2016 DTM Season
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2016 DTM Season
Marco Wittmann (left) won his second Drivers' Championship while Edoardo Mortara (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2016 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters was the thirtieth season of premier German touring car championship and also seventeenth season under the moniker of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters since the series' resumption in 2000. The season started on 7 May at Hockenheim, and ended on 16 October at the same venue. Marco Wittmann won his 2nd DTM championship after a total of nine events.[1]

Rule changes for 2016

Technical

  • The Balance of Performance DTM car weights were revised to improve racing spectacle.[2]

Teams and drivers

The following manufacturers, teams and drivers competed in the 2016 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. All teams competed with tyres supplied by Hankook.

Driver changes

Entering DTM
Leaving DTM
Mid-season changes

Calendar

The nine event calendar was announced on 30 November 2015.[1] Oschersleben was officially removed from calendar.

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Winning manufacturer
1 R1 Germany Hockenheimring, Baden-Württemberg 7 May Switzerland Nico Müller Canada Robert Wickens Italy Edoardo Mortara Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
R2 8 May United Kingdom Paul di Resta United Kingdom Paul di Resta United Kingdom Paul di Resta Mercedes-Benz
2 R1 Austria Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 21 May Germany Marco Wittmann Sweden Mattias Ekström Germany Marco Wittmann BMW Team RMG BMW
R2 22 May United Kingdom Jamie Green Canada Robert Wickens Germany Timo Glock BMW Team RMG BMW
3 R1 Germany EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Brandenburg 4 June Spain Miguel Molina Spain Miguel Molina Spain Miguel Molina Audi Sport Team Abt Audi
R2 5 June Austria Lucas Auer United Kingdom Jamie Green Austria Lucas Auer Mercedes-Benz
4 R1 Germany Norisring, Nuremberg 25 June Germany Christian Vietoris Italy Edoardo Mortara Italy Edoardo Mortara Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
R2 26 June United Kingdom Tom Blomqvist[N 1] United Kingdom Tom Blomqvist Switzerland Nico Müller Audi Sport Team Abt Audi
5 R1 Netherlands Circuit Park Zandvoort, Noord-Holland 16 July Canada Robert Wickens Canada Robert Wickens Canada Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz DTM Team HWA I Mercedes-Benz
R2 17 July United Kingdom Jamie Green Spain Daniel Juncadella United Kingdom Jamie Green Audi Sport Team Rosberg Audi
6 R1 Russia Moscow Raceway, Volokolamsk 20 August United Kingdom Gary Paffett Spain Daniel Juncadella Canada Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz DTM Team HWA I Mercedes-Benz
R2 21 August Germany Marco Wittmann Switzerland Nico Müller Germany Marco Wittmann BMW Team RMG BMW
7 R1 Germany Nürburgring, Rhineland-Palatinate 10 September Germany Marco Wittmann[N 2] United Kingdom Jamie Green Germany Marco Wittmann BMW Team RMG BMW
R2 11 September Austria Lucas Auer Switzerland Nico Müller Italy Edoardo Mortara Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
8 R1 Hungary Hungaroring, Mogyoród Italy Edoardo Mortara Italy Edoardo Mortara Italy Edoardo Mortara Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
R2 25 September Italy Edoardo Mortara Sweden Mattias Ekström Sweden Mattias Ekström Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
9 R1 Germany Hockenheimring, Baden-Württemberg 15 October Spain Miguel Molina Audi Sport Team Abt Audi
R2 16 October Portugal António Félix da Costa Italy Edoardo Mortara Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Audi
  1. ^ Originally scored by Mattias Ekström, the Swede had to serve a 3-place grid penalty after causing a collision in the previous race.
  2. ^ Originally scored by Lucas Auer, the Austrian had to serve a 5-place grid penalty after receiving his third warning of the season in the previous round.

