Martin Tomcyzk leave the DTM after sixteen seasons

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Martin Tomczyk leaves the DTM. Sixteen years after its
debut in the German Championship of passenger Cars, the German pilot has decided to put
an end to his career in the contest at the end of this season to
focus on a new project together with BMW Motorsport in the GT. All in all, to
the 34-year-old can be very pleased of the dilated trajectory that
has accumulated in a championship as demanding as the DTM, and that has led to
compete for Audi and the couple’s own BMW in the last few years. For the history,
exit champion of the DTM in 2011
.

The pilot’s natural Rosenheim had a very short career in the formulas of promotion and a year after its debut in the F3 German rose for the first time to a vehicle of the DTM. His good pace at the wheel of the Audi TT-R led him to Tomczyk to sign his first contract with Audi and to be enlisted in the team ABT Sportsline Junior, training with that added his first in his third race in the championship. In 2002, Martin Tomczyk claimed his first victory in the DTM in the opening race of the championship in Hockenheim. In addition that same year added another podium.

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The transition of the Audi TT-RS the Audi A4 DTM he had the first symptoms
a pilot who could fight for the title
. 2004 was perhaps his year more
regular, although his best result came in 2007 when two
victories and two podiums by finishing third in the qualifying of the DTM. Without
however, it was not until the 2011 season, ten years after his debut,
when Martin Tomczyk reached the glory. In a season undisturbed, without
and fault with three wins and five podiums additional, Martin Tomczyk
was proclaimed champion of the DTM with Audi
. This title was the kicker
to sign for BMW Motorsport.

With the signature bavarian, Martin
Tomczyk has been competing for five seasons
, without getting up the
no victory despite achieving a podium occasional, streak
negative which has been a key factor in making this decision
. Despite
it and although you don’t get to close your journey in the DTM with no
victory here at the end of the season, Tomczyk will finish its stage in the
contest with more than 175 races behind their back, a fact that speaks for itself
only. Now, the future for Tomczyk is drawn in the key of GT. do You
we will see some day in Le Mans with a GTE of the signature munich?