Miguel Molina shines for Audi in Hungary

Posted on 02. Jun, 2014 by in Audi Canada

The male of a day from Audi’s viewpoint was Miguel Molina in a Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. The Spaniard, by no error of his own, had been relegated to a rear-most position on a grid in a initial DTM races. At a Hungaroring, Molina, as a best Audi driver, started a competition from position 3 and finished in second place after 41 stirring laps, notwithstanding carrying forsaken to eighth place during a start.  

On a initial lap, Molina recovered 4 positions. On path 13, a Audi motorist overtook a BMW of António Felix da Costa and immediately before his imperative array stop on path 19 a BMW of ex-Formula 1 motorist Timo Glock. Afterwards, ‘Magic’ Molina was a usually motorist in a domain who was means to keep a gait of a successive leader Marco Wittmann.

“I’m really happy about this second place after all a set-back we suffered in a initial dual races,” pronounced a Spaniard. “I’d like to appreciate Audi Sport and Team Abt really most for giving me such a illusory car. Unfortunately, a start wasn’t so good or else an even improved outcome competence have been possible. That we still managed to allege to second place is good and shows how clever a RS 5 DTM is.”  

An considerable competition was also driven by his team-mate Edoardo Mortara. The Italian, like Molina, had started on a softer choice tires and, from position twelve on a grid, fast modernized to fourth place. Following his change to customary tires, he fought a fantastic duel with Timo Glock that Mortara was means to confirm in his favor. Only 3 laps before a finish of a race, a Audi motorist mislaid third place to Bruno Spengler who was one of a drivers to make adult position by position on choice tires in a second half of a race.  

The same plan was used by Adrien Tambay (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM), Jamie Green (Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM/Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Mattias Ekström (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM), who in a fantastic final theatre prisoner positions five, 7 and nine. In contrast, pretension defender Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM/Audi Sport Team Phoenix), using on a tough customary tires, forsaken from sixth to tenth place on a final 4 laps.  

Nico Müller in a Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM usually hardly missed scoring his initial points in a DTM. The immature Swiss posted a fastest path of a competition by a vast domain and was using in eighth place before being ‘turned around’ by Timo Glock on a final path and dropping to twelfth place.  

Timo Scheider was strike by a BMW usually shortly after a start and had to park his AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM on path eleven with a shop-worn back suspension.   

“I betrothed a employees of a plant in Györ a stirring and action-packed competition – and we consider we kept a word,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “There were some prohibited battles fought on lane and we can really live with positions two, 4 and five, deliberation a subordinate event that was reduction than ideal for us. I’m quite happy for Miguel (Molina), who shook off a set-back from a initial dual races and deservingly clinched second place. He was a usually one currently who could have acted a risk to Marco Wittmann. Now we’re roving to a home turn in Nuremberg as a front runners – and are aiming to bind a initial feat of a deteriorate there.”

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