How the DTM’s remote electric prototype demo was done

Reigning DTM Trophy Champion Tim Heinemann was able to control the 1200bhp DTM Electric car from AVL Racing’s simulator in Graz, more than 80km east of the Austrian Formula 1 venue. 
For this purpose, the championship equipped the under-development car with Schaeffler’s drive-by-wire system, which eliminated the need for a physical connection between the steering column and the …Keep reading