Paffett on his new Mercedes deal

Paffett on his new Mercedes deal

Gary Paffett speaks to AUTOSPORT about his long-term deal with Mercedes, what he hopes to achieve with the German manufacturer , and where he sees the DTM heading in the future

Mercedes announced on Wednesday that former DTM champion Gary Paffett has signed a long-term contract extension with the manufacturer, which is set to take his career in the German series beyond a decade.

In the time since making his debut mid-season in 2003, Paffett has won the championship once (2005), finished second three times (2004, '09, '10) and has the most wins of any active driver in the DTM.

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