DTM: How Hankook has revived Ralf Schumacher

DTM: How Hankook has revived Ralf Schumacher

The DTM's new tyre supplier completely transformed the fortunes of Ralf Schumacher and Martin Tomczyk last weekend. Jamie O'Leary explains how the two drivers bounced back to form thanks to Hankook's new rubber in the series opener at Hockenheim.

April 2, 2006. That's five years and one month, or 1855 days if you're counting. But why is that date so significant?

It is in fact the last time Ralf Schumacher made it onto the podium of a motor race; or at least, it was.

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