Former ROKiT Williams Racing Formula One driver Robert Kubica will make DTM race debut in a BMW M4 from July 10 to 12 at the Norisring.
The news was announced on Tuesday as the DTM also announced that they have signed a two year contract with Polish Television broadcaster ELEVEN SPORTS. Speaking about the news, Manging Director of DTM’s umbrella organisation ITR Marcel Mohaupt commented saying:
“We’re delighted to have agreed a two-year deal with ELEVEN SPORTS. “Poland is a huge market for the DTM and its stakeholders, and this deal reflects the growing international footprint of the DTM series.
“In addition, we’re enormously looking forward to Robert Kubica’s arrival this season. He’s a legendary driver, a hero to millions all around the world, and he’ll be a great asset to our series. And I’m sure he’ll massively enjoy the bump and grind of racing in the best touring car series in the world.”
ELEVEN SPORTS Poland COO Patryk Mirolslawski commented saying:
The DTM series features the highest level of competition; it perfectly fits into ELEVEN SPORTS’ extensive motorsport offering. “Polish fans love Robert Kubica, which is why we’re so pleased to be able to show every race with our experienced team of broadcast journalists from the world of F1. To Polish fans, we say: get ready to experience thrilling DTM action featuring Robert and a host of other top drivers.”
Robert Kubixa will compete in the DTM alongside his Formula One commitments as official test and reserve drive to the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Formula One team.