|Date of Birth||20/03/1986|
|Date of Death||Unknown|
|2014 Position||7th (47pts)|
|First Win||Moscow 2014|
|Total Entries||28 (28 Starts)|
|Team||BMW Team RMG|
|Car||BMW M4 DTM|
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. 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. A title in the French Renault Clio Cup in 2008 allowed Martin to move to Endurance racing from 2009, entering the GT1 Championship.
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. Sixth place in GT1 followed in 2011, while he also made his Le Mans 24 Hours debut in LMP1 with Aston Martin. He competed in GT1 for the final time in 2012, while also entering Le Mans twice more in 2012 and 2013. 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.
Martin's DTM career started without points until his third race, where a confident performance earned him sixth place. Two races later, however, Martin achieved a stunning victory in Moscow, supporting team mate Marco Wittmann on his way to the title. Two more points finishes were achieved before the end of the season, with Martin taking seventh in the Championship.
Full DTM RecordEdit
Martin's full results from his 28 starts in the DTM are outlined in a series of tables below.
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|
|2014||BMW Team RMG||24||BMW M4 DTM||7th||47|
|2015||BMW Team RMG||36||BMW M4 DTM||7th||94|
|2016||BMW Team RBM||36||BMW M4 DTM|
Below is a table showing Maxime Martin's full DTM record.
|DTM Championship Record|
|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|
- ↑ 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)
- ↑ 2.0 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)
- ↑ '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)