F1 » di Resta returns to DTM

F1 refugee Paul di Resta has, as expected, landed a seat in with Mercedes for the 2014 DTM series.

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January 21, 2014 11:18 AM

ultimatepiece33: If only he kept his mouth shut for most of the times and stop behaving like he is similar to Vettel and Alonso.

He's probably still be in F1 if he had a big cheque book like Perez and Nandos


January 21, 2014 12:06 PM

richard: unwashed. yep, a shame for dtm! last time he was there, h punted neary every other driver off the road. hope the cars are stronger now!

richard my comment was meant to be ironic. But was not he a DTM champion though before make the step up to F1 where he has clearly struggled.


January 21, 2014 12:41 PM

One of the sites are suggesting that PDR may be Mercs designated test driver while in DTM.
Sam Bird used to be their test driver but it would make sense to have an experienced F1 driver in that role, you never know when Lulu might have a more pressing engagement than an F1 race, a modelling shoot or a celeb party for example...


January 21, 2014 1:31 PM

ultimatepiece33: If only he kept his mouth shut for most of the times and stop behaving like he is similar to Vettel and Alonso.

I think if he feels that way it is probably justified because he did whoop Vettel's butt in the earlier formula.


January 21, 2014 2:00 PM

Ultimate: all motorsport competitors think they're the best, it's that arrogance that gets them where they are. Whether or not it's a good idea to make that attitude public is another question :-)


January 21, 2014 2:17 PM

@shpongled - Not all motorsport competitors are arrogant. why are you saying that ?

and the reason why he couldn't maintain his position in Force India was his mouth. Money was the reason why he was not able to join any other team.

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