DTM front runners relocating together even closer

Posted on 21. Aug, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Rain dynamic a movement on a competition lane nearby Moscow on Saturday. A rough preference was done in a morning’s subordinate session. After Audi had been battling for stick position for a prolonged time, Mattias Ekström in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in a finish had to settle for grid position 5 as a best Audi driver, and a pretension hopefuls, Jamie Green (Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM/Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Edoardo Mortara (Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM), even for positions 10 and twelve.

Due to complicated rain, a competition directors motionless to send a margin into a competition behind a Audi R8 reserve car. This meant that a Audi drivers had no event to make adult belligerent during a start. While Mattias Ekström shielded his fifth place after a competition was released, Jamie Green and Edoardo Mortara went on to conflict their approach brazen to positions 7 and 8 in formidable conditions, that warranted them profitable points. With Timo Scheider in a AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT Audi RS 5 DTM in position nine, Audi Sport Team Phoenix scored points as well.

“The championship has turn even closer after this race,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “In a teams’ classification, we’re in front again, in a manufacturers’ classification, we’re trailing Mercedes-Benz by usually 5 points and in a drivers’ classification, Jamie (Green) merely has a four-point necessity separating him from Robert (Wickens). That’ll be really sparkling tomorrow. Following a reduction than ideal subordinate for us, it was formidable to grasp some-more from these grid positions. The reserve automobile start didn’t assistance us possibly since in sleet a start offers one of a best overtaking opportunities. we consider we extracted a best from a grid positions and showed a good group opening in a race.”

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