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Petrov signs up for DTM 'challenge'

Vitaly Petrov will join Paul di Resta in DTM this season after signing with Mercedes. The Russian racer, who was dropped by Caterham at the end of the 2012 season, had hoped to return to Formula One. However, with that door closed he tested a DTM car in January and impressed the Mercedes team. Petrov has now signed a deal to race a DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé in the Championship, which begins at Hockenheim in May. "The DTM is a great racing series and I'm very happy that Mercedes-Benz are giving me the chance to compete against the world's best touring car drivers in the DTM," he said. "I'm aware that I've got a steep learning curve ahead of me, but I love a challenge and...
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