BMW one-two during a Nürburgring – Marco Wittmann wins Saturday’s competition forward of Tom Blomqvist.

Posted on 10. Sep, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Nürburgring (DE), 10th Sep 2016. Pole sitter Marco Wittmann
(DE) won Saturday’s 40-minute foe during a Nürburgring (DE) in a Red
Bull BMW M4 DTM. In doing so, he presented BMW Team RMG, that is
formed in circuitously Andernach (DE), with a home win. Wittmann’s third win
of a deteriorate saw him extend his lead during a tip of a DTM Drivers’
Championship. He now has 155 points to his name, giving a 2014
champion a 35-point lead over Robert Wickens (CA, Mercedes). Tom
Blomqvist (GB) also constructed an considerable arrangement during a circle of the
Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM and came home second behind Wittmann to complete
a 19th one-two for BMW in a DTM. Victory on a DTM’s 50th
entrance during a Nürburgring means BMW has now amassed 73 wins in
this series.

As good as Wittmann and Blomqvist, Timo Glock (DE, DEUTSCHE POST BMW
M4 DTM) and Maxime Martin (BE, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM) also scored
profitable points, entrance home fifth and eighth. Their glorious results
contributed to BMW progressing a lead in a Manufacturers’
Championship. In a group competition, BMW Team RMG continue to top
a standings, pleasantness of Wittmann’s victory.

Bruno Spengler (CA) also gathering an glorious foe in a BMW Bank M4
DTM, though was forced to take a drive-through chastisement following a
collision with Daniel Juncadella (ES, Mercedes). He consequently
forsaken out of a points and eventually finished 18th. Martin Tomczyk
(DE), during a circle of a BMW M Performance Parts BMW M4 DTM sporting
a special anniversary pattern to symbol a centenary of a BMW Group,
came home 16th. António Félix da Costa (PT, BMW M4 DTM) and Augusto
Farfus (BR, Shell BMW M4 DTM) finished 20th and 22nd.

Reactions to a 13th foe of a 2016 DTM season.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “We were
once again treated to ‘Mega Marco’ today. He claimed a home win for
BMW Team RMG in widespread fashion, interjection to a top-class opening –
and on a 50th entrance of a DTM in a Eifel Mountains. Tom
Blomqvist also did a illusory job. He was underneath vigour for the
whole race, and pushed himself to a extent right to a finish. Timo
Glock and Maxime Martin also scored a lot of profitable points for their
teams. It is a contrition that Bruno Spengler was given a drive-through
chastisement while using sixth. He speckled his possibility opposite Daniel
Juncadella, though afterwards done contact. The chastisement was justified. Martin
Tomczyk could also have finished in a points, though unfortunately he
was forced off a track. All in all, however, it was a virtually
ideal day for us. We witnessed some illusory furloughed vehicle racing. We
are now focussed on tomorrow, when there are some-more critical points up
for grabs.”

Marco Wittmann (BMW Team RMG, 1st place): “That was a
mega race. we am positively gay with a win – not usually for me,
though also for my team, that has won during a home eventuality for a third
year in a row. we had a really good start and was means to urge my lead
in a initial corner. After that, we usually attempted to open a opening forward of
Tom Blomqvist and keep my rhythm. After a guys behind me were
concerned in a few battles, we had a gentle lead. All we had to do
afterwards was move it home.”


Facts and Figures.


Nürburgring, 3.629 kilometres, 40 mins and 1 lap


Sunny, 25 degrees Celsius


BMW Motorsport results:

#11 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Red Bull BMW
M4 DTM – 1st place

#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 2nd place

#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team RMG, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM – 5th place

#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RBM, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 8th place

#100 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts
M4 DTM – 16th place

#7 Bruno Spengler (CA), BMW Team MTEK, BMW Bank M4 DTM – 18th place

#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M4 DTM –
20th place

#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team MTEK, Shell BMW M4 DTM – 22nd place


Useful information:

Marco Wittmann claimed his second attainment in a row,
after winning Sunday’s foe in Moscow (RU), and his third of the
stream season. He now has a sum of 8 victories to his name in
a DTM.

BMW Team RMG won during a home eventuality during a Nürburgring for a third
year in a row. Wittmann won a usually foe in 2014. Maxime Martin won
Saturday’s foe in 2015.

Tom Blomqvist finished runner-up for a fourth time this season.

Marco Wittmann started from stick position notwithstanding subordinate second.
This is given Lucas Auer (AT, Mercedes) perceived a chastisement and was
relegated 5 places on a grid.

The front quarrel consisted of dual BMW drivers for a third time this
deteriorate – and for a third time it was Marco Wittmann on stick and Tom
Blomqvist in second place.

Wittmann/Blomqvist started from a front quarrel on a Sunday in
Moscow, and eventually came home initial and second. Because of this,
they have now achieved this attainment twice.

The second subordinate event starts during 12:50 on Sunday. Before that,
a third use event is scheduled for 10:40.


More information.

You can find a latest BMW Motorsport media information, the
DTM Press Kit, and copyright-free images for editorial functions online


BMW Motorsport on a web.








About a DTM.

The DTM is a many renouned furloughed vehicle array in a world.
The array pits a 3 reward vehicle manufacturers BMW, Audi
and Mercedes-Benz opposite any other in a sporting contest. BMW
fielded a initial works teams from 1984 to 1992, during that time it
claimed 49 foe victories and won a Drivers’ Championship on three
occasions (1984, 1987 and 1989). The manufacturer returned to a DTM
in 2012, given when it has won 7 of a probable twelve titles. 18
races, widespread over 9 weekends, are scheduled for 2016. ARD
broadcasts all a races live. Tickets for all a DTM races are
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