On Monday evening, Mercedes shocked the Motorsport community, announced his retirement from DTM after 2018. What threatens the German touring car championship, the loss of such a large and famous manufacturer? Understands the publication Motorsport-Total.
Is it terrible care of Mercedes?
First of all, the withdrawal of the concern from Stuttgart does not mean the end of DTM. If in 2019 will not be a new manufacturer in the championship will remain two of the group’s Audi and BMW, but this is not the first such case in the history of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.
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Mercedes and BMW has criticized the tactics of team Audi in the Sunday race at Moscow Raceway.
Four riders headed Marco Wittmann drove into the pits, after which they lag leveled at the expense of the safety car, and they came forward when the others went into the pits.
However, Nico müller remained on the road, holding the other to his teammate Mattias ekström caught up with the leaders.
“Nico müller was blocked by the others. In Cycling, these are called Wassertrager [literally: the water pot; translated from German.] is the one who helps teammates – said the boss of BMW Jars...
Head of DTM Gerhard Berger criticized the Audi team orders during the second stage of the race series at Moscow Raceway.
Maro Engel won the second race of the DTM at Moscow Raceway
Since the beginning of the race was the safety car, those who had stopped for a pit stop, was in a winning position. Mattias ekström lost a lot of time due to a late pit stop, however, another Audi driver Nico müller was diligently kept the peloton to the Swede was able to catch the leaders. Eventually ekström finished second, losing just 0.3 seconds to the winner Maro Engel.
“We all know that sometimes...
Ward Mercedes Maro Engel won for the first time in the DTM, keeping the onslaught of Mattias Ekström in the second race at Moscow Raceway.
Engel started 17th and already in the first round went on a mandatory pit stop that was the right decision. On the fifth lap due to brake failure Maxim Martin, the track out the safety car – so Engel played the time lost at the pit stop, and on the restart was able to overtake Marco Wittmann.
Ekstrom started on the second, went in for a pit stop only in the middle of the race, however, Engel and Wittmann had no way to get around Nico Muller, which...
BMW of Tom Blomqvist has not passed a technical Commission, which the British had deprived the pole position and pushed to the last spot of the grid for the second race of the DTM round at Moscow Raceway.
The second skill That was the fastest, however, the technical meeting agreed that they could not take from the tank car requires 1 kg of fuel.
Tom Blomqvist was the best in the second qualifying at Moscow Raceway
“The first place in the second qualification for one hour. Then I was disqualified from the results of qualifying due to miscalculation in fuel. Will start last. A typical...
BMW pilot Tom Blomqvist showed the best time in the second qualification stage of the DTM at the Moscow Raceway.
Under the checkered flag the Briton had managed to round 1.26,518, which lifted him from 12th to first place in the Protocol.
Only 0.061 seconds lost to the Blomqvist one racer BMW of Bruno Spengler. The top three was rounded out by Mattias ekström.
From the fourth position on the grid for the second race will be started by the winner of the first race in Volokolamsk and the overall leader of the season-2017 Rene Rast, and fifth was Paul di Resta.
The second half of the top ten...
Pilot Audi’s Jamie green showed the best time on the results of the third training session of the DTM round at Moscow Raceway.
The Briton set a benchmark at the level of 1.27,661, ahead of only 0,003 seconds ex-leader of the General classification of season 2017 Mattias Ekström.
The top three was closed by the winner of the first race in Volokolamsk and new championship leader rené Rast, and the fourth was Loic Duval. Thus, the first four positions of the Protocol remained with the representatives of Audi.
Fifth place went to the BMW driver Augusto Farfus. Behind the Brazilian in the...
Pilot Audi of rené Rast won the first race of the DTM round of the season-2017 at the Moscow Raceway circuit.
Rene was well received starting from the pole position and for the whole race never lost the lead, although in the final phase of the race he had a hard time.
René Rast will start from pole position in the first race of the DTM at the Moscow Raceway
Rasta desperately pressing teammate Audi Mike Rockenfeller, whose participation at the stage in Volokolamsk was under a big question. However Renee managed to cross the finish line 0.7 seconds faster than Rockenfeller.
Reigning champion Marco Wittmann posted the fastest time in qualifying before the first race of the DTM at the Moscow Raceway.
The pilot of the BMW is ahead on 0,120 seconds of the leader of the second training session, Rene Rust, but will start only sixth. As has become the tenth loïc Duval, Wittmann received five penalty position for the third time in the last 12 months, which he discharged the judges on Norisring three weeks ago.
Thus, with the pole position Saturday’s race will start Rust, and will share first row with him Mike Rockenfeller, just today, received permission from...
Three riders Audi headed the Protocol of the second training of the Russian stage of the DTM, which takes place this weekend at the suburban Moscow Raceway.
Rene Rast set the best time of 1.27,604, and was ahead by 0,136 seconds of championship leader Mattias Ekström. And 0.172 seconds time leader lost to Nico müller.
If you compare the result of Rust appeared on 1,172 seconds faster than the best time of all last year’s race weekend, which set then the BMW driver Marco Wittmann.
Rounded out the top 5 Timo Glock and loïc Duval, while the first ten complements Jamie green, Gary...