Quotes after subordinate during Hockenheim

Posted on 07. May, 2013 by in Audi Canada

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “After a winter of complete work in that we attempted to fist a best out of a Audi RS 5 DTM, grid position one during a initial foe of a deteriorate is a good prerogative for a whole patrol of Audi Sport, a 3 teams and a suppliers who worked intensely tough over a past few months. Today, we could see how tighten a foe is again this year in a DTM. The spectators can demeanour brazen to an engaging foe tomorrow.”  

Dieter Gass (Head of DTM): “Well finished to Timo Scheider, his operative and Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline: They did all right currently in these intensely formidable conditions and merit clinching a stick position. But we consider that subordinate was usually a foretaste of a foe tomorrow, that not slightest due to a conditions currently will be a tour into a unknown. Of march it’s a aim to make it into a tip 10 with some-more than dual cars.”

Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 1
“When we investigate a information in a winter, of march your wish is to do all improved in a new season. We had a severe winter with honour to a development. But I, personally, wanted to urge compared to a prior years as well. Being on a stick position after a initial day in a 2013 deteriorate is an implausible feeling and is unequivocally good for a group too.”

Mattias Ekström (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 5
“I’m happy with qualifying. My new operative Florian (Modlinger) and his guys did a ideal pursuit in a wet. In a end, we was struggling a bit in churned continue and my pushing wasn’t perfect. we didn’t make any mistakes though gathering too conservatively.”

Jamie Green (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 12
“It was a bit frustrating since we couldn’t fist a limit out of a sleet tires in a conditions of a drying track. That’s why, in a end, we didn’t have adequate hold when a lane got drier. As a result, it was usually adequate for twelfth place.”

Adrien Tambay (Audi ultra RS 5 DTM), grid position 13
“Compared with giveaway use on Saturday morning subordinate wasn’t so bad. we usually missed Q3 due to a tiny mistake in a final turn. In a end, we were struggling a bit with a tires though we substantially pushed a small too most when a lane became drier. We’re starting in a center of a field, that is always a bit dangerous here during Hockenheim. But I’m going to try and have a good initial path and afterwards continue to conflict my approach forward.”

Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 14
“Grid position 14 is disappointing. We were using good when it was unequivocally wet. In a churned conditions we did something wrong. Even in Q1 zero was probable anymore and Q2 was a genuine disaster for me.”

Filipe Albuquerque (Audi Financial Services RS 5 DTM), grid position 16
“In Q1, my opening was good. we was struggling with a set-up since my automobile had understeer though we managed to recompense for that flattering good and was means to expostulate a quick lap. But in Q2 it was unfit for me to improve. Something wasn’t right; maybe it was a atmosphere pressure.”

Miguel Molina (Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 18
“This wasn’t a best approach to start into a new season. we had trade in Q1 and wasn’t means to expostulate a quick lap. That meant it was over for me right after Q1. Tomorrow we’ve got to try and do as good a pursuit as probable of putting a new regulations on lane in a initial race.”  

Edoardo Mortara (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM), grid position 19
“For me, it was a tough subordinate session. We were a bit hapless with a conditions and substantially didn’t conduct creation some teenager settings on a tire vigour perfectly. The lane was starting to dry and we consider that a set-up was some-more suitable for a wetter lane since we wasn’t means to urge as most as a other drivers.”

Hans-Jürgen Abt (Team Director Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline): “Getting started again after such a prolonged winter with such a outcome during Hockenheim creates me proud. That’s a prerogative for a work finished by Audi and a group over a past few months. We didn’t know for a prolonged time where we stood. But due to a ideal work of a group and of march of Timo (Scheider) in today’s formidable conditions we clinched a stick position. We can all be unequivocally gratified with that.”

Ernst Moser (Team Director Audi Sport Team Phoenix): “After giveaway use in a sleet we were flattering confident. When it was still unequivocally soppy during a commencement of a subordinate eventuality both drivers were happy. When a lane began to dry we had problems with a tires, conjunction of a dual drivers was means to urge toward a finish of Q1. Miguel (Molina) was separated while ‘Rocky’ had a improved path time and changed on. In Q2, we wanted to take advantage of a drying lane during a finish and usually go out afterwards to set a time. But we didn’t conduct to do that either. Now we’ve got to allege in a foe from hapless positions. But interjection to a regulations a lot is possible. We can substantially redeem utterly a bit in a race.”

Arno Zensen (Team Director Audi Sport Team Rosberg):
“Congratulations to Dieter Gass and to Timo Scheider. We don’t know accurately nonetheless what we did right or wrong. We’ll usually find out in a foe on Sunday either a set-up is on a symbol or not. In any event, it’ll be unequivocally thrilling.”  

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