The title battle took a serious flip final fortnight at Assen, with Purple Bull protege Liam Lawson taking the lead within the championship following one other disappointing weekend for Abt Audi’s Kelvin van der Linde.
The 19-year-old holds a 10-point lead over the Walkenhorst BMW of two-time champion Marco Wittmann heading into the ultimate two rounds of the season, with van der Linde now third within the rankings and an extra 5 factors adrift of his rival.
Mercedes driver Maximilian Gotz additionally stays in competition for the title, having scored 155 factors to Lawson’s 175.
Hockenheim ought to present a extra level-playing discipline after the final two circuits – particularly the Purple Bull Ring – highlighted the weaknesses of the Audi R8 LMS GT3.
Twenty drivers shall be current on the grid, with HRT increasing to a 3rd Mercedes for crew proprietor Hubert Haupt.
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Hockenheim DTM session timings
The standard DTM weekend format will apply at Hockenheim, with two observe periods on Friday adopted by a pair of races over the next two days.
Saturday’s race shall be broadcast reside on BT Sports activities ESPN, with protection beginning at 12:15pm BST.
The second race of the weekend on Sunday is not going to be streamed reside within the UK as a result of scheduling clashes.
Friday 1st October 2021
- Free Follow 1: 10:45am-11:30am BST (11:45am-12:30pm native)
- Free Follow 2: 2:25pm-3:10pm BST (3:25pm-4:10pm native)
Saturday 2nd October 2021
- Qualifying 1: 9:20am-9:40am BST (10:20am-10:40am native)
- Race 1: 12:30pm BST (1:30pm native)
Sunday third October 2021
- Qualifying 2: 9:20am-9:20am BST (10:00am-10:20am native)
- Race 2: 12:30pm BST (1:30pm native)
Can I stream the Hockenheim DTM spherical?
Since final yr, the DTM has been offering a free livestream on its web site for viewers the world over. Check out the DTM Grid for extra info.
What number of laps are the Hockenheim DTM races?
Each Hockenheim races will run to a period of 55 minutes plus one lap, with the DTM sustaining the identical format as used final yr.
Will there be followers at Hockenheim?
Sure, followers shall be allowed on the Hockenheim. To purchase tickets, click here.