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
RBR
Austria
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
MSC
Russia
NÜR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Germany Marco Wittmann 16 8 1 7 4 6 4 6 2 4 19 1 1 3 7 DSQ 2 4 206
2 Italy Edoardo Mortara 1 11 3 Ret 8 12 1 8 17 3 8 6 4 1 1 19+ 3 1 202
3 United Kingdom Jamie Green 15 Ret 14 3 2 4 2 17+ 5 1 7 22 3 16 2 Ret 8 8 145
4 Canada Robert Wickens 2 5 11 20 3 3 Ret 11 1 16 1 5 9 13 10 10 23+ 9 124
5 United Kingdom Paul di Resta 4 1 7 15 13 21+ 3 4 15 8 2 20 6 Ret Ret 13 10 3 116
6 United Kingdom Tom Blomqvist 13 6 2 6 22 11 15 2 16 10 22 2 2 8 22 4 9 7 113
7 Sweden Mattias Ekström 9 Ret 16 2 6 2 Ret Ret 7 7 5 9 DSQ 4 18 1 107
8 Belgium Maxime Martin 8 3 6 5 9 13 6 3 10 Ret 6 17 8 10 13 7 13 6 90
9 Switzerland Nico Müller 3 7 10 Ret 10 8 20 1 20 5 13 7 11 5 5 Ret 15 13 88
10 Germany Timo Glock Ret DSQ 4 1 12 10 21 9 21 6 11 24+ 5 14 13 5 7 5 84
11 United Kingdom Gary Paffett 11 4 18 13 14 5 14 DSQ 4 2 3 18 19 7 20 16 19 15 73
12 Austria Lucas Auer 17+ 15+ 21 16 7 1 13 5 12 9 18 10 7 2 15 15 18 16 68
13 Spain Miguel Molina 10 Ret 19 14 1 19 17 14 18 Ret 17 11 15 20 3 18 1 14 66
14 Germany Christian Vietoris 5 14 Ret 17 5 7 10 15 3 20+ 23 14 13 17 17 14 22 2 60
15 Canada Bruno Spengler 6 Ret 13 9 11 9 5 7 13 14 15 3 18 6 14 12 14 12 51
16 Brazil Augusto Farfus 14 2 9 4 21 Ret 11 Ret Ret 13 14 4 22 21 19 Ret 11 Ret 44
17 Portugal António Félix da Costa 7 Ret 22 21 15 14 9 DSQ 6 17 20 19 20 19 16 3 4 Ret 43
18 France Adrien Tambay Ret 13 8 11 20 20 7 DSQ Ret 12 8 Ret 15 6 2 12 Ret 40
19 Germany Mike Rockenfeller Ret 10 12 8 19 17 18 DSQ 14 15 16 15 14 22 4 8 5 11 31
20 Germany Maximilian Götz Ret 12 15 22 16 Ret 8 12 Ret Ret 4 16 10 23 21 17 17 19 17
21 Germany Martin Tomczyk 12 9 5 19 Ret 18 12 10 19 11 21 23 16 12 23 9 20 10 16
22 Germany Timo Scheider Ret Ret 17 10 17 16 16 16 11 Ret 9 13 21 11 9 6 16 18 13
23 Germany René Rast 19 6 17 8
24 Spain Daniel Juncadella Ret 16+ Ret 12 18 Ret 19 DSQ 8 12 24 12 17 9 11 DSQ 21 Ret 6
25 Sweden Felix Rosenqvist 10 21 12 18 8 11 Ret Ret 5
26 France Esteban Ocon Ret Ret 20 18 23 15 Ret 13 9 18 2
Pos. Driver HOC
Germany
RBR
Austria
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
MSC
Russia
NÜR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
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.

Manufacturers' championship

Pos. Driver HOC
Germany
RBR
Austria
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
MSC
Russia
NÜR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
HOC
Germany
Points
1 Audi 43 7 20 38 56 34 49 29 16 56 22 20 27 47 90 55 62 29 700
2 BMW 18 47 75 63 14 11 32 50 27 21 8 70 57 28 6 45 38 37 647
3 Mercedes-Benz 40 47 6 0 31 56 20 22 58 24 71 11 17 26 5 1 1 35 471
Pos. Driver HOC
Germany
RBR
Austria
LAU
Germany
NOR
Germany
ZAN
Netherlands
MSC
Russia
NÜR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
HOC
Germany
Points

Teams' championship

References

  1. ^ a b "ITR reveals the 2016 DTM calendar". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "The New Performance-Weight Regulations". DTM.com. DTM.com. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Mercedes AMG present their 2016 DTM car". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d "Mercedes AMG announces driver pairings for the 2016 DTM season". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Esteban Ocon completes 2016 DTM line-up for Mercedes". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Felix Rosenqvist to make DTM debut for Mercedes". Touringcartimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 10 August 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Audi Sport DTM driver line up unchanged for 2016". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Miguel Molina and Edoardo Mortara swap teams for 2016". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Mike Rockenfeller switches teams for Hockenheim finale". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 10 October 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ a b "René Rast to take Mattias Ekström's place in Hockenheim". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ a b "René Rast gets last minute call-up to replace Tambay in Zandvoort". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 17 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ a b c d "BMW Motorsport announces driver pairings for the 2016 DTM". BMW Motorsport. BMW. 4 February 2016. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h "BMW Motorsport retains all eight of its drivers for 2016". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. 4 December 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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