The famous former Formula 1 driver, David Coulthard, has recently announced its intention to end its career in the DTM after this weekend’s Hockenheim finale.
According to a statement which was released by Mercedes-Benz, David Coulthard is officially announcing its retirement from DTM. The former McLaren and Red Bull Formula 1 Driver, who has turned 41 years old, will leave DTM aside after the Hockenheim finale this weekend. David Coulthard will concentrate on his family and his off-track business after his retirement from DTM.
“The weekend will be my final opportunity to compete at this level as a I will stop racing in the DTM to concentrate on my developing off-track business and of course my family”, said David Coulthard.
As a quick reminder, David Coulthard has been born in Scotland back in 1971 and he made his Formula 1 debut in 1994, winning 13 Grand Prix in a career which spanned for 15 seasons. David Coulthard has retired from Formula One in 2008 after taking part in 247 races (246 starts) for three teams, Williams, McLaren and Red Bull, ending up on the podium 62 times, getting 18 fastest laps, 12 pole positions and 535 career points. He has been racing in the DTM since 2010.