Gary Paffett: Silver dream racer

Gary Paffett: Silver dream racer

Mercedes-Benz star and DTM championship contender Gary Paffett gives us an insight into his life on and off the track in the world's fastest touring car series

After the shock of Hockenheim, everything is shaping up quite well now we've done a few more races. It looks like it's going to be a fight between four or five drivers, but it's quite special to be on top at the halfway stage.

We expected to improve on our Hockenheim performance, but going to Lausitz after that we weren't sure where we'd be. So to dominate as we did surprised everyone, including ourselves. Since then everything has gone pretty much as we expected. We pulled a bit of a surprise out at Zandvoort, but I did expect us to be closer there than before.

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