DTM culmination during Hockenheim: BMW teams fervent to finish deteriorate on a high.

Posted on 09. Oct, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Races 19 and 20 this weekend during Hockenheim (GER) draw
a 2018 DTM deteriorate to a close. BMW M Motorsport and a BMW DTM
teams are aiming to conduct into a winter mangle on a high. Marco
Wittmann (GER) and Timo Glock (GER) are still fighting for a
top-five place in a driver’s standings. Philipp Eng (AUT) and Joel
Eriksson (SWE) could finish as a best rookie of a season. As
partial of a competition weekend, BMW M code envoy Lena Gercke (GER)
will be in attendance.

 

Quotes brazen of a DTM deteriorate culmination during a Hockenheimring.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director):

“For a grand culmination of a 2018 DTM, we lapse to Hockenheim where
we witnessed a illusory competition weekend during a start of a season.
The duel between a winning Timo Glock and Gary Paffett unequivocally was
exceptional. And that’s accurately how we wish to take a leave from the
DTM fans for a winter break: with breath-taking duels and high
emotions. It goes though observant that a win like during a 2017 finale
would be superb combined proclivity for us by a mangle from
racing. For a time being, a Hockenheimring will be a final time
that we take on a rivals during Mercedes in a DTM. This farewell makes
a entrance weekend all a some-more special.”

 

Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“At Hockenheim, a group ends a seventh deteriorate in a DTM. With
Marco Wittmann and Timo Glock, we have already brought home 3 wins
and have both drivers in a tip 6 in a driver’s standings.
Augusto Farfus has also given good performances this season, and has
finished it onto a podium. Even yet we sadly won’t be fighting for
a pretension during a deteriorate finale, we have finished well. Huge interjection go to
my group for their superb work during a deteriorate and interjection to BMW
for a glorious partnership this year. Now we wish to unequivocally go
for it with success once again in a final dual races.”

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, BMW Team
RMG – 4th place in a altogether standings, points: 143):

“I will give it my all to finish a churned deteriorate on a high during Hockenheim.
Last year we managed to conduct into a winter mangle with a win. It will
be formidable to grasp that again given a rivals have been very
clever in new races. Nevertheless, my aim is to finish a weekend
with during slightest a lectern underneath my belt.”

 

Augusto Farfus (#15 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG –
16th place in a altogether standings, points: 50):

“I consider that a final weekend of a deteriorate will be unequivocally emotional
in perspective of Mercedes’ farewell. My aim is to finish what has been a
formidable deteriorate for all BMW drivers with a smile. We’ll pull tough to
have another certain competition weekend to finish.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
6th place in a altogether standings, points: 127):

“My categorical wish for a deteriorate culmination is that it will be a full house
and a good uncover for a fans. We were unequivocally clever during a Hockenheim
deteriorate opener, though we consider that we need to be realistic. Our rivals
have turn most stronger given a races in May so it will be
formidable to repeat a illusory formula from behind then. But it goes
though observant that we will give it a best shot.”

 

Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“Going into a culmination during Hockenheim, we demeanour behind on a deteriorate in
that all of a drivers consistently delivered clever performances
and finished it onto a podium. Unfortunately, it wasn’t adequate to still
be in with a possibility of fighting for a title, though Philipp Eng and
Joel Eriksson are still in with a possibility of being a best rookie of
a season. We wish to finish a year with clever formula and conduct into
a winter mangle feeling good; that would be what my group deserves for
their illusory loyalty via a whole season.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM –
12th place in a altogether standings, points: 75):

“After a formidable Spielberg weekend, we wish that a weekend at
Hockenheim will see us lapse to a strength that we had there during the
start of a season. That will be a large challenge. Generally, we am
unequivocally looking brazen to a fanciful fans that always come to
Hockenheim. The quarrel for a pretension is still open, so a spectators
have dual sparkling races in store.”

 

Philipp Eng (#25 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
9th place in a altogether standings, points: 98):

“I haven’t finished on a lectern given Budapest. It goes without
observant that we would adore to make adult for that during Hockenheim. It is also
my idea to finish a deteriorate as a best rookie. Unfortunately, I
wasn’t all that successful during a opening weekend. Hopefully things
will be opposite this time around.”

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM – 13th
place in a altogether standings, points: 70):

“I have learnt a good understanding during my rookie deteriorate in a DTM, and
seen how formidable it is to be successful here right from a start. I
had a good gait during a final competition weekend during Spielberg, and a season
opener during Hockenheim was flattering successful for BMW and me, that is
because we am anticipating to be means to finish a deteriorate on another high. we really
adore a track, so a conditions should be good.”

 

Media Schedule (all times CEST).

 

Friday, 12th October

14:00-14:30, ITR press discussion with Marco Wittmann, Media Center

 

Saturday, 13th October

15:40-15:50, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

Sunday, 14th October

10:30-11:00, turn list with BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt,
BMW Hospitality

15:00-15:50, ITR press discussion with Jens Marquardt, Media Center

15:55-16:05, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

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