Manual Audi has decided to change the compounds of its two teams in the final stage of the 2016 DTM in Hockenheim, in order to increase the chances of winning the title in three classifications.
The fact is that because of the lining on the competition in the WRX, in Hockenheim will not come Mortary partner for Abt Audi’s Mattias ekström.
As a result it was decided to move the Audi Abt Audi from Phoenix champion DTM 2013 season Mike Rockenfeller. And Rockenfeller in Audi Phoenix is Rene Rast.
In the overall standings of the pilots in the lead the representative of BMW of Marco...
Team BMW and Mercedes decided to withdraw its appeal filed against the disqualification of Marco Wittmann and Daniel’s Juncadella after Sunday’s race at the Hungaroring.
Both drivers were excluded due to the inconsistency of their machines parameters technical regulations in the area of the thickness of the control strap under the bottom.
The hearing was to be held only after the end of the season, so in this case, the championship results would be provisional.
“In the interests of sport we have decided not to appeal against the disqualification of Wittmann, – said the...
Canadian racer Robert Wickens admitted his chances at winning the championship because of silly mistakes, which he had to start last in the second race at the Hungaroring.
Before the start of the best of the Mercedes drivers in the championship behind the leader Marco Wittmann 55 points. To preserve the chances for the title before the season finale in Hockenheim he needed to reduce the backlog to less than 50 points. In qualifying, the canadian took eighth place, but at the end of the warm up lap took the wrong position on the starting grid and in the end, according to the rules, moved to...
In the second race at the Hungaroring, Marco Wittmann finished fourth, increasing its lead over Edoardo Mortara overall in the 2016 DTM, but later the result was annulled.
The reason of such decision of the stewards was the inconsistency of its BMW M4 parameters of technical regulations in the area of the thickness of the control strap under the bottom.
Thus, the advantage Wittmann on Morteros in the standings was reduced from 26 to 14 points.
Note that for the similar violation of the technical regulations of the Protocol of the race was excluded and Daniel Juncadella, who finished third....