This season David Schumacher, the son of former Formula 1 racing driver Ralf Schumacher, makes his debut in the DTM. It is the first season outside of single-seater racing for the former Formula 3 driver and 2018 Formula 4 rookie champion. In the popular German touring car series, Schumacher will be a teammate of last year’s champion Maximilian Götz and two-time winner Lucas Auer at the Mercedes-AMG Team Winward-Racing. The team from Altendiez has been a partner of Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH (RAVENOL) in GT racing for many years.
David Schumacher’s entry into the DTM will be supported by a network of mostly long-term partners, including Dekra, Schaeffler-Paravan and RAVENOL. The RAVENOL brand is represented by a consistent layout of the vehicle and driver’s overalls and the prominently visible RAVENOL logo. This is the first time RAVENOL is appearing with a complete branding in the DTM.
Martin Huning (Motorsport Director RAVENOL): “I am really looking forward to David’s debut in the DTM in particular, but also to the new racing season overall. We have been working with David and Ralf Schumacher for many years and are technical partners of Winward-Racing and “Supplier of the team. We are also connected to various racing teams in the DTM across brands, and we are also the official lubricant partner of the DTM Trophy and series partner of the DTM Classic. The prominent presentation of our brand as part of David Schumacher’s DTM career thus complements our overall commitment Perfect.”
The first official meeting of the DTM cars will take place next week at the pre-season test on (04-07 April) in Hockenheim.
The 2022 DTM calendar:
Portimao (Portugal): 29 April-1 April May
Lausitzring (Germany): 20.-22. May
Imola (Italy): 17th-19th June
Norisring (Germany): 1st-3rd July
Nurburgring (Germany): 26th-28th August
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium): 9th-11th September
Red Bull Ring (Austria): 23.-25. September
Hockenheimring (Germany): 7th-9th October