Why the new DTM format will thrill

Why the new DTM format will thrill

The DTM's been tinkering with its format for a while, but still struggles to put on a show for the fans. MITCHELL ADAM says that's about to change

When AUTOSPORT rated the world's leading tin-top classes earlier this year, the DTM emerged victorious in the tough, eight-series field. But it wasn't a resounding victory.

From five scoring categories, the DTM received a perfect 10/10 for its level of competition, the cars and the prestige afforded by the participation of Audi, BMW and Mercedes. But its lowest mark of 6/10 came in the 'entertainment' category, which essentially judged the quality of the racing.

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