​Audi motorist Ekström with clever recovery

Posted on 13. Jul, 2015 by in Audi Canada

Following a unsatisfactory outcome on Saturday, a two-time DTM Champion had a set-up of his RS 5 DTM altered totally for a competition on Sunday. However, due to a forsake on a wire strap he was incompetent to do any laps in a warm-up event and subsequently had to settle for grid position 16. In a race, however, he had one of a fastest cars in a field, done adult a sum of 9 positions and scored 6 profitable points.”

“Today, we was really happy with my car,” pronounced a Swede. “I had some tough duels with Pascal (Wehrlein) and Christian (Vietoris) that were outrageous fun. It’s certain that we was means to diminution a necessity in a standings and that we’ll be means to revoke weight for a subsequent dual races during Spielberg.”

Adrien Tambay scored his initial points this season. The Frenchman in a Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM kept Gary Paffett in a Mercedes-Benz during brook in a final theatre and finished in ninth place. Mike Rockenfeller in a Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix trailed Paffett by a slight domain in eleventh place. The 2013 DTM Champion, who had started from grid position 19, showed a identical liberation as Mattias Ekström.

For Miguel Molina and Jamie Green a competition was a disappointment. Molina in a Teufel Audi RS 5 DTM shielded position 5 during a start and was means to keep gait with a lighter BMW cars for a prolonged time. But in a chaotic theatre following a imperative array stops, a Spaniard was heavily pounded by other drivers and forsaken to twelfth place with a shop-worn car. Jamie Green in a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg finished out of a points in 13th place. As a result, a altogether leader’s advantage over Mattias Ekström and Pascal Wehrlein has shrunk to 5 points.

Timo Scheider in a AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM, after starting from position 22, modernized to 15th place. Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM) and Edoardo Mortara (Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM) were forced to retire following ‘enemy contact.’

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