Audi is best manufacturer in a 2014 DTM

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by in Audi Canada

The patrol around Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport, with an considerable opening in a finale, converted a necessity of 21 points into an advantage of 30 points. In a 2014 season, Audi scored a sum of 409 points, BMW 379 and Mercedes-Benz 222. One of a initial people to extend their congratulations was soccer universe champion Bastian Schweinsteiger, who watched DTM culmination in a Audi pits.

The runner-up’s mark and third place in a drivers’ championship were cumulative by Audi as well. The two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline distinguished his second feat in duration and finished a deteriorate as a runner-up. Last year’s champion Mike Rockenfeller in a Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix on clinching second place modernized to third place in a drivers’ standings. Jamie Green in a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg in third place done for drivers from all 3 Audi Sport Teams ascent a lectern in a deteriorate finale.

“Today Audi showed ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’: before a start of a competition with a driverless RS 7 and in a DTM culmination with a one-two-three victory,” pronounced Dieter Gass. “Our aim this weekend was to win a manufacturers’ championship. And in a finish we clearly motionless it in Audi’s preference – not slightest interjection to a shining group performance. That drivers from all 3 Audi Sport Teams mounted a lectern currently speaks a transparent language. On this weekend everybody could see how clever a Audi RS 5 DTM is. 15 in 30 probable lectern places this year are an considerable tally. Congratulations also to Mattias (Ekström) and Mike (Rockenfeller) on holding a runner-up’s mark and third place in a drivers’ championship. We’re already looking brazen to 2015 when we’re aiming to redeem automobile series 1 as well.”

The competition leader Mattias Ekström, only like Mike Rockenfeller, started on a harder customary tires and so had a right strategy. The dual confirmed their positions in a tip 10 throughout, and in a final stage, after switching to a softer choice tires, were means to make adult one position after another. Favored by a late reserve automobile period, Ekström and Rockenfeller managed to prevent Jamie Green, who had been heading from a starting path on, on a final dual laps.  

“My Audi was again illusory today,” beamed Mattias Ekström following his second feat in a space of only 3 weeks. “Ever given things have been going improved in qualifying, a races have been operative out as well. This was a good deteriorate culmination for Audi, Team Abt Sportsline and also for me in front of a illusory crowd. You can’t wish for a improved farewell before a winter break.”

With Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM) and Miguel Molina (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM) in positions 6 and nine, a sum of 5 Audi drivers finished in a tip 10 and so in a points.  

Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM) finished a final competition of his rookie deteriorate in 14th place, following a tough race. Adrien Tambay (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM) late after collisions though were still personal in positions 19 and 22.

Even before a start of a DTM finale, Audi caused a sensation. A driverless Audi RS 7 piloted pushing judgment did a quick path on a DTM competition lane – but a driver. On lane with a motorist was a new Audi TT crater that will be fielded in 2015 as partial of a DTM. At a circle was Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of Audi’s Management Board for Technical Development, who after a competition assimilated Chairman of a Management Board Rupert Stadler and a whole Audi DTM patrol in celebrating a win of a manufacturer’s championship.  

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