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Christopher Bruce2013-10-08 18:57:18

Lewis Hamilton Coming to Final DTM Race to Drive Taxi Laps

Unfortunately, the drivers' championship is already decided

 
 
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Hamilton will drive taxi laps prior to the DTM race

The 2013 DTM season is coming to a close at Hockenheim on October 20, and it will have a special guest in Lewis Hamilton. He will also be giving a few lucky visitors taxi rides around the track in a MercedesC DTMMercedes-Benz C DTMGermany, 2007 > present4 photos
DTM car.

German readers can enter to be one of the lucky taxi passengers in Hamilton’s car by entering a contest with regional broadcaster SWR3 starting on Monday, October 14.

“I’m really looking forward to attending the DTM finale at Hockenheim and making a return to the DTM paddock. I’ve always been part of the Mercedes-Benz family right from the start of my career in motor racing,” said Hamilton.

The drivers’ championship has already been decided going into the final race with Mike Rockenfeller taking the championship with 142 points. Augusto Farfus has already guaranteed second place with 116 points. The race to watch will be to see who takes third place in the drivers’ championship. There are just four points separating sixth and third place.

The top three positions in the teams’ championship is still wide open with 10 points separating the top three.

In the constructors’ championship, AudiAudiAudiGermany, 1909 > present83 models
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and BMWBMWBMWGermany, 1918 > present87 models
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are still in the race with eight points separating them, but Mercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzGermany, 1924 > present197 models
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is far behind with an 86-point deficit to Audi.

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