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Mercedes awards Spa 24 winners with DTM test

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Howard, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Howard

    Howard
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  2. Andrew Ford

    Andrew Ford
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    What gt level is a dtm car? I'm clueless with these categories.sorry
     
  3. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
    Did ye, aye? Premium Member

    DTM are touring cars, not sure how fast they are compared to GT though :geek:
     
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  4. I'd say DTM is closer to Stock Car Brasil and the likes. Sure, they call it touring cars, but seriously, IMO they aren't.
     
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  5. Calum McLure

    Calum McLure
    Did ye, aye? Premium Member

    I know what you mean, they're a bit too advanced for touring cars, they have more in common with F1 than the BTCC.
     
  6. Yeah, "wrong way around", one could say: Not a street car made into a race car as a touring car would be, but a purpose-built race car made to look similar to some street car models.