2001 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters

2001 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
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Bernd Schneider (left) defend his second Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters Drivers' Championship while Uwe Alzen (right) finished second in the championship.

The 2001 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters was the fifteenth season of premier German touring car championship and also second season under the moniker of Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters since the series' resumption in 2000. There were ten race weekends with one race at each event.

Teams and driversEdit

The following manufacturers, teams and drivers competed in the 2001 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters. All teams competed with tyres supplied by Dunlop.

Make Car Team No. Drivers Rounds
Mercedes-Benz AMG-Mercedes CLK-DTM 2001   HWA Team 1   Bernd Schneider All
2   Peter Dumbreck All
5   Uwe Alzen All
6   Marcel Fässler All
  Manthey Racing 9   Bernd Mayländer 1-2, 6-10
  Marcel Tiemann 3-5
10   Patrick Huisman All
AMG-Mercedes CLK-DTM 2000   Persson Motorsport 14   Thomas Jäger All
15   Christijan Albers All
  Team Rosberg 24   Pedro Lamy 1-2
  David Saelens 3-10
42   Darren Turner All
Opel Opel Astra V8 Coupé 2001   OPC Team Holzer 3   Joachim Winkelhock All
4   Timo Scheider All
11   Michael Bartels All
  OPC Team Phoenix 7   Manuel Reuter All
Opel Astra V8 Coupé 2000 8   Yves Olivier All
  OPC Euroteam 16   Alain Menu All
17   Hubert Haupt All
  Mamerow Racing Team 20   Peter Mamerow All
Audi Audi TT-R DTM 2001   Team Abt Sportsline 18   Christian Abt All
19   Laurent Aïello 1-3, 5-10
  Kris Nissen 4
  Team Abt Sportsline Junior 22   Martin Tomczyk All
23   Mattias Ekström All

Race calendar and winnersEdit

Two international rounds were added: A1-Ring in Austria and Zandvoort in the Netherlands. Each weekend comprised a 35 km qualifying race and a 100 km main race.

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Winning manufacturer
1 QR   Hockenheimring 22 April   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
2 QR   Nürburgring 6 May   Laurent Aïello   Alain Menu   Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
CR   Martin Tomczyk   Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
3 QR   Oschersleben 20 May   Marcel Fässler   Marcel Fässler   Marcel Fässler Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Bernd Schneider   Marcel Fässler Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
4 QR   Sachsenring 17 June   Peter Dumbreck   Christian Abt   Peter Dumbreck D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Christian Abt   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
5 QR   Norisring 8 July   Bernd Schneider   Marcel Fässler   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Bernd Schneider   Uwe Alzen Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
6 QR   Lausitzring 12 August   Uwe Alzen   Christian Abt   Uwe Alzen Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Laurent Aïello   Peter Dumbreck D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
7 QR   Nürburgring 26 August   Laurent Aïello   Laurent Aïello   Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
CR   Bernd Schneider   Laurent Aïello Team Abt Sportsline Audi
8 QR   A1-Ring 9 September   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Bernd Schneider   Bernd Schneider D2 AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
9 QR   Zandvoort 23 September   Christian Abt   Christian Abt   Christian Abt Team Abt Sportsline Audi
CR   Christian Abt   Uwe Alzen Warsteiner AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
10 QR   Hockenheimring 7 October   Michael Bartels   Patrick Huisman   Patrick Huisman Eschmann AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz
CR   Bernd Maylander   Bernd Maylander Eschmann AMG Mercedes Mercedes-Benz

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Scoring system

Each round featured a "Qualifying Race", and the "Main Race".

  • In the "Qualifying Race", the top 3 finishers were awarded points as follows;
Position  1st   2nd   3rd 
Points 3 2 1
  • In the "Main Race", the top 6 finishers were awarded points as follows;
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver HOC1
 
