DTM boss Gerhard Berger says the series cannot avoid a clash between its new Anderstorp round and the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours.
Aston Martin's DTM arrival, via the R-Motorsport outfit, was heralded as a salvation of sorts for the series. After plenty of bumps in the road in 2019, the team finds itself in a similar position to the one it was in 12 months ago. Can it get its act together?
The Class One 'Dream Race' staged by the DTM and SUPER GT proved a hit - from a competitive and collaborative standpoint. The next step will be for both parties to ensure a successful trial ends up being more than just that.
Alex Zanardi says competing for BMW in the SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race at Fuji Speedway was "very valuable" for his preparations for the 2020 Paralympic Games.
Benoit Treluyer says he was contemplating retirement in the run-up to the SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race, but is now motivated to make a full-time racing return.
SUPER GT's Honda, Nissan and Lexus are unlikely to supply a Class One engine to R-Motorsport in 2020, leaving BMW as the leading candidate for the Aston Martin DTM team.
Audi driver Loic Duval says he was trying to get temperature into his tyres when he crashed on the sighting lap for the SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race at Fuji.
TOM'S Lexus driver Nick Cassidy took a lights-to-flag victory in the opening leg of the SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race at Fuji, as front-row starter Loic Duval crashed on his way to the grid.
Super Formula champion Nick Cassidy took pole position for the first Dream Race between SUPER GT and DTM, with Audi's Loic Duval leading the German contingent in second.
Jenson Button heroics aside, it was always naive to expect three SUPER GT teams to arrive at Hockenheim for a toe-in-the-water exercise and match the DTM in its season finale right off the bat. But the first two days of running at Fuji ahead of the much-heralded Dream Race suggests a true head-to-head battle could be in the offing.
Jann Mardenborough set the quickest time in Friday practice ahead of this weekend's SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race at Fuji, as Rene Rast led the DTM field.
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