Important DTM weekend for Audi in Hungary

Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Audi Sport started a 2016 deteriorate with a aim of clinching a pretension in all 3 championships. Four races before a end, a pretension chances in all 3 classifications sojourn total during a Hungarian round. Audi motorist Edoardo Mortara in second place of a drivers’ standings, with a necessity of 33 points and 100 nonetheless to be awarded, is a fiercest opposition chasing personality of a standings Marco Wittmann (BMW). In a manufacturers’ classification, Audi ranks in second place, 35 points brazen of Mercedes-Benz and trailing BMW by 57. In a teams’ classification, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline (Edoardo Mortara/Mattias Ekström) has a necessity of usually 9 points separating it from BMW Team RMG (Marco Wittmann/Timo Glock).

“It’s transparent that on a Budapest weekend we need to grasp some-more points than a competitors in sequence to put ourselves in a good position for a final conflict during Hockenheim,” says Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “That’s given we had to do some task before Budapest. First of all, we intend to urge a subordinate opening and to pierce a cars serve brazen on a grid. Especially during a Hungaroring this will be quite formidable given that’s accurately what we were struggling with there in 2014. However, a successive competition opening in 2014, with 6 cars in a points, was unequivocally promising. That, and a clever Sunday competition during a Nürburgring, is what we can build on.”

With 4.381 kilometers a circuitous Hungaroring lane is a second-longest one on a DTM calendar. When a DTM visited Hungary in 2014 a fans saw an interesting competition in that Miguel Molina modernized from eighth to second place and Edoardo Mortara, following tough duels with a dual BMW drivers Timo Glock and Bruno Spengler, in fourth place only hardly missed a lectern – after carrying started from grid position twelve.

“Two years ago, we was a struggling a small with a car,” Mortara recalls. “But given then, my certainty in a automobile has grown a lot and things are going unequivocally good during a moment. We need another good weekend to revoke a opening to Marco Wittmann. My pretension chances are total and we’re going to conflict adult until a unequivocally end.”

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