Ask anyone at the start of the year and they would not have predicted this. BMW, competing in their first DTM season in 20 years.
Going into this weekend's season finale, Canada's Bruno Spengler went into the race at Hockenheim second favourite to British Mercedes driver Gary Paffett. Audi were surprisingly out of the question for the drivers title but were still in with a chance with the manufacturers title.
Paffett struggled at the start whilst BMW drivers Agusto Farfus, Joey Hand and and Bruno Spengler got away well. Spendler later took the lead and was to keep it 'til the end of the race. Paffett was to fight back to second place but it was not enough. Spengler won the race and the title.
BMW Team Schnitzer won the Teams' title and while BMW clinched the Manufacturers Championship, completing a remarkable comeback for the Munich manufacturer.
Sunday, 21 October 2012
'The Gold Coast's biggest party' returned for 2012 with another strong list of international participants taking part in the two 300KM (approx) V8 Supercars races this weekend. 28 leading drivers from across the world like Nick Heidfeld, Sebastien Bourdais, Darren Turner, Marc Andretti and others paired up with V8 Supercars regulars for 2 days of spectacular action on the legendary Surfers Paradise street circuit.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Born in Buckinghamshire, Dan Wheldon grew up as one of several future British stars, sharing a strong rivalry with 2009 F1 champion Jenson Button. However, unlike his contemporaries Button and Anthony Davidson, Dan Wheldon lacked the funding to continue racing in Europe and eventually make the move to Formula One. Instead, Wheldon moved to America, a move that was to make him a mega star.
Friday, 5 October 2012
Thursday, 4 October 2012
|Michael Schumacher bids |
farewell to F1 once more.