DTM 2014 finale at Hockenheim. Racing weekend start

Today, the tenth and final race weekend of DTM Championship 2014 kicked off in Hockenheim, Germany. For the first Russian DTM driver Vitaly Petrov in the DTM debut season. Friday has started with a traditional track inspection.

Vitaly Petrov, Mercedes AMG: "For the final race the track remains in the same configuration and conditiona. We just walked along the track, discussed the strategy for training sessions, because for this weekend we have an updated car. During the first race in May, I wasn’t very successful here, but now I feel much more confident. It will be interesting to see how the car behaves.

It's too early to predict anything. We just need to wait for tomorrow, during free practice we’ll have more time to work with the settings and see how the updated car behaves".

DTM final race will take place on Sunday, 19 of October.