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  • nurburgring 26/09/15
    «I love the Nürburgring!» Maxime Martin has confirmed his close relationship with the Nürburgring by taking a second DTM win. The result of a perfect day, which...
  • Oschersleben 12/09/15
    «I was very unlucky» Maxime Martin particularly unfortunate during the DTM-raceweekend in Oschersleben. On a track where it is difficult to overtake, the representative of...
  • moscow 29/08/15
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  • norisring 02/05/15
    «A difficult weekend» Retirement in the first race, tenth position in the second: Maxime Martin did not get the results he hoped for this weekend at the Norisring. The...
  • zandvoort 11/05/15
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  • red bull ring 01/08/15
    «Thinking of Moscow» The Austrian DTM-meeting was not a success for Maxime Martin, or for the BMW drivers. With a 14th and 20th place in the two races at the Red Bull Ring,...
  • Hockenheim 02/05/15
    “More competitive than last year” Two good qualifying sessions, with 11th and 8th places on the grids, six points on Saturday and the satisfaction of being the first...
  • Hockenheim 19/10/14
    Overall conclusion is positive In his first season in DTM Maxime Martin took 7th position in the final rankings, as 3rd of the BMW drivers. The representative of the RACB...
  • Zandvoort 28/09/14
    A nice comeback and the title of Rookie of the Year as an added bonus Maxime Martin crossed the line in sixth at Zandvoort, after having started the race in 16th. An impressive...
  • Lausitzring 14/09/2014
      "Mixed feelings" At the Lausitzring, Maxime Martin did not conquer the result he was hoping for. The representative of the RACB National Team set the 16th time in...

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«I love the Nürburgring!»


Maxime Martin has confirmed his close relationship with the Nürburgring by taking a second DTM win. The result of a perfect day, which unfortunately could not be repeated on Sunday: then the BMW-driver of the RACB National Team had to be happy with 13th.

Martin likes the Nürburgring, that's for sure. On Saturday he took second in qualifying and from that position on the front row he stormed to the win. His first of the season, the second in his career after winning in Moscow last year.
"I had a good start", the driver of the RACB National Team says. "The key moment came in the first corner, when I was able to take the lead." Even though there was a contact with polesitter Wehrlein. "Some laps into the race, the race was redflagged. The second start gave me no problems and I could hang on to the lead. Afterwards I managed to create a gap, especially since the drivers behind me were fighting amongst each other. Nobody could really threaten my position. I am very happy to get this result for BMW, especially since the second M4 at the finish was only in 7th."

On Sunday Martin had to sing a different song: he qualified in 16th and finished in 13th.
"Once again we were confronted with a problem that has existed since the start of the season: the inconsistency of the tires", Martin explains. "My first set was perfect and I set a fourth time. But the second had a complete lack of grip and I had to struggle with a car of which the set-up of the day before had not changed one bit! I could not get higher than 16th and finished in 13th."

Two races remain for Maxime Martin, during the DTM Season Finale in Hockenheim, on October 16-18.