Ekström shines again in quip drive

Posted on 05. Jun, 2016 by in Audi Canada

During a successful lass Motorsport Festival during a Lausitzring and a overwhelming backdrop of 67,500 spectators, Ekström remained loyal to his sign “Go tough or go home”. In his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM, Ekström done adult dual places immediately during a start, and after prevailed in a code inner duel with Jamie Green (Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM/Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and, as in Spielberg, behind his tire change as prolonged as possible. Ekström usually entered a pits on a 31st of 46 laps and with his fresher tires took second place from a Canadian Robert Wickens in a Mercedes-Benz usually before a finish of a race.

“This is what racing is all about,” pronounced a gay Ekström after channel a finish line. “My automobile was good in qualifying, though it was usually adequate for ninth on a grid. However, in a longer races on Sunday we can grasp a good understanding with experience, plan as good as a required pace. This was a box today.”

Jamie Green constructed nonetheless another clever performance: a Briton won an sparkling duel with his countryman Gary Paffett in a Mercedes-Benz and usually missed a lectern by 0.348 seconds after finishing fourth. The Audi motorist available a 1m 17.840s to set a new path record.

Nico Müller in a Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM finished eighth on Sunday during a Lausitzring to safeguard that 3 Audi drivers scored points and that Audi done adult 65 points on BMW in a manufacturers’ classification. In a drivers’ sequence with Ekström (46 points), Green (45 points) and Edoardo Mortara (44 points), 3 Audi drivers are now ranked in a tip five.

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