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Maxime Martin
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Driver Details
Nationality Flag of Belgium Belgian
Date of Birth 20/03/1986
Date of Death Unknown
Début Hockenheim 2014
Championships Unknown
2014 Position 7th (47pts)
Wins 2
First Win Moscow 2014
Previous Teams Unknown
DTM Career
Total Entries 28 (28 Starts)
Pole Positions 2
Fastest Laps 1
Total Points

141

Current Season
Team BMW Team RMG
Car BMW M4 DTM
Number Standings Points
36 7th 94
MAR 15 Livery
Maxime Martin is a DTM racing driver of Belgian decent, partnering champion Marco Wittmann at BMW Team RMG.[1] Martin is backed by BMW, and has been since making his debut in 2014.[1]

Current SeasonEdit

Martin wields the #36 BMW M4 DTM, and competed in the DTM Festival to start the season, finishing the first race in seventh.

BackgroundEdit

Martin set out to compete in touring cars from the very start of his racing career, competing in the 2005 Mini Challenge World Final, taking victory.[1] After a fourth place in the Formula Renault 1.6 championship, Martin took third in the Eurocup Megane Trophy from 2007, taking the runner-up spot a season later.[1] A title in the French Renault Clio Cup in 2008 allowed Martin to move to Endurance racing from 2009, entering the GT1 Championship.[2] 

Enduring CareerEdit

A third place at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in 2009 kicked off his career, while in 2010 he took first at the 1,000km of Spa, while taking fourteenth in GT1.[2] Sixth place in GT1 followed in 2011, while he also made his Le Mans 24 Hours debut in LMP1 with Aston Martin.[2] He competed in GT1 for the final time in 2012, while also entering Le Mans twice more in 2012 and 2013.[2] After a 2013 campaign in the FIA GT Championship, during which Martin became a BMW factory driver, becoming part of their DTM campaign for 2014.[3]

DTM HistoryEdit

Martin's DTM career started without points until his third race, where a confident performance earned him sixth place.[2] Two races later, however, Martin achieved a stunning victory in Moscow, supporting team mate Marco Wittmann on his way to the title.[2] Two more points finishes were achieved before the end of the season, with Martin taking seventh in the Championship.[2]

Martin was retained for the 2015 Championship by BMW, remaining with the Team RMG squad.[2]

Full DTM RecordEdit

Martin's full results from his 28 starts in the DTM are outlined in a series of tables below.

DTM EntriesEdit

The list below includes all of the teams and cars, as well as overall finishing positions for Martin during his DTM career:

Maxime Martin's Overall DTM Record
Year Entrant No. Car Pos. Pts.
2014 Flag of Germany BMW Team RMG 24 BMW M4 DTM 7th 47
2015 Flag of Germany BMW Team RMG 36 BMW M4 DTM 7th 94
2016 Flag of Belgium BMW Team RBM 36 BMW M4 DTM

Career ResultsEdit

Below is a table showing Maxime Martin's full DTM record.

DTM Championship Record
Year Rounds Pts. Pos.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2014 Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Germany Flag of Russia Flag of Austria Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Dutch Flag Flag of Germany 47 7th
20th 14th 6th 17th 1st 15th 7th 14th 6th Ret
2015 Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Dutch Flag Flag of Austria Flag of Russia Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Flag of Germany 94 7th
7th 14th 7th 8th Ret 10th 3rd 17th 14th 19th 18th 4th 11th 9th 1st 13th 3rd 6th
2016 Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of Germany Flag of Germany Dutch Flag Flag of Russia Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Germany 90 8th
8th 3rd 6th 5th 9th 13th 6th 3rd 10th Ret 6th 17th 8th 10th 12th 7th 13th 6th
Results Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Second DSQ Disqualified
3rd Third DNS Did Not Start
7th Points Scorer NC Not Classified
Italics Qualifying Race C Race Cancelled
16th Non-points finish Non-Championship Race

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 'Maxime Martin', dtm.com, (DTM, 2015), http://www.dtm.com/node/366?language=en-gb, (Accessed 13/05/2015)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 'Maxime Martin', wikipedia.org, (Wikipedia, 06/05/2015), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxime_Martin, (Accessed 13/05/2015)
  3. 'Martin and Félix da Costa line up in the DTM', bmw-motorsport.com, (BMW, 06/13/2013), http://www.bmw-motorsport.com/en/news/current-news/2013/12/neue_fahrer.html, (Accessed 13/05/2015)

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