Good speed, some-more than 1,500 laps and a bustling schedule: Intensive preparations for BMW M Motorsport during a DTM exam in Hockenheim.

Posted on 13. Apr, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Hockenheim. The DTM returned to a Hockenheimring (GER) this
week for a initial time given a grand culmination of a 2017 season:
The 6 BMW drivers and their rivals were behind during the
4.574-kilometre from Monday to Thursday for an central test. In
total, they finished some-more than 1,500 laps and 7,000 kilometres. BMW
Team RMG, BMW Team RBM and a drivers used a exam to prepare
meticulously for a season-opener during a same venue on
5th May 2018, and to benefit knowledge with a modified
BMW M4 DTM. A BMW motorist surfaced a timings list on dual of a four
days. Bruno Spengler (CAN) set a best time of a week in his BMW
Bank M4 DTM on Wednesday in 1:32.089 minutes. The annual Media Day
had kicked off a DTM exam week on Monday.

 

Reactions from a DTM exam in Hockenheim:

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG):

“The exam was unequivocally productive. We got by a lot of laps, were
means to get some consummate contrast underneath a belt and are unequivocally happy.
It was not only about a ubiquitous opening for us. We attempted to work
on certain points and get by a programme. On a dual days of
good continue we were means to benefit a lot of knowledge and make some
critical commentary to unequivocally know a car. You apparently don’t
know accurately what a antithesis has been doing in a meantime, or
who has been on what tyres when. As such, there are still a few
doubt marks. However, as everybody is good aware, they will be
answered in a initial subordinate session. All in all, it was a
certain exam for a group and me. we am looking brazen to a start of
a deteriorate during Hockenheim with certainty and am gratified that it is
only 3 weeks until we get going again.”

 

Augusto Farfus (#15 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG):

“The exam was unequivocally good. We got by many kilometres and gathered
a lot of data. we was a fastest male on Wednesday afternoon. That
gives us a certain feeling and a good boost. We ran by various
scenarios – brief runs and prolonged runs. It was good credentials for us
to get all adult and running.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR):

“All in all, a exam during Hockenheim went well. We even had time to
try out a few engaging things. The charge now is to take a tighten look
during a information we have collected and to pull a scold conclusions
looking brazen to a opening races.”

 

Philipp Eng (#25 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR):

“We have finished a unequivocally complete exam programme here at
Hockenheim. That has unequivocally helped me, as we am still removing used to
a specific hurdles that a DTM automobile poses to my pushing style.
However, we consider we have found a good set-up for this circuit – one I
am happy with. My preparations for a DTM entrance are on track.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM):

“They were dual unequivocally prolific days for me. We done good progress.
The automobile felt good. We were unequivocally operative in a right direction.
Given a brief time available, we all did a good pursuit and took full
advantage of that time. We were means to exam several opposite things.
On a whole, we am unequivocally happy and looking brazen to a initial race.”

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM):

“I am unequivocally happy with this test. we was means to do many laps on both
of my days in a automobile and got used to it even more. we unequivocally schooled a
lot – generally during my prolonged runs on Thursday. They were completely
new for me. We also found some good things in terms of set-up and I
feel unequivocally gentle in a car.”

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