Quotes after a competition during Budapest

Posted on 02. Jun, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “My congratulations from a exam day during Le Mans privately go to Miguel Molina, yet also to a whole Audi patrol that converted a reduction than optimal subordinate event into a clever competition result. For a DTM, this was a good quip to Hungary. we consider a spectators and a many Audi employees from a plant in Győr got ‘their money’s worth’ and will be gratified to lapse to a Hungaroring subsequent year. And a drivers showed that overtaking is really probable there.”  

Dieter Gass (Head of DTM): “We saw a stirring DTM competition with many position battles and a surprisingly vast series of overtaking maneuvers during a Hungaroring. Most of them were satisfactory as well. For Audi, a results, compared to yesterday’s qualifying, are really good. We clinched positions two, 4 and 5 and have a sum of 6 Audi cars in a tip ten. Miguel (Molina), following his formidable start, clinched a shining lectern outcome on finishing a competition in second place – we can be gratified with that.”

Miguel Molina (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM), 2nd place
Tires: option/standard

“Obviously, this second place feels really good now, following a initial dual races. We all merit this result. We’re good sorted, are on a high turn and are going to conflict tough for feat in a subsequent races too.”

Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM), 4th place
Tires: option/standard

“It was both a formidable and a good race. we modernized from twelfth to fourth place, that’s a good result. I’m not unapproachable of my movement with Timo (Glock) – we was really severe on him. we can positively know that he’s upset. But when we start from a back you’ve got to take a risk. You’ve got to quarrel for your result.”  

Adrien Tambay (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM), 5th place
Tires: standard/option

“The commencement of a competition on customary tires was difficult. we had to let a few cars that were using on choice tires pass, that was tough for me. we subsequently gave my best. It was a good fight. I’m happy that we was means to pass a few drivers towards a end. Fifth place is simply brilliant.”

Jamie Green (Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM), 7th place
Tires: standard/option

“These races with varying tire strategies feel strange. For a prolonged time, we frequency see any other drivers and pass usually few of them. And then, on a final lap, we overtook an extraordinary 3 cars. My aim was to finish a competition and to measure points – and we managed to do that. I’m anticipating for us to be means to build on today’s result.”

Mattias Ekström (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM), 9th place
Tires: standard/option

“It was a bit disappointing. we felt that from a commencement to a finish we weren’t discerning enough. In addition, my automobile was formidable to drive. We’re anticipating for improved happening in a subsequent race.”

Mike Rockenfeller (Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM), 10th place
Tires: option/standard

“Tenth place is a disappointment. The whole weekend was disappointing. we wanted to expostulate a opposite set-up here. That didn’t work out. It doesn’t fit my character of driving. We schooled a doctrine from this. We’re going to demeanour forward now and pursue a proceed we used in a initial races and final year.”

Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services RS 5 DTM), 12th place
Tires: standard/option

“Being bumped out on a final path was frustrating. Timo (Glock) knew ideally good that we was using on choice tires and was 3 seconds faster per lap. It’s unpleasant to remove such good points. But I’m holding a certain aspects with me. we was using really quick on choice tires and am going to try and distinction from that in a future.”

Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM), retirement
Tires: option

“The starting proviso was a bit hapless for me. we had one or dual incidents of physique contact. According to a info we received, Gary Paffett, on spinning, strike my back wing with his. As a result, my back wing had a hole in it and a CO partial was unresolved downward. Furthermore, there was an impact on a left back spindle that shop-worn a suspension. At that point, we satisfied that it would turn a formidable competition with a curved steering circle right on path one. After 10 laps, we had to park a automobile with a shop-worn suspension.”

Hans-Jürgen Abt (Team Director Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline): “It was a super-thrilling race, ‘well done’ to a whole team. The drivers did a glorious pursuit and all a cars are in a tip ten, that’s a clever group result. When we broach a zero-defect pursuit as we did currently and we see stirring on-track battles I’m happy.”

Ernst Moser (Team Director Audi Sport Team Phoenix):
“It’s a contrition for Timo (Scheider). He had to risk a lot on a initial laps to get past a drivers on customary tires. His automobile was shop-worn in a routine and subsequently a cessation broke: an early, hapless retirement. With Rocky (Mike Rockenfeller) all went according to plan, we were only lacking a bit of speed. Those were accurately a seconds we’d have indispensable in a finish to keep fifth or sixth place in that we were using during tools of a race. Consequently, a cars on choice tires were most means to ‘eat us up’ in a end. But we stranded to a line of frequently scoring points, even yet it was only one this time. Now we’re going to try and do improved again during a Norisring.”

Arno Zensen (Team Director Audi Sport Team Rosberg): “What a shame: a lot some-more would have been probable today. ‘Well done’ to Nico (Müller). He gathering a good competition currently and could have finished serve in front. we don’t know a occurrence with Timo Glock. That was simply a shame. Jamie (Green) gathering a good competition as good and scored his initial points.”

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