DTM all set for the 2023 season
- Multi-faceted field with 28 drivers, 14 teams and six premium brands
- Sustainability assuming a key role
- ProSieben to broadcast all 16 races live on free TV
Munich. The DTM is all set for the 2023 season. A new era under the aegis of the ADAC will start at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben from 26th to 28th May. Fans of the globally popular racing series can look forward to seeing a spectacular field in sports cars from premium manufacturers Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche. A total of 28 drivers and 14 race teams are ready for the 37th season. “We are all set for the first season of the DTM under the ADAC umbrella. With 28 world-class drivers, 14 teams and strong partners, we have laid the foundation for a successful DTM season. Sustainable fuel and the proven concept of the ‘Bottle Free Zone’ from the ADAC GT Masters are helping us to set new standards for sustainability in the DTM. As we head into a new era for the DTM, we aim to pursue this path consistently in the future. We are looking forward to the season-opener in Oschersleben, as the DTM returns there for the first time since 2015,” said ADAC Sport President Dr. Gerd Ennser at a press conference during DTM testing on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring.
The topic of sustainability has taken pole position in the DTM. For the first time, the race cars will be using environmentally friendly, innovative fuel from Shell, 50 percent of which consists of renewable components. This fuel is making a significant contribution to C02 reduction. With BWT, the ADAC has confirmed that it will chart a course to avoiding plastic waste. Water dispensers in the paddock will provide fresh, chilled drinking water at DTM events.
Spectators at the eight DTM events in Germany, the Netherlands and Austria will benefit from a more attractive pricing system. The ADAC has developed a structure to reduce the price of DTM tickets by up to 20 Euro on average. Admission tickets are already available at dtm.com from 39 Euro. ADAC members enjoy a discount of ten percent on advance sales. In two of the five price categories, children and youths under 16 years of age enjoy free admission when accompanied by an adult. All tickets include paddock access, which is limited due to capacity reasons at the Sachsenring.
Fans at home can also experience the DTM in DTM: ProSieben will broadcast the racing action into the living room with a comprehensive live show at 13:00 on each Saturday and Saturday. For the second season in a row, ProSieben will also broadcast the qualifying sessions live on ran.de. The proven #ranDTM team will continue to guide you through the events with presenters Andrea Kaiser and Matthias Killing alongside commentator Eddie Mielke. The extensive DTM TV package will be rounded off with global broadcasts to more than 70 countries.
The DTM is also introducing some strong, new partnerships. IG Europe GmbH is on board this season: effective immediately, one of the world’s leading online brokers and fintech pioneers is now an official DTM partner. The IG Group supports its customers around the world with the latest technologies, reliable infrastructure and helpful support. The DTM will also continue its long-standing cooperation with Dekra as technical partner.
Entry list 2023 DTM
#1 Sheldon van der Linde (ZA/Schubert Motorsport), BMW M4 GT3
#3 Kelvin van der Linde (ZA/Abt Sportsline), Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo2
#4 Luca Stolz (Mercedes-AMG Team HRT), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#6 Alessio Deledda (I/SSR Performance), Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2
#7 Ricardo Feller (CH/Abt Sportsline), Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo2
#8 Luca Engstler (D/Liqui Moly Team Engstler Motorsport), Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo2
#9 Tim Heinemann (D/Toksport WRT), Porsche 911 GT3 R
#11 Marco Wittmann (D/Project 1), BMW M4 GT3
#14 Jack Aitken (GB/Emil Frey Racing), Ferrari 296 GT3
#19 Mick Wishofer (A/GRT Grasser Racing Team), Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2
#22 Lucas Auer (A/Winward Racing), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#24 Ayhancan Güven (TR/KÜS Team Bernhard), Porsche 911 GT3 R
#27 David Schumacher (D/Winward Racing), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#33 René Rast (D/Schubert Motorsport), BMW M4 GT3
#36 Arjun Maini (IND/Mercedes-AMG Team HRT), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#40 Mattia Drudi (I/Tresor Orange1), Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo2
#48 Maro Engel (D/Mercedes-AMG Team Mann-Filter), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#56 tba (Project 1), BMW M4 GT3
#63 Clemens Schmid (A/GRT Grasser Racing Team), Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2
#69 Thierry Vermeulen (NL/Emil Frey Racing), Ferrari 296 GT3
#75 Laurin Heinrich (D/KÜS Team Bernhard), Porsche 911 GT3 R
#83 Patric Niederhauser (CH/Tresor Orange1), Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo2
#84 Jusuf Owega (D/Mercedes-AMG Team BWT), Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo
#90 Dennis Olsen (NOR/Manthey EMA), Porsche 911 GT3 R
#91 Thomas Preining (A/Manthey EMA), Porsche 911 GT3 R
#92 Mirko Bortolotti (I/SSR Performance), Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2
#94 Franck Perera (F/SSR Performance), Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo2
#99 Christian Engelhart (D/Toksport WRT), Porsche 911 GT3 R