Schubert and Walkenhorst set to represent BMW with four DTM entries

Schubert and Walkenhorst Motorsport will represent BMW for the 2022 DTM season, featuring three works drivers and youngster Esteban Muth.

BMW M Motorsport will be represented by two outfits and four drivers in the upcoming DTM season with the new BMW M4 GT3.

Walkenhorst Motorsport has 20-year-old Esteban Muth to race the package for the first time.

Joining him at the team will be two-time DTM champion and works driver Marco Wittmann.

At Schubert Motorsport, a newcomer to DTM, factory drivers Sheldon van der Linde and returnee Philipp Eng will compete for the team.

Franciscus van Meel, managing director, BMW M GmbH said: “DTM is a significant platform that is setting benchmarks, not only in sporting terms, but with its entire presence.

“We are looking forward to first-class, thrilling racing at great international circuits.

“At the same time, the DTM platform is also playing a substantial role in our further activities.

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“In DTM Trophy, the BMW M Motorsport Teams are a strongly represented with the BMW M4 GT4, in the BMW M2 Cup, we are running our own one-make series on the DTM support package and in DTM Classic, we get to see fascinating cars from the BMW M history.”

Andreas Roos, Head of BMW M Motorsport since 1 February, added:

“In DTM, we already got to see thrilling GT3 sprint races at the highest level last year (with the BMW M6 GT3) and now, we are very happy to watch four new BMW M4 GT3s in action in this series run by two very experienced BMW M Motorsport Teams.”

Muth already made his championship debut last year for T3 Motorsport in the Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo.

Wittmann won his two titles in 2014 and 2016, and finished fourth in the Drivers’ Standings last year.

Eng is set to return to DTM after a year-long absence with experience from 2018 to 2020, whilst teammate van der Linde embarks on his fourth season.

The eight-round campaign will commence at Portimao on April 29-May 1.

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