Successful racing since 1979

Famous race drivers. Co-building up the Ford racing team.
Many victories on European race circuits.

WOLF Racing has been very successful in motorsports during the 1970s, 80s and 90s, winning many prestigeous races. Famous race drivers won on milestones like Sierra Cosworth, Escort RS and the Focus RS, prepared by WOLF Racing. The astonishing performance was proven by over 30 victories and more than 100 podiums. This very "race spirit" does actually live in every product of Wolf Racing today.

  • WTCC - World Touring Car Championships
  • European Touring Car Championship
  • DTM
  • 24-hour Nürburgring race (multiple)
  • all global touring car race series
  • German Rallye Championship
Beginning of professional motor sports

Beginning of professional motor sports

In 1979 started Walter Wolf - under the name HWRT Tuning - in a small garage by building and testing professional racing engines and race cars. Soon after the first victories Ford paid attention to this small succssful company and offered the first ...

1979 - 1985

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Entering the German Touring Car Championship (DTM)

Entering the German Touring Car Championship (DTM)

In the years 1984 and 1985 the never seem to sleep at the Ford racing department in Cologne. Feaverishly the technicians were working on the model with that they were planning on entering the DTM. Finally in 1985 the day has arrived. Just before the ...

1984 - 1985

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DTM & WTCC

DTM & WTCC

In 1986 - as part of a new corporate identity - HWRT Tuning was renamed Wolf Racing with the 'jumping wolf' as a symbol, which has become an international icon to the racing industry for more than 25 years. Wolf Racing participated in the European & ...

1986 + 1987

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Wolf Racing wins the DTM

Wolf Racing wins the DTM

In the 1988 DTM season Wolf has entered with a Ford Sierra Cosworth RS having Armin Hahne as a driver. A total of 6 track victories (including 2 on the Nürburgring Northroute) and the 3rd place in the driver ranking. On top of this Wolf wins the DTM ...

1988

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The success continues ...

The success continues ...

Again Wolf is mainly running in the DTM. The racing team was highly motivated to start the new season, but a tragic accident at the Nürburgring Nordschleife ended the career of Armin Hahne. In Alain Ferte a perfect spare race car driver was found ...

1989

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ITCC and German Touring Car Trophy

ITCC and German Touring Car Trophy

After Ford withdrew from the DTM entirely, Wolf Racing concentrated more on the racing cars for the masses. In those two years Wolf Racing had successes in different national races and in the ITCC International Touring Car Chamionship with the Ford ...

1990
1991

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National and international races with the Wolf Cossies

National and international races with the Wolf Cossies

During the year of 1992 Wolf Racing had several Cossies in the German Touring Car Trophy (DTT). Among more than 40 competitors race car driver Rüdiger Schmitt made it all the way to the final victory, a great success for the driver and the entire ...

1992

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The WOLF Escort Cosworth is coming ...

The WOLF Escort Cosworth is coming ...

In 1993 the WOLF Ford Escort Cosworth enters the international racing arena. Wolf Racing is using it as well as many other racing teams in Europe who have their cars being built by WOLF to Group N or A homologation and were using it successfully ...

1993

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The STW / Super Touring Car Championship is being launched ...

The STW / Super Touring Car Championship is being launched ...

Ford returns as a works team to the racing arena with a Ford Mondeo at the Super Touring Cup. WOLF Racing also enters the championship with a specially prepared Mondeo STW. During the first year WOLF ranks 5th place overall (best front wheel drive ...

1994

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Entry into STW and successes in the ADAC GT Cup

Entry into STW and successes in the ADAC GT Cup

Based on the Ford Mondeo WOLF Racing is developing a Mondeo 4wheel-drive for the Super Touring Car Cup. Because of the complexity and time limitations the project is stopped. As a result neither Ford nor WOLF were successful that year.

On the ...

1995 + 1996

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Runner up in the DTC + successful ADAC GT Championship

Runner up in the DTC + successful ADAC GT Championship

Back in the race the WOLF Racing team is busy as usual, having two Ford Escort Cosworth GT at the ADAC GT Championship as well as working on a new model Ford Escort RS2000 according to DTC requirements.

With more than 40 competitors a new ...

1997

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Michael Funke ranks 3rd in the DTC debut season

Michael Funke ranks 3rd in the DTC debut season

WOLF Racing was contracted by Ford AG to build a Ford Focus according to the DTC super production reglement. Chassis and engine are entirely engineered and built by Wolf. During the 1999 season WOLF races with two WOLF Focus DTC. In his debut season ...

1999

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Wolf Racing engineers and buillds six Ford Focus DTC

Wolf Racing engineers and buillds six Ford Focus DTC

WOLF Racing was contracted by Ford to build all Ford Forcus DTC race cars for the DTC-Season. Chassis and engine are entirely engineered and built by Wolf. Again two WOLF Focus DTC are used during the 2000 DTC season.

Michael Funke ranks again ...

2000

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Runner up in the DTC for WOLF Racing

Runner up in the DTC for WOLF Racing

WOLF Racing uses again two of the Ford Focus during the 2001 DTC season. Only by loosing 29 points in the first race, Michael Funke looses first place in the overall ranking and becomes runner-up in the DTC.

2001

DTC and ADAC Procar Championship

DTC and ADAC Procar Championship

In these years WOLF Racing is successful in the DTC and also the ADAC Procar Championship. WOLF also supports and services many private racing teams from Russia, England, France and Luxembourg.

2002 2003 2004

Servicing racing teams around the world but no more own racing participation

Servicing racing teams around the world but no more own racing participation

WOLF Racing quits the racing circus and is focusing its services to private racing teams in Germany, Europe and around the world, developing, building up & servicing race cars for them.

ab 2005