Alignment of the test of the DTM at Jerez


The DTM is rejuvenated. During the 1, 2 and 3 December, the three manufacturers involved in the Championship German Touring will be the usual test of ‘Young Drivers’. The test will take place at the Circuit of Jerez and between the pilots selected for the various brands we can find names very sound as the Kevin Magnussen, Raffaele Marciello and Mitch Evans. Finally, Giedo van der Garde will not be of the game, although it is not ruled out that the ex-pilot Sauber test with Mercedes at another time. Alex Palou will be uploaded to the Audi RS 5 DTM.

Audi will test six pilots. Deal with Matthew Brabham, Mitch Evans, Antonio Giovinazzi, Ben Hanley, Alex Palou and Arthur Pic. The brand has confirmed its eight pilots to 2016, but does not resist to try the new talents. These young riders will be under the tutelage of Miguel Molina and Mattias Ekström. The presence of Mitch Evans, Antonio Giovinazzi, in which he played a quote from the DTM to replace Timo Scheider and of course Alex Palou, who repeats this test after its presence in 2014. He does it with his first victory in GP3 under the brazo.


BMW only will Sherry four young riders. The brand of Munich will be the evaluate less talents, because in the BMW M4 DTM only be uploaded Jesse Krohn, Louis Delétraz, Alexander Sims and George Russell. The first is a Finnish driver that has not finished to make the leap after several years in F3. Neither does find its way Alex Sims, which in 2015 has competed in the British GT and F3. Louis Delétraz is the current champion of the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC and George Russell also comes from the FIA F3 European.

Mercedes has a great roster of pilots. As prize for his victory in the ADAC GT Masters, Sebastian Asch and Luca Ludwig will test the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM on the day prior to the own test. During the three days of testing will be uploaded to the tourism Maro Engel, Jazeman Jaafar, Mikkel Jensen and Marvin Kirchlofer. The two drivers that collect a greater level of prominence in these tests are Kevin Magnussen and Raffaele Marciello. Both pilots seek to your site after a difficult year in F1 and GP2 in the that have not reached the expected targets.

Riders by marks in the test of ‘Young driver’ of the DTM

Audi BMW Mercedes
Matthew Brabham (Indy Lights) Jesse Krohn (F3) Maro Engel (GT)
Mitch Evans (GP2) Louis Delétraz (FR 2.0) Jazeman Jaafar (FR 3.5)
Antonio Giovinazzi (F3) Alexander Sims (GT) Mikkel Jensen (F3)
Ben Haley (Karting) George Russell (F3) Marvin Kirchhofer (GP2)
Alex Palou (GP3) Kevin Magnussen (F1)
Arthur Pic (GP2) Raffaele Marciello (GP2)
Sebastian Asch* (GT)
Luca Ludwig*

* Test the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, but not during the own test.