2014 DTM Season
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2014 DTM Season
Marco Wittmann (left) won his first Drivers' Championship while Mattias Ekström (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2014 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters was the twenty-eighth season of premier German touring car championship and also fifteenth season under the moniker of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters since the series' resumption in 2000. The season started on 4 May at Hockenheim, and ended on 19 October at the same venue, after a total of ten rounds.

In his second season in the series, BMW Team RMG driver Marco Wittmann became champion after his consistent finishes throughout the season left him with a comfortable 50-point winning margin. Wittmann took his first series victory in the opening race at Hockenheim, and quickly added a second victory at the Hungaroring. He also won back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring and the Nürburgring, before clinching the title at EuroSpeedway Lausitz. Mattias Ekström finished the season as runner-up for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, winning the season's final two races at Zandvoort and Hockenheim - Audi's only victories of the 2014 season. Another Audi driver clinched third in the championship, as defending champion Mike Rockenfeller finished in the position for Audi Sport Team Phoenix; he took three second places during the year, but went winless. Other drivers to take victories were Wittmann's team-mate Maxime Martin at Moscow Raceway, with HWA triumvirate Robert Wickens (Norisring), Christian Vietoris (Oschersleben) and Pascal Wehrlein (Lausitz) taking victories for Mercedes; for Vietoris and Wehrlein, it was their first in the series.

It was also the last season of the single-legged race format before it was replaced by the two-legged DTM race format for the following season (with both races held on Saturday and Sunday).

Teams and drivers

The following manufacturers, teams and drivers competed in the 2014 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. All teams competed with tyres supplied by Hankook.

Driver changes

Entering DTM
Leaving DTM

Race calendar and results

A provisional ten-round calendar was announced on 16 October 2013.[12]

In July, it was announced that the Chinese round - originally scheduled for 28 September on a temporary street circuit in Guangzhou - was cancelled, as the modifications necessary for erecting the circuit proved to be far more extensive than first planned. As a result, a replacement round was scheduled for the same weekend, held at Zandvoort in the Netherlands.[13]

Championship standings

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top ten classified finishers as follows:

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

Drivers' championship

Pos. Driver HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Germany Marco Wittmann 1 19 1 6 4 1 1 6 2 5 156
2 Sweden Mattias Ekström 2 13 9 3 3 7 Ret Ret 1 1 106
3 Germany Mike Rockenfeller 4 2 10 8 Ret 13 2 10 15 2 72
4 Germany Christian Vietoris 15 1 20+ 21+ 7 9 6 2 5 14 69
5 Italy Edoardo Mortara 22+ 3 4 4 9 16 3 16 4 22+ 68
6 Germany Martin Tomczyk 7 9 13 Ret 13 4 8 8 3 7 49
7 Belgium Maxime Martin 20 14 6 17 1 14 7 14 6 Ret 47
8 Germany Pascal Wehrlein 11 Ret 14 5 8 Ret 10 1 7 20+ 46
9 Germany Timo Scheider 9 7 Ret 10 Ret 5 Ret 3 9 6 44
10 United Kingdom Jamie Green Ret 18+ 7 2 Ret 8 14 17+ 14 3 43
11 Canada Bruno Spengler 6 12 3 11 2 10 12 15 16 12 42
12 Canada Robert Wickens 18 Ret 11 1 14 DSQ 9 5 8 17 41
13 Brazil Augusto Farfus 8 5 21+ 14 10 2 Ret 7 Ret 16 39
14 France Adrien Tambay 3 10 5 9 Ret 6 11 18+ Ret 19+ 36
15 United Kingdom Paul di Resta 14 4 18 15 Ret 18 4 Ret Ret 4 36
16 Germany Timo Glock 5 Ret 19 16 6 3 16 Ret 12 11 33
17 Spain Miguel Molina 13 6 2 22+ 12 11 Ret 9 18+ 8 32
18 Spain Daniel Juncadella 19 Ret 16 13 15 15 5 4 17 21+ 22
19 Switzerland Nico Müller 16 16 12 18 5 19 Ret Ret Ret 13 10
20 United States Joey Hand 10 15 15 7 17 12 17 11 10 15 8
21 Portugal António Félix da Costa 21+ 11 8 20 11 Ret 13 Ret 13 9 6
22 United Kingdom Gary Paffett 12 8 Ret 12 16 17 15 13 19+ 10 5
23 Russia Vitaly Petrov 17 17 17 19 18 20 18 12 11 18+ 0
Pos. Driver HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

  • + -- Driver retired, but was classified as they completed 75% of the winner's race distance.

