‘Magic’ Molina: Record path in an Audi

Posted on 18. May, 2014 by in Audi Canada

At 1m 20.007s, Molina set a new lane record and was a initial DTM motorist ever to have scarcely damaged a sorcery ‘sound barrier’ of 1m 20s during a Motorsport Arena. The Spaniard had immediately presented himself in tip form during Oschersleben on Saturday. He was a fastest motorist in a giveaway use event and a fastest one in dual of 3 subordinate sections. Right during a commencement of a wilful third shred (Q3), he managed to set a record path that all of his competitors were subsequently incompetent to match.   

“Today, we again saw ‘Magic Molina,’ as Miguel used to be nicknamed in his team,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “Taking grid position one with an advantage of half a second is a unequivocally singular occurrence in a DTM. This feat and this path merit respect! Miguel was immediately clever here and, as before during Hockenheim, a RS 5 DTM is using unequivocally good too. Two subordinate sessions and dual stick positions in period – we can’t wish for some-more than that. With 4 cars on a initial 3 rows we’ve got a unequivocally good starting base. But we’re not going to blink a foe – and a continue could also be creation for additional torment tomorrow.”

“My third stick position in a DTM, my third one with Audi and Abt: I’m overjoyed,” beamed a 25-year-old Catalonian. “Everybody knows how formidable a DTM is. That creates us even happier. Audi Sport and Team Abt Sportsline did an superb pursuit and gave me a illusory car. My RS 5 DTM was ideal on any path and unequivocally easy to expostulate – as a result, this path time and a scarcely vast advantage roughly happened automatically. I’d like to appreciate everybody who worked so tough for this.”

His team-mate Adrien Tambay, who had cumulative a stick position dual weeks ago during a Hockenheim deteriorate opener, in a Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM missed a front quarrel by usually 3 thousandths of a second. The Frenchman was a usually one who was means to waylay a best time from Molina on Saturday. In Q2, Tambay was forward of a Spaniard by a slight domain – afterwards environment a lane record that Miguel Molina softened once some-more in Q3.

Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM) and Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM) cumulative a whole third quarrel for Audi Sport Team Phoenix and finished Audi’s clever display in a second DTM subordinate event of a year. Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM) was another Audi motorist to finish in a tip 8 though on his quick path in Q3 was blocked by a opposition and therefore had to settle for position 8 on a grid.

Jamie Green (Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM), Mattias Ekström (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM) and Green’s team-mate in Audi Sport Team Rosberg Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM) are starting a competition from grid positions eleven, twelve and 15. The competition will start on Sunday during 13.30, internal time. ARD’s live promote from Oschersleben on ‘Das Erste’ will start during 13.15. For a competition day, fanciful continue has been foresee during a venue nearby Magdeburg.

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