DTM/ITC race series: successful season for Mercedes

  • Date
    10 November 1996
  • Description
    At the last race of the International Touring Car Championship (ITC) in Suzuka, Japan, Dario Franchitti wins the first run and Bernd Schneider the second, both driving the AMG-Mercedes C-Class. Bernd Schneider finishes as ITC runner-up. With the discontinuation of these series, Mercedes-Benz concludes its involvement in DTM/ITC racing as the most successful automotive manufacturer. Between 1986 and 1996, Mercedes-Benz touring cars amassed a total of 86 race victories.