Double lectern for a new Audi RS 5 DTM

Posted on 05. May, 2019 by in Audi Canada

From fourth on a grid, a 2017 DTM Champion fought his approach brazen to second in cold and soppy conditions, and subsequently went on to follow competition personality Marco Wittmann in a BMW. The Audi motorist seemed to have good chances of celebrating his seventh uninterrupted DTM feat when he coasted down his Audi RS 5 DTM with a delivery problem 6 laps before a end.

“Of march that was intensely unfortunate,” pronounced Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “René was battling for feat and put a lot of vigour on Marco (Wittmann). We have to live with this and will conflict again tomorrow. Today was a competition in unequivocally formidable conditions from lights to flag. In Mike and Robin we put dual drivers on a podium, and Loïc (Duval) in fifth place. Overall, that’s a good result.”

Mike Rockenfeller in his Audi RS 5 DTM started from a front quarrel alongside Marco Wittmann after carrying missed stick position by usually 66 thousandths of a second. In a race, he was struggling with his initial set of tires. “Unlike in qualifying, we frequency had any grip,” pronounced Rockenfeller. “I don’t know a reason. On a second set of tires, all was fine again though during that time, feat was already lost. Still, it was a good deteriorate opener. It’s good to be on lectern and I’m happy about good points.”

Robin Frijns in his Audi RS 5 DTM pulled off a lightning start with that he softened from fifth to second place, though afterwards forsaken behind Rast and Rockenfeller. “The conditions generally during a commencement were unequivocally extreme,” pronounced Frijns. “So I’m all a happier about a podium.”

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