Teams' championship

Pos. Team No. HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 BMW Team RMG 23 1 19 1 6 4 1 1 6 2 5 203
24 20 14 6 17 1 14 7 14 6 Ret
2 Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline 7 2 13 9 3 3 7 Ret Ret 1 1 138
8 13 6 2 22+ 12 11 Ret 9 18+ 8
3 Audi Sport Team Phoenix 1 4 2 10 8 Ret 13 2 10 15 2 116
2 9 7 Ret 10 Ret 5 Ret 3 9 6
4 HWA Team 5 15 1 20+ 21+ 7 9 6 2 5 14 105
6 14 4 18 15 Ret 18 4 Ret Ret 4
5 Audi Sport Team Abt 15 22+ 3 4 4 9 16 3 16 4 22+ 104
16 3 10 5 9 Ret 6 11 18+ Ret 19+
6 BMW Team Schnitzer 9 6 12 3 11 2 10 12 15 16 12 91
10 7 9 13 Ret 13 4 8 8 3 7
7 Audi Sport Team Rosberg 21 Ret 18+ 7 2 Ret 8 14 17+ 14 3 53
22 16 16 12 18 5 19 Ret Ret Ret 13
8 BMW Team RBM 3 8 5 21+ 14 10 2 Ret 7 Ret 16 47
4 10 15 15 7 17 12 17 11 10 15
9 HWA Team 25 11 Ret 14 5 8 Ret 10 1 7 20+ 46
10 HWA Team 11 12 8 Ret 12 16 17 15 13 19+ 10 46
12 18 Ret 11 1 14 DSQ 9 5 8 17
11 BMW Team MTEK 17 5 Ret 19 16 6 3 16 Ret 12 11 39
18 21+ 11 8 20 11 Ret 13 Ret 13 9
12 Mücke Motorsport 19 19 Ret 16 13 15 15 5 4 17 21+ 22
20 17 17 17 19 18 20 18 12 11 18+
Pos. Team No. HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

Manufacturers' championship

Pos. Manufacturer HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Audi 47 48 49 52 27 28 33 18 39 70 411
2 BMW 54 12 52 14 64 71 35 18 42 18 380
3 Mercedes-Benz 0 41 0 35 10 2 33 65 20 13 219
Pos. Manufacturer HOC
Germany
OSC
Germany
HUN
Hungary
NOR
Germany
MSC
Russia
RBR
Austria
NÜR
Germany
LAU
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Points

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Audi names driver teams for the DTM". Audi. Audi. 23 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ East, George (18 August 2013). "BMW to run M4 DTM in 2014". TouringCarTimes. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "BMW shuffles DTM line-up for 2014 season". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Martin and Félix da Costa line up in the DTM". BMW Motorsport. BMW. 6 December 2012. Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ a b "HWA adds fifth DTM Mercedes, promotes Pascal Wehrlein". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  6. ^ a b c d "Mercedes to field expanded seven-car attack in 2014 DTM". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ Freeman, Glenn (21 January 2014). "Paul di Resta seals DTM return with Mercedes". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ East, George (15 August 2013). "Gary Paffett unsure on 2014 Mercedes driver contracts". TouringCarTimes. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. Retrieved 2013.
  9. ^ "Daniel Juncadella lands Force India F1 team's reserve role". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ a b East, George (28 February 2014). "Mercedes signs Vitaly Petrov for 2014". TouringCarTimes. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ a b "Nico Müller to compete for Audi in the DTM". Audi Sport. Audi. 16 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014.
  12. ^ "2014 DTM calendar: Return to China and Hungary". Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. ITR e.V. 16 October 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013.
  13. ^ "DTM selects Zandvoort as replacement venue for China". Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. ITR e.V. 24 July 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-07-29. Retrieved 2014.

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