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DTM Trophy

DTM Trophy

The DTM Trophy is a sports car racing series sanctioned by ITR e.V. who have been affiliated to the DMSB-FIA since 1984. The series is based in Germany, with rounds elsewhere in Europe, racing a mass-produced GT4 racing cars since 2020.

DTM Trophy
CategorySports car racing
CountryEurope (Germany 40% and rest of European countries 60% (2020))
Inaugural season2020
ConstructorsAudi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and KTM (regulars); Toyota (part-timers)
Tyre suppliersHankook
Drivers' championBen Green
Makes' championBMW
Teams' championFK Performance Motorsport
Current season

DTM Trophy is currently de facto support series for Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters for GT cars eligible for E2-SH and E2-SC-class FIA categories.


On 20 October 2019 it was announced that the ITR e.V. sanctioning body would create the GT4-based sports car racing series, with plans to debut in 2020. On the same date ITR e.V. announced that DTM Trophy would be introduced and thus would be scheduled to debut from 2020 season onwards.[1]


DTM Trophy cars format are utilizing GT4-based mass-produced sports car racing since 2020 season.


On 30 December 2019 it was announced that South Korean tyre manufacturer Hankook Tire would be selected as official tyre partner beginning from 2020 until at least 2023 season.[2]

Manufacturer representation

Race format

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top ten classified finishers as follows:

Race Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

Additionally, the top three placed drivers in qualifying also received points:

Qualifying Position  1st   2nd   3rd 
Points 3 2 1

If in the case of a tie, DTM Trophy will determine the champion based on the most first-place finishes. If there is still a tie, DTM Trophy will determine the champion by the most second-place finishes, then the most third-place finishes, etc., until a champion is determined. DTM Trophy will apply the same system to other ties in the rankings at the close of the season and at any other time during the season.


SeasonChampionTeamChampion's CarConstructor Champion
2020 Tim Heinemann HP Racing International Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
2021 Ben Green FK Performance Motorsport BMW BMW

See also


  1. "DTM Trophy GT series to debut in '20". The Checkered Flag. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  2. "Hankook is exclusive tyre partner of the new DTM Trophy racing series". The Checkered Flag. 30 December 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
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