Reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann commented on his disqualification after the finish of Sunday’s race in Zandvoort, which lost the first victory in the season 2017.
“Of course I’m upset, but from the driver in this situation depends nothing, – said Wittmann in an interview with TouringCarTimes. – Can only accept it and to make sure this does not happen again in the future.
Overall it was an amazing weekend. I had a good pace. In General, I like Zandvoort is the track is old school, one of my favorites.”
The victory eventually went to Audi driver Mike...
The reigning and two-time DTM champion Marco Wittmann lost a well-deserved victory in the Sunday race in Zandvoort.
Pilot BMW kept the pressure on Mike Rockenfeller and for the first time in the season 2017 climbed to the top step of the podium, where he received the Cup from the hands of max Verstappen.
But during postgenocidal technical inspection revealed that the tank of the BMW M4 DTM German less than 1 litre of fuel required for sampling, and this is a direct violation of Article 29.A.1 sporting regulations of the series. Thus Wittmann was excluded from race Protocol. The winner is...
Reigning DTM champion Marco Wittmann claimed his first victory of the season by winning Sunday’s race in Zandvoort after a hard battle with Mike Rockenfeller, reports AUTOSPORT.
In the first corner after the start of the pilot the BMW ahead of the owner of the pole Augusto Farfus, which is then also attacked Jamie green, but the pass failed. By the end of the first round of the British overtook Rockenfeller.
The first wave of pit stops began quite early, and the first of the leading group in the boxes went to Farfus. Wittmann stopped in the 12th round, while Rockenfeller visited the...
The winner of the first DTM race in Zandvoort, Timo Glock received a major penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct in Sunday qualifying.
During his second attempt, the German was slow going with Edoardo Mortaras. Being dissatisfied with the Mercedes driver, Glock slowed down and blocked him, and then radio called him a fucking idiot.
The stewards did not leave this point without attention and decided to disqualify the German for intentional lock and gave him a fine of 3,000 euros for insulting the opponent.
Mortara himself also received a punishment during the race he will be forced to serve...
BMW pilot Augusto Farfus won the qualification for the second race of the DTM at the Dutch track Zandvoort.
My best time 1.27,475 the Brazilian showed in the middle of a 20 minute session and were further out of reach for opponents. Closest to him was able to get a partner group, the reigning champion Marco Wittmann, who lost 0,141 seconds.
The third qualified another representative of BMW’s Maxime Martin, who will share the second row of the starting grid with Audi driver Jamie green.
The winner of Saturday’s qualifying and race Timo Glock was the only fifth and lost 0,215...
Timo Glock won the first victory this season in the DTM round at Zandvoort, kept attack Marco Wittmann.
Maxime Martin finished third, making all three first places departed BMW.
Glock successfully started from pole position and lined up behind Wittmann, Martin and Augusto Farfus. Then, the top three began to break away, and this situation remained until the first pit stops of the leaders. Then come the leaders rené Rast together with his partner Loic Duval. Both drivers tried their best to delay pit stops and stopped for new rubber on 18-m and 27-m circles, respectively.
Glock went after...
Timo Glock won the qualification of the DTM in Zandvoort, which was interrupted by heavy rain.
Later half of the session, when the racers went on their second attempt, the track was covered with rain, what primeval times determined the starting order.
Former F1 driver Timo Glock did it in 1.27,823 that were better than the circle Augusto Farfus on 0,084 seconds.
The third result showed the reigning champion Marco Wittmann, -1.28,065. In fourth place was another representative of BMW’s Maxime Martin.
The best of the Audi was rené Rast behind him, his partner Loic Duval and the top...
In the second DTM practice at Zandvoort the first three time showed racers Audi: Jamie green, Loic Duval and rené Rast.
After an overnight shower the track in some places remained wet, but the main problem for the riders was a strong wind.
The fourth ward became the BMW of Marco Wittmann, ahead of the Audi of Mattias Ekström.
Best of Mercedes was Gary Paffet, and the top 10 rounded out by Mike Rockenfeller (Audi), Paul di Resta, Lucas Auer (both Mercedes) and Timo Glock (BMW).
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BMW racer Augusto Farfus posted the fastest time in first free practice of the DTM at the Dutch track Zandvoort.
The Brazilian showed in the final minutes of the session, the best time of 1.29,506 and was ahead by 0,243 seconds to become the second representative of the Mercedes Lucas Auer, who was in the lead most of the 30-minute workout.
The third time proved partner Farfus group, reigning champion Marco Wittmann.
The overall leader Mattias ekström took fourth place and was the best driver BMW. Rounded out the top 5 Gary Paffett.
The first nine pilots shared 0,857 seconds, then as it...
Rene Rast – racer with an incredible experience of playing in a very large number of different racing classes. In each category he was making progress. Was no exception and a series DTM, in which sometimes the pilot gets to adapt a lot of time. But rené Rast in the first full season in the DTM has won two, and the second on the Moscow Raceway, after which he gave an exclusive interview . At the moment the Stretch is in second place in the championship, behind Ekström only one point.
Renee, you have a great experience of performances in the various Championships you played in the cups VW,...