Home competition for BMW during a Norisring in Nuremberg.

Posted on 19. Jun, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The fourth competition weekend of a 2018 DTM deteriorate is the
home competition for BMW: a competition will take place during a Norisring in
Nuremberg (GER), usually 160 kilometres from a home of BMW in Munich
(GER). Races 7 and 8 will take place on Saturday and Sunday
(23rd/24th June) during a usually travel circuit on
a calendar. BMW motorist Timo Glock (GER) heads a DTM standings
before a races in “Franconian Monaco”. With 6 races completed,
Glock has scored 90 points. The internal favourite of a Norisring, Marco
Wittmann (GER) is in fifth place altogether with 51 points, having
claimed his initial win of a deteriorate in Budapest (HUN) on the
prior competition weekend.

 

The 2.3-kilometre Norisring is a proxy travel circuit around the
Nuremberg Dutzendteich. BMW fans had each reason to applaud there
final year: in Saturday’s race, Bruno Spengler (CAN) claimed a first
Norisring win for BMW in 25 years. This outcome was also the
25th win given a DTM quip in 2012. Maxime Martin
(BEL) finished a one-two outcome by finishing in second place.
Martin afterwards won Sunday’s race. This was another milestone: the
75th win for BMW in a story of a DTM.

 

Quotes brazen of a DTM races during a Norisring.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director):

“It is uninterrupted for us: right after Le Mans, we are now headed for a
genuine prominence in a DTM. It is not usually a fact that this is our
Bavarian home competition that creates this eventuality something special. The
Norisring is a singular circuit and a atmosphere there is just
sensational. Of course, we do have happy memories of final year’s
ancestral successes there. It would be ideal if we could repeat that
this weekend. However, a deteriorate so distant has shown that anything is
probable in this rival field. There will be vast numbers of
fans during a Norisring and they can demeanour brazen to some thrilling
racing. We wish that some emergence of normality will lapse to the
DTM, following a critical incidents in a array line during a Hungaroring.”

 

Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“The races during a Norisring have cult status, simply since the
circuit is so special and so difficult. It has been a successful
deteriorate so distant for us, and we would like to continue this in Nuremberg.
But it is not easy to envision what a change of energy will be on
this singular travel circuit. We will combine on operative tough to
take on a plea of a Norisring and of march we are looking
brazen to Marco’s home race.”

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, BMW Team
RMG – 5th place in a altogether standings, points: 51):

“Of march we have good expectations. It feels good to be entrance off
a win brazen of a competition during a Norisring. we am unequivocally looking forward
to a weekend and we am substantially a usually motorist who has a genuine home
race, vital so tighten to a track. Knowing that all a fans, a fan
club, my family and friends will be there unequivocally spurs me on. However,
we still have a measure to settle with a Norisring and a podium
there. It was a close-run thing final year and we am anticipating that we will
be means to strech a lectern this time around.”

 

Augusto Farfus (#15 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG –
17th place in a altogether standings, points: 8):

“We had an intensely pell-mell competition during a Norisring final year. we think
that a automobile is most some-more rival this year. we am unequivocally looking
brazen to a Norisring as it is always a unequivocally special event. The
environment during a Dutzendteich is usually illusory and a enthusiastic
spectators make for a good atmosphere.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
1st place in a altogether standings, points: 90):

“We have struggled during a Norisring in a past, though we took a great
jump brazen final year. we wish that we can be quick again this year. Of
course, we also know that Mercedes is unequivocally clever in terms of a top
speed, so it will be engaging to see how we set adult to fight that.
Audi has put on clever performances during a Norisring too though Mercedes
is a transparent favourite for me. We have to make certain that we are sorted
out as good as possible.”

 

Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“The Norisring is a unequivocally special circuit. Everything has to be during its
best for a quick performance. Minor sum can make a difference
between feat and defeat, as a margin is even tighter than normal
on this brief circuit. We successfully mastered this plea last
year – and distinguished dual wins. So we are unequivocally looking brazen to
going behind there. The fans are closer to a movement than anywhere else
and a atmosphere there is always unequivocally special for a whole team.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM –
12th place in a altogether standings, points: 23):

“The Norisring is a circuit that we unequivocally like. we also suffer the
atmosphere there – travel circuits are always special. The circuit
usually has 4 turns though it is amazingly formidable to get a good line
all a time. Aerodynamics do not play a vital role, a lane is
rough and we have to stay tighten to a walls. we wish that we are as
rival as we were final year. It is always a unequivocally special race
that has warranted a moniker of ‘Monaco of a DTM’

 

Philipp Eng (#25 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
7th place in a altogether standings, points: 41):

“BMW was set adult unequivocally good during a Norisring final year. We also saw
in Budapest how fast a altogether design can change. Personally, I
unequivocally like pushing during a Norisring. Street circuits are always
quite cool. we wish that it will be as most of a success for us
as a second competition in Budapest.”

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM – 10th
place in a altogether standings, points: 23):

“The Norisring is right adult there during a tip of my list of favourite
circuits. we raced there in Formula 3 final year. It was formidable at
initial though by a finish of a weekend we were adult to speed and we had
grown a good feel for a circuit. It was good to expostulate there and
we am looking brazen to returning to a Norisring in a BMW M4 DTM.”

 

Media Schedule.

 

Friday, 22nd June

14:00-14:30 CEST, ITR press discussion with Augusto Farfus, Media Center

 

Saturday, 23rd June

11:00-11:30 CEST, talk with BMW Motorsport Director Jens
Marquardt, BMW M Motorsport Hospitality

 

Saturday, 23rd June

15:45-15:55 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

Sunday, 24th June

15:45-15:55 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

 

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