This week-end proved to be quite hot in Germany, particularly with the Norisring DTM race that hosted over 125.000 viewers and over 30 Celsius degrees.
Racing passionate know that this was the fifth season of the DTM race and four BMW teams went into direct competitions.
A BMW Bank M3 DTM, driven by the Canadian Bruno Spengler, took the second place at the start line and happened to be the one who took the BMW standard further, obtaining an honorable fifth place.
The BMW M3 DTM driven by the American Joey Hand went on the seventh place, followed closely by BMW M3 DTM Ice Watch with the German Marco Wittmann respectively the BMW M3 DTM driven, again, by a German – Dirk Werner.
To summarize, BMW managed to obtain, through its pilots from Norisring, the fifth, the eight, the ninth and the tenth places!
According to the director of BMW Motorsport, Jens Marquardt, the race was extremely difficult and even though they have managed to occupy five places out of ten, they cannot declare themselves completely satisfied!
How could they be, considering that the Mattias Ekstrom, a Swedish driving one of the main competitors of BMW, an Audi, won the Norisring race?