First half of a DTM deteriorate comes to an finish for a 6 BMW drivers during Zandvoort this weekend.

Posted on 11. Jul, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. For a fifth competition weekend of a 2018 DTM season, BMW
M Motorsport heads to a North Sea where races 9 and 10 will be
hold during Zandvoort (NED). The “Circuit Park” there is an iconic track
in a dunes – perfectionist and quick in equal measure. BMW drivers have
brought home a sum of 4 wins there given 2012 and are fervent to
finish a initial half of a 2018 deteriorate with a clever performance.

 

BMW Team RMG’s Marco Wittmann (GER) is now a best-placed BMW
motorist in a altogether standings. With 92 points to his name, he is in
third place. His team-mate Timo Glock (GER) has clocked adult a same
series of points, though is in fourth place due to a reduce series of wins
(Wittmann dual wins, Glock one win). Wittmann in sold is full of
certainty streamer to a North Sea coast. He recently finished on the
lectern 3 times in a row, that saw him consistently make adult ground
on a leaders in a driver’s standings.

 

Quotes brazen of a DTM races during Zandvoort.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director):

“Zandvoort is one of a comprehensive highlights of a DTM year and the
initial half of a deteriorate will come to an finish there. We can draw
certain halt conclusions, not usually since we have brought home
3 wins and 7 other podiums in a races to date, though also
since a fans have gifted retaining duels, stirring motorsport
and many emotions. We are assured that this will be a box once
again during a perfectionist Zandvoort dune track. We are unequivocally looking
brazen to a entrance weekend as a ‘Circuit Park’ right on a sea
is always a unequivocally special location.”

 

Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“Zandvoort is always value a tour for a fans as that is where
they get to knowledge a singular multiple of beach, sea and
stirring motorsport. We have good memories of this track, on that we
have been unequivocally successful in a past. We can be gratified with the
deteriorate swell to date as well, utterly after Marco’s home win.
However, we are wakeful that it is usually a finish of a initial half of the
deteriorate during a North Sea, and we still have a approach to go. We are also
penetrating to build on Augusto’s success there final season.”

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, BMW Team
RMG – 3rd place in a altogether standings, points: 92):

“Zandvoort is one of my favourite tracks. we have enjoyed some-more success
in a DTM there than on roughly any other lane to date. we have
already brought home some wins and stick positions there, and am really
looking brazen to it. Naturally, we am holding a lot of movement from
a Norisring with me. we had a week off after my home race, and now my
batteries are recharged.”

 

Augusto Farfus (#15 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG –
18th place in a altogether standings, points: 8):

“Zandvoort is a highlight. In 2017, we had a strongest DTM weekend
of a deteriorate there. we wish that it will go good for me again this
time. It is a best lane of a year probably, together with Brands
Hatch. we will unequivocally pull there. The blueprint is unequivocally good and I
like a high-speed sectors in particular.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
4th place in a altogether standings, points: 92):

“Zandvoort has always been a unequivocally good lane for us to date. Of
course, that relates to me in 2017 in particular, when we won. we hope
that we will have a best set-up there again this time. My rhythm
during a Norisring was not unequivocally good. we will give it my all to make sure
things are improved during Zandvoort.”

 

Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“Zandvoort is an old-school lane with copiousness of quick turns and its
possess character. It’s not but reason that a ‘Circuit Park’ is
mostly referred to as a drum coaster. Also, there are not many other
racetracks in such a good environment. For us, Zandvoort is roughly a
home event, it is usually about 200 kilometres from a group HQ in
Mechelen that is because a whole group is unequivocally looking brazen to the
competition weekend.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM –
9th place in a altogether standings, points: 43):

“Zandvoort is a unequivocally good lane that is a lot of fun. The layout
is a small old-fashioned, and a breeze is also a cause there. The
conditions can change from one path to a next. In subordinate in
particular, we need a bit of luck. If a breeze blows uninformed silt onto
a lane on your quick lap, it’s critical. The automobile needs to do good in
a quick turns in particular.”

 

Philipp Eng (#25 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
7th place in a altogether standings, points: 53):

“I have always enjoyed success during Zandvoort in a past. we frequently
had my strongest weekend in a one-make cups there. we wish that we can
broach a identical opening in a DTM. No doubt a quick and
medium-speed turns will fit a car. Of course, a qualifying
event is utterly critical as it is unequivocally formidable to overtake
during Zandvoort.”

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM – 12th
place in a altogether standings, points: 25):

“After a utterly formidable weekend during a Norisring we am now looking
brazen to Zandvoort. we had some good story there in Formula 3. I
won a Masters of Formula 3 and raced to a lectern in 2017. we really
like a circuit. It is kind of my character of track; there is no real
room for mistakes. we consider it should be a good weekend for us.”

 

Media Schedule.

 

Friday, 13th July

14:00-14:30 CEST, ITR press discussion with Bruno Spengler, Media Center

 

Saturday, 14th July

15:30-15:40 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

Sunday, 15th July

15:30-15:40 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

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