympic Games. And when it does, the Bavarian automaker will take the occasion to unveil a preview of what we can expect from its new DTM racer. BMW has ...

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    Mercedes-Benz hooks DTM up with a new C63 AMG safety car
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    The DTM series and Mercedes-Benz have a long and beautiful history together. Particularly when it comes to the AMG-tuned C-Class. That's the car that the German automaker currently runs in the touring car series, and stands as the most successful in the series' history. Also, one of the most ...

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    Mercedes-Benz rolls out star-studded DTM lineup
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    Back in the day, before Formula One drivers started trying their hand at NASCAR and the World Rally Championship – we're looking at you, Kimi – there was really just one address for retired grand prix pilots: DTM. The German racing series is king of all touring car championships, and ...

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    BMW announces three two-car teams for 2012 DTM series
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    Touring car racing fans are eagerly anticipating the return of BMW to the DTM series. The Bavarian automaker last competed in DTM (or its progenitors, anyway) a whopping 18 years ago, but late last year announced it would return to the German touring car series in 2012. Now it has revealed the ...

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    Video: Susie Stoddart drives the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
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    Susie Stoddart drives the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Susie Stoddart is a professional race driver who hails from Scotland, and has moved up through the motorsports ranks to arrive in the DTM world. Getting started in karting before moving on to ...

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    BMW Motorsport changes leadership as Mario Theissen exits stage left
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    Incoming and outgoing BMW Motorsport directors Jens Marquardt (left) and Mario Theissen (right)
    For over a decade now, BMW has had its racing program directed by one man: Mario Theissen. Having joined the Bavarian automaker as a development engineer back in 1977, Theissen became the company's ...

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    DTM coming to America in 2013 with NASCAR's help?
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    NASCAR's making moves, one of which is helping Germany's DTM series make the giant move to the U.S. The German touring car promoter ITM is in talks to run a 12-race calendar in the U.S. in 2013, with six races alongside Grand-Am events and another six alongside NASCAR events. The next generation ...

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    BMW returning to DTM in 2012
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    BMW is returning to the DTM – Click above for high-res image
    BMW has announced that it will once again knock fenders in the DTM. The company has said that it will make its way back to the race series for the 2012 season after a lengthy 18-year absence. The German automaker is in the process ...

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    Report: Super GT moving closer to DTM, may adopt KERS; Grand Am to join as well?
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    In an attempt to reduce costs and get more brands into the field, it's beginning to look like as many as three different race series in Europe, Asia and the United States may adopt a more-or-less common set of rules. The German Touring Car Championship (shown above) is set to introduced a new ...

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