The 2013 DTM grid guide

The 2013 DTM grid guide

A new DTM season kicks off at Hockenheim this weekend. After its sensational comeback success last year, can BMW be stopped? Jamie O'Leary guides you through the runners and riders

BMW's trio of DTM titles last year will be "an impossible achievement to top", according to the manufacturer's motorsport chief Jens Marquardt. But that will not stop an eight-car line-up that includes drivers' champion Bruno Spengler from trying to do just that.

While Spengler has former champion Martin Tomczyk and ex-Formula 1 racer Timo Glock on his side for 2013, a resurgent Audi squad bolstered by the signing of Jamie Green, and a youthful-yet-promising Mercedes line-up are both ready to dethrone the current king of the DTM.

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