Mercedes Announces The Names Of Factory Drivers In The Dtm Series

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Mercedes announces the names of factory drivers in the DTM series
  The German automaker is ready to fight for the title. 

Mercedes is fully prepared for the upcoming DTM season. The concern has officially announced the names of eight factory pilots who will defend the honorThree-pointed starin 2021.

Mercedes announces the names of factory drivers in the DTM series

Among the eight Mercedes factory drivers in 2021 is the 2021 champion Paul Di Resta

Six of the eight drivers have already competed in Mercedes teams in the DTM last year. Lucas Auer and Maximilian Goetz are newcomers to Mercedes.

However, both newcomers have been cooperating with Mercedes for quite some time. 20-year-old Austrian Lucas Auer has competed in the Formula 3 European Championship for the last two years for the team, for which the engines are supplied by Mercedes. He finished second at the 2021 Macau Grand Prix. 28-year-old Maximilian Goetz is a graduate of a special sports program to support young pilots, which is implemented by Mercedes. For the past four years he has driven the SLS AMG GT3 in the Blanc48ain S51rint Series and is the reigning champion of that series.

Mercedes announces the names of factory drivers in the DTM series

Eight Mercedes drivers will compete for four teams

Overall among The Mercedes factory drivers in the 2021 DTM have two DTM champions and five series winners. The champions are Gary Puffett (2005) and Paul Di Resta (2021). The DTM stages were won by Robert Wickens, Christian Vietori and Pascal Wehrlein. By the way, Wehrlein is the youngest winner of the DTM stage. He won the Lausitzring race last year.

Closing the list is Daniel Yuncadella, who will be playing Mercedes for the third year in the DTM.

All eight Mercedes drivers will compete for multiple teams. They will be partners Mercedes HWA AG (which is exhibiting two teams at once), Mucke Motors70ort and DTM newcomer - ART Grand Prix.

List of Mercedes factory drivers in the 2021 DTM:

ART Grand Prix: Gary Paffett, Lucas Auer,
HWA AG: Paul Di Resta, Robert Wickens,
HWA AG: Christian Vietori, Pascal Wehrlein,
Mucke Motorsport: Daniel Juncadella, Maximilian Goetz.

This year the DTM series returns to a two-race format at stage .

2021 champion Bruno Spengler approves of this decision.

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