Edoardo Mortara continues Spielberg streak

Posted on 22. May, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Last year, Edoardo Mortara took a feat and a third place during a circle of his Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM in Spielberg. The Italian from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline could really good repeat a outcome this weekend. The Audi motorist laid a substructure for his second lectern in a DTM deteriorate 2016 on Saturday with fourth fastest time in qualifying. A good start saw Mortara pierce immediately into third place – a position that he hold until a mottled flag.

“That was a best we could do currently from fourth on a grid,” pronounced Mortara after channel a finish line usually 1.251 seconds behind leader Marco Wittmann and 0.525 seconds behind a second placed Tom Blomqvist. “My automobile was great, though a dual BMWs in front of me were also really quick. we had hoped that their tires would dump off some-more during a finish – unfortunately, this wasn’t a case. Even so, third place is a good result. Thanks to a team!”

Fastest Audi motorist in Saturday’s subordinate was Adrien Tambay. In a Speedweek.com Audi RS 5 DTM, he cumulative third place on a grid for Audi Sport Team Rosberg on his third tour for a squad. The Frenchman forsaken behind Edoardo Mortara during a start and after mislaid some-more positions – also given competitors overtook him underneath a yellow flag. However, a Frenchman finished eighth and in doing so scored his initial points given a competition in Spielberg final year.

The Swiss Nico Müller is one of usually 3 drivers so distant to have scored points in each competition of a 2016 season. The youngster in his Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM fought his approach from 15th on a grid to tenth. On a way, his plan paid off to save as many DRS pivoting wing activations as probable for a shutting stages.

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