DTM: Future secured: DTM based on GT is coming

GT-based DTM is coming

The DTM future is assured. Gerhard Berger assumes sole responsibility. BMW and Audi support GT format.

A.ll DTM fans can breathe a sigh of relief: the future is assured. The GT Plus concept will be introduced from 2021. BMW and Audi leave the ITR, Gerhard Berger assumes sole responsibility. However, both manufacturers have promised to support the platform.

Gerhard Berger in the wording: “During the last few months we have discussed various strategic options for the future of the DTM in complex negotiations. In the past few days I have had very constructive discussions with Audi and BMW. Both manufacturers make it possible for me to take full responsibility for the future of a racing series in which GT cars are primarily used for the time being. “

This is what the future of the DTM looks like

And further: “The fact that Audi and BMW are supporting a continuation scenario is great news for all employees and motorsport fans. In future, it will no longer be the factories but independent professional private teams that will compete for victories on the platform. It was important to me that both manufacturers commit to this concept, so that the GT models of these brands will also drive here. I have the promise. “

After a tough struggle, this is a success for Berger: “Now I am looking forward to working with our strong partners like Sat.1 on a sustainable future strategy that will delight the fans.”


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