Marco Wittmann fights his approach to profitable points for BMW in a DTM pretension conflict in Saturday’s competition during a Hungaroring.

Posted on 24. Sep, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Budapest (HU), 24th Sep 2016. Marco Wittmann (DE, Red Bull BMW
M4 DTM) stays a indication of coherence in a stream DTM season:
notwithstanding formidable conditions, he came home seventh to finish in the
points again in competition 15 of a deteriorate during a Hungaroring (HU). The six
points gained in Hungary meant Wittmann continues to lead a Drivers’
Championship with 176 points. His lead over Edoardo Mortara (IT,
Audi), who won Saturday’s race, is now 14 points. BMW Team RMG and BMW
are now second in a Team and Manufacturers’ competitions.

 

The remaining BMW drivers finished outward a points. Maxime Martin
(BE, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM), Tom Blomqvist (GB, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM),
Timo Glock (DE, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM), Bruno Spengler (CA, BMW
Bank M4 DTM), António Félix da Costa (PT, BMW M4 DTM) and Augusto
Farfus (BR, Shell BMW M4 DTM) were 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 20th.

 

Martin Tomczyk (DE, BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM) done a promising
start to his fourth-from-last DTM race, though spun after a collision on
a opening path and forsaken good down a field.

 

Reactions to a 15th competition of a 2016 DTM season.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “As we had
to design after qualifying, that was tough work. With so many Audis out
in front, it is formidable to make your approach to a really front of the
field. Marco done a good start and speckled a opening in spin one,
nonetheless Mattias Ekström did not make his life easy. He afterwards defended
his seventh place with all he had. Unfortunately, a competition was
really static, that is a contrition for a fans. We contingency urge in
subordinate tomorrow to finish a competition serve in front.”

 

Marco Wittmann (BMW Team RMG, 7th place): “Seventh
place was a many we could conduct today. we had a really good start, but
a quite overwhelming initial corner. we mustered all my bravery and
braked late. That authorised me to pass dual Audis in one go. We did
not mount a possibility opposite a Audi prevalence today, though 6 points
are really valuable. Let’s see how we get on tomorrow.”

 

 

Facts and Figures.

 

Circuit/length/duration:


Hungaroring, 4.381 kilometres, 40 mins and 1 lap

 

Conditions:


Sunny, 21 degrees Celsius

 

BMW Motorsport results:


#11 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Red Bull BMW
M4 DTM – 7th place

 

#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RBM, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 12th place

 

#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 13th place

 

#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team RMG, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM – 14th place

 

#7 Bruno Spengler (CA), BMW Team MTEK, BMW Bank M4 DTM – 15th place

 

#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M4 DTM –
17th place

 

#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team MTEK, Shell BMW M4 DTM – 20th place

 

#100 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts
M4 DTM – 22nd place

 

Useful information:


Marco Wittmann once again showed how unchanging he is
this year with his 13th tip 10 outcome in competition 15 of a season.

 

Wittmann competent tenth – as a best-placed BMW motorist – to start
from a tip 10 for a 13th time this season. Only twice has he
started from outward a front 5 rows of a grid.

 

Martin Tomczyk started a competition from 12th, though spun after a collision
in spin dual and forsaken to a behind of a field.

 

António Félix da Costa was relegated from 15th to 20th on a grid
due to a chastisement picked adult during a Nürburgring.

 

The second subordinate event starts during 12:50 on Sunday. Before that,
a third use event is scheduled for 10:45.

 

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About a DTM.

The DTM is a many renouned furloughed vehicle array in a world.
The array pits a 3 reward vehicle manufacturers BMW, Audi
and Mercedes-Benz opposite any other in a sporting contest. BMW
fielded a initial works teams from 1984 to 1992, during that time it
claimed 49 competition victories and won a Drivers’ Championship on three
occasions (1984, 1987 and 1989). The manufacturer returned to a DTM
in 2012, given when it has won 7 of a probable twelve titles. 18
races, widespread over 9 weekends, are scheduled for 2016. ARD
broadcasts all a races live. Tickets for all a DTM races are
accessible here: https://tickets.bmw-motorsport.com/index.html

 

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