Racing driver Robin Frijns will come next season, again in the German touring car championships DTM. Earlier it was announced that the Dutchman in 2019 in the Formula E drive.
The seasons overlap each other partly, though there are no races from both disciplines at the same time. The DTM year runs from 3 may to 6 October, and the Formula E season, which is Saturday officially started, lasts until July 14.
The 27-year-old Frijns will drive just like last year on behalf of Audi in the DTM and gets the same five teammates around him: Jamie Green, Loïc Duval, Nico Müller, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller. “I am very happy that I was there also in the DTM again at ben,” says the Limburger.
“Especially now that we are just at the beginning of a new era with the advent of the turbocharged engines, which the car more power. That is me, of course. And good also that I’m back in the Netherlands can drive.”
The DTM is coming season for the first time to Assen, as it was in October, known. Over the past few years, Zandvoort have a permanent place on the calendar, but the circuit in the coastal town has to give way to the TT Circuit.
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Frijns twelfth in the first Formula E race
The Formula E season began Saturday with the ePrix of Saudi Arabia. Frijns ended up on the Riyadh Street Circuit in Ad Diriyah twelfth place, which he outside the points fell. The next race weekend is next month in Morocco.
The DTM season starts at the beginning of may in the German Hockenheim, where five months later the slotrace season. Axes is 19 to 21 July in the stage of the fifth race weekend of the season. Last season was Frijns thirteenth in the CHAMPIONSHIP mode.
The Dutchman was in the past testcoureur at Sauber and Caterham in the Formula 1. He never came to a Grand Prix in the king’s class of motorsport.