BMW to introduce a new team \"MTEK\" at DTM from 2013
|   Friday, September 21, 2012
The BMW team is set to run a minimum of 8 cars at the DTM as of 2013. As soon as the present season finishes, the BMW team is ready with its new plans. The existing teams of BMW Motorsport`s are (1) the BMW Team Schnitzer, (2) the BMW team RBM and (3) the BMW Team RMG. The motorsports has added another feather in its crown, newly formed team named "the BMW Team MTEK". As of now the motorsports management has decided to run both of those BMW M3 DTM`s also the coming season.


The increase in the number of cars in the competition is to prove its commitment BMW has for the DTM. With this the BMW has come at par to the competition with the other car manufacturers who are actively taking part in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. Knoors Ernest will be the in charge of BMW team MTEK as the Team Principal. The location is based near Munich (DE) in Garching (DE). As the team MTEK has been granted the signal to start, its official build up process is expected to start in the coming weeks.

According to the Director of Motorsports, their plan to run the three teams has proven to be good at the debut season. The results of the games prove the point. Establishing another team will also be an important step as it will make the brand BMW more competitive. According to him, BMW competitors are already running eight cars. The new team is expected to bridge the gap. He expects the DTM project to grow to a new level and set new standards for the company. DTM or Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters is considered to be the best racing series in Germany.

Ernest Knoors has worked in many formula one championships. The most recent work of his is with Ferrari as the Head of the customer power train support in Formula one. Speaking of DTM he said he has experienced a lot of motor racing and that also in many formats. He understands the level of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) and its importance.

BMW Motorsports has contested a fantastic debut season. To give the fan base the same feeling the motorsports decided to introduce the new team. Ernest Knoors expects to deliver the same level of entertainment to the fans as they have got it this season. The fans will definitely have some big reasons to cheer for their team in 2013 season.

According to Ernest Knoors there is a lot to learn being a new team. The positive side is their learning curve is pretty steep. He is pretty convinced with that. 2012 season proves the competitiveness of BMW M3 DTM.

The present statistics speaks a lot of the BMW`s success. They were out of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters for about 20 years and came back strongly this year. The BMW team, so far have made a proud comeback season, and really a matter to cheer up for the fans. After 8 of the ten races the results are like BMW has bagged 3 wins, 3 pole positions with 9 podiums and a total of 247 points in the manufacturer's standings.
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