Di Resta tops DTM championship after Hockenheim win

Scotsman Paul Di Resta took the German touring car (DTM) championship lead today at Hockenheim, after his third race win in a row. The Mercedes DTM driver, due to move into a full-time F1 seat with Force India in 2011, was able catch and pass pole-sitter Timo Scheider who was joined on the podium by fellow-Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller.

BMW confirms its return to DTM in 2012

Well this is the best motor racing news we’ve heard in a long time. The return of BMW to the DTM from 2012 is now a reality. The news was confirmed by the company during the DTM race at the Hockenheimring this weekend.