Pilot Audi’s Jamie green has won the second pole position from two possible during the race weekend of the DTM in Spielberg, having won the qualification before the Sunday race.
The Briton showed the best time 1.21,955 and was ahead by 0.055 seconds partner group rené Rasta. The third qualified the defending champion of the series, BMW driver Marco Wittmann, yielding to the owner of the pole 0,201 seconds.
Two more representatives of Audi Mike Rockenfeller and Nico müller is located on the fourth and fifth places respectively.
The best of the Mercedes drivers Gary Paffett showed...
Debut victory for Mattias Ekström in the season of 2017 came in the first DTM race in Spielberg.
For the most part-in ekström took second place. But five laps before the end Matthias on warmed up tires managed to beat his teammate at Audi and the owner of the pole position Jamie green.
Although most of the green has a good chance of winning the championship title, he is still reluctant to repel the attacks of the leader of the General standings of the season 2017. The third finisher Nico Muller. Thus, the whole podium was taken by the Audi drivers.
The fourth place was left for Robert...
The three best results in the first DTM qualifying in Spielberg showed the pilots Audi.
With pole position, first race will start Jamie green drove the fastest lap around the Red bull Ring in 1.21,973.
I wonder what his teammates Nico Muller and overall leader of the season 2017 Mattias ekström lost to the British less than one-tenth of a second.
The BMW driver Marco Wittmann finished fourth, ahead of Mike and Renee Rockefeller Rasta.
Robert Wickens was the best among the Mercedes, however, could not rise above the seventh position.
The top ten was closed by Maxime Martin, Timo Glock and...
Henceforth, in the German DTM series there is no weight handicap. At the meeting with the participation of the promoters and participants of the championship, held on Thursday, it was decided immediately to abandon this rule, inherent in Thuringowa racing.
Not yet received the approval of the German racing Union [DMSB], but in BMW, Mercedes and Audi are planning to spend the last two stages of season 2017, in Spielberg and Hockenheim, with the base weighing machines is equal to 1125 lbs.
“All participants heard the calls of fans – said the Chairman of the DTM Gerhard Berger. – I...
The organizers of the German touring car series DTM corrected the distribution of weight handicaps after a stage at the Nurburgring.
Last weekend was very successful for Mercedes, who won both races, and has turned into a complete failure for Audi, the car which once, thanks to Renee Grow in Saturday’s race, was in the top 5.
On the penultimate stage of the season in Spielberg from 22 to 24 September, Mercedes will go with the weight of the car at 1127 lbs. the same weight will have Audi, which has lost 5 kg. weight of the machine BMW will remain unchanged – 1107 kg.
Mercedes driver Robert Wickens celebrated the victory in the second race of the DTM round at the Nurburgring.
The canadian grabbed the lead from Marco Wittmann immediately after the German returned to the track after his mandatory pit-stop.
Wittmann was not going to give up, and between them there was contact in the first turn, in which the two-time DTM champion lost second place to one more representative Mercedes Semi di Resta.
Fourth went to Bruno Spengler, and on the fifth has finished Maro Engel.
The overall leader of the season-2017 Mattias ekström started the 14, broke through on the...
Reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann won the second qualification at the Nurburgring, which took place on Sunday morning.
Under the checkered flag at the end of the 30-minute session, the BMW rider topped the Protocol with a score of 1.20,936, ahead of 0,116 seconds the fastest of the Mercedes representative Paul di Resta.
The third result was shown by teammate di Resta group Robert Wickens, and on the fourth line the winner of Saturday’s qualification race and Lucas Auer.
The fifth qualified partner Wittmann at the BMW Tom Blomqvist followed were Timo Glock, Augusto Farfus, Gary...
BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt believes that the best solution for the future the DTM will be the transition to the technical regulation “Class 1”.
In light of the withdrawal of Mercedes at the end of 2018 inevitably raised the question of how to keep the interest of Audi and BMW and to attract new manufacturers. One of the options is considered to be unified with the Super GT rulebook, the transition to which was to be held this year.
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Mercedes driver Lucas Auer won the first race of the DTM round at the Nurburgring.
The race started on wet pavement, but with each turn-in, the track gradually dried. After their pit stops made half of the peloton who switched to slicks, the rain increased again, giving the advantage to the riders left on the track on rain tyres.
As a result of this failure lot of time lost leader Augusto Farfus, as well as Mattias ekström and Mike Rockenfeller fighting for the title.
Due to these changes after the wave of pit stops in first place was Paul di Resta. Due to the fact that Auer is fighting for...
Pilot Mercedes Lucas, Aeur showed the best time in the first qualifying of the DTM round at the Nurburgring.
The session began on a wet track, but with every minute the racing surface was dry, allowing riders to go faster.
Lucas drove the fastest lap at 1.25,968 under the checkered flag, relegating to second place the representative of BMW’s Marco Wittmann.
Third position in qualifying was left for Robert Wikinson, and the fourth was Augusto Farfus.
Reserve pilot Williams and Mercedes driver Paul di Resta showed the fifth time of arrival, ahead of Tom Blomqvist.
The best among the...