The Mercedes-AMG DTM Team will be competing on home territory next weekend (1st – 3rd May) as the new DTM season gets underway. The Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg traditionally hosts both the season opener and the grand finale. The 4.574 km Hockenheimring boasts the fastest section of track in the whole DTM season, with cars reaching a top speed of 270kph between the Parabolica and the hairpin. The full-throttle percentage over a single lap is 64%. Seven corners are traversed at speeds of over 100kph, while the remaining four are taken at under 100kph.