2002 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Season
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2002 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Season

Laurent Aïello (left) won his first Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Drivers' Championship while Bernd Schneider (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2002 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters was the sixteenth season of premier German touring car championship and also third season under the moniker of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters since the series' resumption in 2000. There were ten race weekends with two races; a 30 km qualifying race and a 100 km main race at each event.

Rule changes for 2002

  • The F1-style standing start were introduced for the first time.
  • All DTM entrants began utilizing the HANS device from 2002 season onwards to protect driver's head and neck from a risk of injury.

Teams and drivers

The following manufacturers, teams and drivers competed in the 2002 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. All teams competed with tyres supplied by Dunlop.

Race calendar and winners

Unlike the previous two seasons, only six rounds were held in Germany, after Nürburging went from three weekends to just one. The two rounds were replaced by Zolder in Belgium and Donington Park in the United Kingdom.

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Winning manufacturer TV
1 QR Germany Hockenheimring 21 April France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello Germany Martin Tomczyk Team Abt Sportsline Junior Audi ARD
CR Germany Christian Abt France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
2 QR Belgium Zolder 5 May Germany Martin Tomczyk Germany Christian Abt France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi ZDF
CR France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
3 QR United Kingdom Donington Park 19 May Germany Manuel Reuter Germany Timo Scheider France Jean Alesi Vodafone AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz ARD
CR Switzerland Marcel Fässler France Jean Alesi Vodafone AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
4 QR Germany Sachsenring 2 June France Laurent Aïello Austria Karl Wendlinger France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi ZDF
CR Germany Michael Bartels France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
5 QR Germany Norisring 30 June Sweden Mattias Ekström Sweden Mattias Ekström Sweden Mattias Ekström Team Abt Audi ZDF
CR France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
6 QR Germany Lausitzring 14 July France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Mercedes-Benz ZDF
CR Germany Bernd Schneider Germany Bernd Schneider Vodafone AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
7 QR Germany Nürburgring 4 August Germany Uwe Alzen France Jean Alesi Germany Uwe Alzen Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz ARD
CR Sweden Mattias Ekström Germany Uwe Alzen Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
8 QR Austria A1-Ring 8 September France Laurent Aïello France Laurent Aïello Sweden Mattias Ekström Team Abt Audi ARD
CR Germany Uwe Alzen Switzerland Marcel Fässler Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
9 QR Netherlands Zandvoort 29 September France Laurent Aïello Germany Christian Abt Switzerland Marcel Fässler Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz ARD
CR Sweden Mattias Ekström Sweden Mattias Ekström Team Abt Audi
10 QR Germany Hockenheimring 6 October Germany Bernd Schneider Germany Bernd Schneider France Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi ZDF
CR France Laurent Aïello Germany Bernd Schneider Vodafone AMG Mercedes Mercedes

Championship standings

Scoring system

Each round featured a "Qualifying Race", and the "Main Race".

  • In the "Qualifying Race", the top 3 finishers were awarded points as follows;
Position  1st   2nd   3rd 
Points 3 2 1
  • In the "Main Race", the top 6 finishers were awarded points as follows;
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th 
Points 10 6 4 3 2 1

Drivers' championship

Pos Driver HOC
Germany
ZOL
Belgium
DON
United Kingdom
SAC
Germany
NOR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Pts
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR
1 France Laurent Aïello 2 1 1 1 18 DSQ 1 1 4 1 1 4 2 2 3 5 DSQ 6 1 6 70
2 Germany Bernd Schneider 11 4 6 3 8 12 3 2 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 2 6 2 2 1 64
3 Sweden Mattias Ekström 3 2 2 4 9 3 14 7 1 3 4 2 16 10 1 11 3 1 3 2 50
4 Switzerland Marcel Fässler 6 Ret 10 9 4 6 9 4 Ret DNS 6 3 4 4 10 1 1 3 Ret 5 30
5 France Jean Alesi 8 3 9 10 1 1 16 Ret 5 4 14 8 11 Ret 4 3 14 8 Ret Ret 24
6 Germany Uwe Alzen 9 11 8 7 Ret DNS 11 9 2 5 9 Ret 1 1 5 4 7 17 8 3 24
7 Germany Christian Abt 4 7 5 2 12 2 8 16+ DSQ DNS 3 7 5 9 12 9 2 7 5 13 15
8 Germany Timo Scheider 5 5 4 5 5 Ret 7 6 Ret DNS 13 10 9 7 11 8 8 5 7 4 10
9 Switzerland Alain Menu 17 9 17 14 6 8 2 3 14 Ret 8 11 7 Ret 7 6 4 Ret 18+ Ret 7
10 Germany Manuel Reuter 18 17+ 11 15 3 14+ 18 Ret 8 7 11 5 8 6 8 7 5 4 6 Ret 7
11 Germany Martin Tomczyk 1 Ret 21+ Ret 2 Ret 4 Ret DNS DNS 5 9 10 5 6 Ret 11 18 Ret Ret 7
12 Netherlands Christijan Albers Ret Ret 13 6 11 4 13 8 10 6 20 14 18 17 19 13 Ret 12 11 9 5
13 Germany Joachim Winkelhock 16 10 18 17 Ret DNS 5 5 6 Ret 7 6 13 15 9 19 15 10 9 7 3
14 Austria Karl Wendlinger 10 6 12 18 7 5 21+ DNS Ret 12 10 Ret 6 12 13 16 9 19 4 Ret 3
15 Germany Michael Bartels 13 14 3 8 13 Ret 10 11 DSQ 11 19 17 19 11 21 15 10 Ret 16 Ret 1
16 Netherlands Patrick Huisman 20 12 7 12 16 7 20 14 Ret 10 15 12 14 18 17 12 13 16 17+ Ret 0
17 United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck 7 16+ 16 13 17 10 12 10 12 9 16 15 17 8 15 18 18 13 13 12 0
18 Germany Thomas Jäger 19 8 14 19+ 10 11 15 15 7 Ret 12 13 7 13 14 17 12 9 15 11 0
19 Germany Bernd Mayländer 19 16 14 9 19 13 11 8 17 Ret 21+ 14 16 Ret 17 11 12 Ret 0
20 Germany Stefan Mücke 12 Ret 15 11 15 13 17 Ret 9 Ret 18 16 12 17 20 14 19 15 10 8 0
21 Finland JJ Lehto 18 10 0
22 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto 14 10 0
23 Belgium Yves Olivier 14 13 20+ DNS 19+ Ret 6 12 13 13 21+ Ret 15 19+ 0
24 France Éric Hélary 16 14 0
25 Germany Marcel Tiemann 15 15 0
Pos Driver QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR Pts
HOC
Germany
ZOL
Belgium
DON
United Kingdom
SAC
Germany
NOR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
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 practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

