The teams must have a large amount of one spare part in particular before the only street race in the DTM. In corners two and three the cars race so closely past the historic walls of the former NS Party rally grounds that the right-hand mirror goes flying more than once. “It has to be like this as we need to use every millimeter of the track,” swears Audi driver Filipe Albuquerque. Although the track in Nuremberg is extremely short, the bumpy street surface, which changes frequently between tarmac and concrete, gives the drivers and teams a unique challenge during set-up work with their cars.
Bruno Spengler, Mercedes Benz (2008, 48.446s)
Gary Paffett, Mercedes Benz (49.139s)
Jamie Green, Mercedes Benz
Fastest race lap 2012:
Jamie Green, Mercedes Benz (54.451s, 152.063 km/h)