DTM organisers have confirmed there will be no change to the racing calendar after discussions with Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz about moving the Nuburgring round were declined.

The initial idea had been to move the Nurburgring event to the weekend left vacant by the cancellation of the Formula 1 German Grand Prix, originally scheduled for the 17-19 July.

However, talks between the German manufacturers and organisers chose to not move the event due to additional costs and logistical switches. As a result the Nurburgring event will continue to act as round eight of the 2015 DTM championship on the 25-27 September.

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"The date in July is perfect for a racing event and discussing about a date shift or an additional event was the right approach," Hans Werner Aufrecht, Chairman of DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V. said. "In the end, the additional costs as well as the major organisational and logistic challenges that would have been caused by the shift spoke against making this move.

"The discussion is history, now, and we are looking forward to the DTM meeting held at the N?rburgring in September."

None of the other DTM rounds have been altered by the decision, with the next round scheduled for the 29-31 May at the Lausitzring circuit.