  • + -- Driver retired, but was classified as they completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Teams' championship

Pos Team Car
No.
HOC
Germany
ZOL
Belgium
DON
United Kingdom
SAC
Germany
NOR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany
Pts
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR
1 Vodafone AMG Mercedes 1 11 4 6 3 8 12 3 2 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 2 6 2 2 1 88
2 8 3 9 10 1 1 16 Ret 5 4 14 8 11 Ret 4 3 14 8 Ret Ret
2 Team Abt Sportsline 3 2 1 1 1 18 DSQ 1 1 4 1 1 4 2 2 3 5 DSQ 6 1 6 85
10 4 7 5 2 12 2 8 16+ DSQ DNS 3 7 5 9 12 9 2 7 5 13
3 Warsteiner AMG Mercedes 5 9 11 8 7 Ret DNS 11 9 2 5 9 Ret 1 1 5 4 7 17 8 3 54
6 6 Ret 10 9 4 6 9 4 Ret DNS 6 3 4 4 10 1 1 3 Ret 5
4 Team Abt 4 10 6 12 18 7 5 21+ DNS Ret 12 10 Ret 6 12 13 16 9 19 4 Ret 53
9 3 2 2 4 9 3 14 7 1 3 4 2 16 10 1 11 3 1 3 2
5 OPC Team Holzer 14 5 5 4 5 5 Ret 7 6 Ret DNS 13 10 9 7 11 8 8 5 7 4 11
15 13 14 3 8 13 Ret 10 11 DSQ 11 19 17 19 11 21 15 10 Ret 16 Ret
6 OPC Team Phoenix 7 18 17+ 11 15 3 14+ 18 Ret 8 7 11 5 8 6 8 7 5 4 6 Ret 10
8 16 10 18 17 Ret DNS 5 5 6 Ret 7 6 13 15 9 19 15 10 9 7
7 OPC Euroteam 18 17 9 17 14 6 8 2 3 14 Ret 8 11 7 Ret 7 6 4 Ret 18+ Ret 10
19/31/
43/44
14 13 20+ DNS 19+ Ret 6 12 13 13 21+ Ret 15 19+ 18 10 16 14 14 10
8 Team Abt Sportsline Junior 23 1 Ret 21+ Ret 2 Ret 4 Ret DNS DNS 5 9 10 5 6 Ret 11 18 Ret Ret 7
9 Service 24h AMG Mercedes 24 12 Ret 15 11 15 13 17 Ret 9 Ret 18 16 12 17 20 14 19 15 10 8 5
42 Ret Ret 13 6 11 4 13 8 10 6 20 14 18 17 19 13 Ret 12 11 9
10 Oase / CEB AMG Mercedes 16 15 15 19 16 14 9 19 13 11 8 17 Ret 21+ 14 16 Ret 17 11 12 Ret 0
17 20 12 7 12 16 7 20 14 Ret 10 15 12 14 18 17 12 13 16 17+ Ret
11 Original-Teile AMG Mercedes 11 19 8 14 19+ 10 11 15 15 7 Ret 12 13 7 13 14 17 12 9 15 11 0
12 7 16+ 16 13 17 10 12 10 12 9 16 15 17 8 15 18 18 13 13 12
Pos Team Car
No.
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR Pts
HOC
Germany
ZOL
Belgium
DON
United Kingdom
SAC
Germany
NOR
Germany
LAU
Germany
NÜR
Germany
A1R
Austria
ZAN
Netherlands
HOC
Germany

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