NÜR1
 
OSC
 
SAC
 
NOR
 
LAU
 
NÜR2
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC2
 
Pts
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR
1   Bernd Schneider 1 1 6 2 3 2 4 1 1 2 3 2 4 6 1 1 10 3 Ret 3 161
2   Uwe Alzen 5 4 7 19 4 3 11 Ret 2 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 3 7 1 7 7 101
3   Peter Dumbreck 2 3 3 8 5 4 1 6 7 5 4 1 Ret DNS 2 Ret 3 7 3 2 88
4   Marcel Fässler 7 2 8 5 1 1 6 8 4 Ret 2 8 7 Ret 7 6 6 5 Ret 5 76
5   Laurent Aïello 8 7 1 1 2 5 10 12 6 12 1 1 4 2 5 Ret Ret DNS 75
6   Patrick Huisman 16 Ret 12 7 7 9 5 3 Ret 7 Ret 5 10 3 12 5 4 4 1 18 63
7   Thomas Jäger 3 5 4 3 9 10 14 13 20 DNS 7 4 Ret 4 Ret DNS 12 12 12 10 43
8   Mattias Ekström 17 DNS 10 9 6 7 2 5 11 9 Ret 3 6 14 Ret 11 2 Ret 6 6 38
9   Manuel Reuter 12 12 Ret DNS 13 15 8 14 15 8 13 7 12 5 13 4 9 13 11 4 35
10   Christian Abt 10 10 NC Ret 8 6 3 9 5 17 5 18 3 DSQ 18 DNS 1 2 8 11 29
11   Bernd Mayländer 9 9 11 20 8 13 5 7 9 Ret Ret DNS 2 1 28
12   Marcel Tiemann 12 8 7 4 3 3 26
13   Martin Tomczyk 20 Ret 2 4 10 20† 21† 7 16 10 Ret 6 9 Ret 6 Ret 16 Ret Ret 16 23
14   Christijan Albers 13 13 13 12 11 11 16 2 13 16 12 16 8 9 11 Ret 8 Ret 14 9 19
15   Darren Turner 6 8 9 16 14 DSQ 9 Ret Ret 11 10 9 Ret 8 14 10 15 8 9 8 15
16   Joachim Winkelhock Ret DNS 19 13 21 17 15 Ret 6 4 Ret 14 16 13 16 9 Ret DNS Ret DNS 12
17   Pedro Lamy 4 6 5 6 12
18   Michael Bartels 14 Ret 20 14 17 14 17 10 8 6 14 Ret 14 11 8 Ret 18 10 4 12 8
19   Timo Scheider 15 11 16 10 18 12 13 12 9 Ret 9 11 11 Ret Ret DNS 13 6 5 Ret 7
20   Hubert Haupt 18 15 15 15 20 18 10 Ret 17 Ret 15 15 17 16 17 7 17 15 Ret 13 4
21   David Saelens 19 19 12 11 12 13 16 10 13 10 10 Ret 11 9 13 15 4
22   Yves Olivier 19 14 14 11 15 13 18 Ret 14 Ret 17 Ret 15 Ret 15 8 19 14 16 Ret 3
23   Alain Menu 11 Ret 17 17 16 16 22† Ret 18 14 11 19 Ret 12 5 Ret 14 11 10 14 0
24   Peter Mamerow 21 16 18 18 Ret DNS 20 Ret 19 15 18 17 18 15 Ret DNS 20 Ret 15 17 0
25   Kris Nissen 19 Ret 0
Pos Driver QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR Pts
HOC1
 
NÜR1
 
OSC
 
SAC
 
NOR
 
LAU
 
NÜR2
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC2
 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

  • † — Driver retired, but was classified as they completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Teams' championshipEdit

Pos Team Car
No.
HOC1
 
NÜR1
 
OSC
 
SAC
 
NOR
 
LAU
 
NÜR2
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC2
 
Pts
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR
1 D2 AMG Mercedes 1 1 1 6 2 3 2 4 1 1 2 3 2 4 6 1 1 10 3 Ret 3 249
2 2 3 3 8 5 4 1 6 7 5 4 1 Ret DNS 2 Ret 3 7 3 2
2 Warsteiner AMG Mercedes 5 5 4 7 19 4 3 11 Ret 2 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 3 7 1 7 7 177
6 7 2 8 5 1 1 6 8 4 Ret 2 8 7 Ret 7 6 6 5 Ret 5
3 Eschmann AMG Mercedes 9 9 9 11 20 12 8 7 4 3 3 8 13 5 7 9 Ret Ret DNS 2 1 117
10 16 Ret 12 7 7 9 5 3 Ret 7 Ret 5 10 3 12 5 4 4 1 18
4 Team Abt Sportsline 18 10 10 NC Ret 8 6 3 9 5 17 5 18 3 DSQ 18 DNS 1 2 8 11 104
19 8 7 1 1 2 5 19 Ret 10 12 6 12 1 1 4 2 5 Ret Ret DNS
5 Original-Teile AMG Mercedes 14 3 5 4 3 9 10 14 13 20 DNS 7 4 Ret 4 Ret DNS 12 12 12 10 62
15 13 13 13 12 11 11 16 2 13 16 12 16 8 9 11 Ret 8 Ret 14 9
6 Abt Sportsline Junior 22 20 Ret 2 4 10 20† 21† 7 16 10 Ret 6 9 Ret 6 Ret 16 Ret Ret 16 61
23 17 DNS 10 9 6 7 2 5 11 9 Ret 3 6 14 Ret 11 2 Ret 6 6
7 OPC Team Phoenix 7 12 12 Ret DNS 13 15 8 14 15 8 13 7 12 5 13 4 9 13 11 4 38
8 19 14 14 11 15 13 18 Ret 14 Ret 17 Ret 15 Ret 15 8 19 14 16 Ret
8 Service 24h AMG Mercedes 24 4 6 5 6 19 19 12 11 12 13 16 10 13 10 10 Ret 11 9 13 15 31
42 6 8 9 16 14 DSQ 9 Ret Ret 11 10 9 Ret 8 14 10 15 8 9 8
9 OPC Team Holzer 1 3 Ret DNS 19 13 21 17 15 Ret 6 4 Ret 14 16 13 16 9 Ret DNS Ret DNS 19
4 15 11 16 10 18 12 13 12 9 Ret 9 11 11 Ret Ret DNS 13 6 5 Ret
10 OPC Team Holzer 2 11 14 Ret 20 14 17 14 17 10 8 6 14 Ret 14 11 8 Ret 18 10 4 12 8
11 OPC Euroteam 16 11 Ret 17 17 16 16 22† Ret 18 14 11 19 Ret 12 5 Ret 14 11 10 14 4
17 18 15 15 15 20 18 10 Ret 17 Ret 15 15 17 16 17 7 17 15 Ret 13
12 Mamerow Racing Team 20 21 16 18 18 Ret Ret 20 Ret 19 15 18 17 18 15 Ret DNS 20 Ret 15 17 0
Pos Team Car
No.
QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR QR CR Pts
HOC1
 
NÜR1
 
OSC
 
SAC
 
NOR
 
LAU
 
NÜR2
 
A1R
 
ZAN
 
HOC2
 

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