Perfect day for Audi and Edoardo Mortara

Posted on 24. Sep, 2016 by in Audi Canada

It was a ancestral day for Audi. For a initial time ever, an vehicle manufacturer managed to secure a tip 8 positions on a DTM grid with all 8 cars – in annoy of a fact that subordinate many recently during Moscow and during a Nürburgring had not been a biggest forte. On clinching his third stick position in a DTM, Edoardo Mortara in a Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline cumulative a ideal starting bottom for competition one.

The Italian who lives in Switzerland subsequently distinguished a autocratic lights-to-flag feat and set a fastest competition path as well. “What a Saturday!” a Audi motorist beamed following his fourth win this season. “We were now quick this weekend. In giveaway practice, all was going ideally and in qualifying, too. My start wasn’t shining though good adequate to urge a lead. Afterwards, we was means to control my advantage and take it easy on a tires and brakes. My Audi RS 5 DTM was simply ideal today.”

The good news for all DTM fans: After a initial of a dual races in Hungary, it is transparent that a preference in a pretension competition will usually be done in a culmination during a Hockenheimring on Oct 15/16. Four drivers from all 3 brands can still secure a drivers’ title, including dual Audi drivers, Edoardo Mortara and Jamie Green.

Jamie Green in a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg missed a tip mark on a grid by usually 82 thousandths of a second and in a competition stayed on Edoardo Mortara’s heels like a shadow. Miguel Molina in a Teufel Audi RS 5 DTM clinched his initial lectern given his feat during a Lausitzring in May.

Completing Audi’s delight were Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM), Nico Müller (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM) and Adrien Tambay (Speedweek.com Audi RS 5 DTM) in positions 4 to six. Rockenfeller claimed a best outcome this deteriorate for Audi Sport Team Phoenix for that Timo Scheider in a AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT Audi RS 5 DTM scored points in ninth place as well.

The usually motorist to finish out of a points on Saturday was Mattias Ekström who in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM, following a fair-to-middling start, was sent off lane by a BMW motorist while braking on entering spin two. Subsequently, Ekström modernized from 23rd place to position 19 and entertained a trackside spectators – including 2,500 eager Audi employees from a Győr plant – with fantastic overtaking maneuvers.

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