Ready for a third turn of a season: BMW DTM teams appearing during Misano, Italy.

Posted on 03. Jun, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW DTM teams will be appearing during a second
general competition of a 2019 deteriorate this entrance weekend
(7th to 9th June). The fifth and sixth races
of a year will take place during a ‘Misano World Circuit’ on the
Italian Adriatic coast. After a events during Hockenheim (GER) and
Zolder (BEL), Philipp Eng (AUT) from BMW Team RBM now tops the
drivers’ standings. Marco Wittmann (GER), of BMW Team RMG, is third
in a championship.

 

The new BMW M4 DTM with a turbo engine has started from pole
position in all 4 races of a deteriorate so far: Wittmann has claimed
initial place on a grid twice, while Eng and rookie Sheldon outpost der
Linde (RSA) have finished so once each. There have been dual wins (Wittmann
and Eng) and dual serve lectern finishes for Eng and Joel Eriksson (SWE).

 

The DTM paid a revisit to Misano for a initial time final year – with
dual illusory night races. BMW motorist Eriksson distinguished his first
DTM win as a rookie in a Sunday race. Making a guest entrance for
BMW, Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) anxious a fans with a fantastic
performance. This year, a Misano races will take place during the
day. Wittmann and Timo Glock (GER) will both be celebrating a special
anniversary in Italy: a dual drivers will any be contesting their
100th DTM race.

 

Quotes brazen of a DTM races during Misano.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Group Motorsport Director):

“It has been a successful start to a new turbo epoch in a DTM for
us. Four races, 4 stick positions, dual wins and dual serve podiums
– those are good formula for a new BMW M4 DTM. In a races thus
far, we have seen that all 6 BMW drivers are unequivocally rival and
can record some tip results. With Philipp streamer a championship and
Marco in third place overall, we are streamer to Misano with copiousness of
momentum. We are aiming to build on a good performances from the
initial races there. We can all good remember a good entrance that we
all gifted during Misano final year. Now we are extraordinary to discover
what this entrance weekend will bring.”

 

Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“We have used a brief mangle given Zolder for in-depth preparation
brazen of a competition weekend during Misano. At Hockenheim and Zolder we could
see that a new BMW M4 DTM gives us a unequivocally good gait – as shown by
Marco’s stick positions, his win and a unequivocally clever performances from
Bruno and Timo. However, a array of resources that enclosed some
bad fitness with a reserve automobile prevented us from converting these
performances into a analogous formula in any competition for our
drivers. The foundations are right and during Misano it is essential that
we work towards a right set-up for a severe multiple of
quick and delayed sections, right from a word go. We are extremely
encouraged and are looking brazen to a weekend, that also outlines a
unequivocally special anniversary for Marco and Timo.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Drivers’
standings: 8th, 24 points):

“I like a circuit during Misano. It provides a few overtaking
opportunities. we was there for a initial time final year and we think
a circuit is unequivocally interesting. It is severe and includes a
series of opposite combinations of corners. The strand plcae is
also unequivocally attractive. we wish that a continue will be a bit better
this time than final year. Italy is always great, a Italian fans love
motorsport and that is because we am unequivocally looking brazen to Misano.”

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG,
Drivers’ standings: 3rd, 43 points):

“I consider that daytime pushing during Misano will paint a biggest
change. The night conditions in a sleet were unequivocally difficult
final year. That means that it will be something new for us, in a
sense. This circuit is a severe one and has a bit of everything,
with quick and delayed sections. All things considered, it’s cold to drive
in Italy and it is good that Andrea Dovizioso will be creation a guest
entrance too. We have done a unequivocally good start, with unequivocally good
performances. We haven’t had fitness on a side in each competition though I
consider that we can confident with a deteriorate so far. Now we are hoping
to have good gait during Misano.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Drivers’ standings:
12th, 20 points):

“I am vehement about Misano. It’s not a night competition this time, so we’ll
have to see how it goes. we am extraordinary to see how Andrea Dovisiozo’s
guest entrance works out and I’m certain it will be interesting. We are
anticipating for a good competition weekend and that we get a set-up right and
can do a good pursuit there. And of course, we am anticipating for some good
continue this time.”

 

Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“Of course, we are streamer to Misano with copiousness of movement from our
illusory home turn during Zolder. Philipp’s initial DTM win and relocating to
a tip of a standings, Sheldon’s initial stick position, Joel also on
a lectern after finishing second on Saturday – we will remember
Zolder for a prolonged time to come. Now we are looking brazen to the
second DTM entrance during Misano. We were means to applaud there last
year when Joel claimed his initial win on a Sunday. We are starting
from a good position and we wish to make use of this momentum. The
whole group will be operative tough to record some some-more good formula during Misano.”

 

Philipp Eng (#25 ZF BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Drivers’
standings: 1st, 59 points):

“I have schooled this in a DTM: we are usually ever as good as your
final race. So, we have to use a time to ready good for Misano. I
am looking brazen to a weekend. Misano is a unequivocally cold circuit. we am
happy that we are pushing in a daytime this year, and a weather
conditions in Jun should be a bit some-more predictable. we am looking
brazen to a competition and wish that we will have another good weekend during Misano.”

 

Sheldon outpost der Linde (#31 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM,
Drivers’ standings: 10th, 21 points):

“Moving on to Misano, we consider we have a unequivocally good baseline. We know
that we are able of some clever results. Especially a Sunday pole
position in Zolder was good proclivity for a whole organisation on my side
of a garage so in terms of that we are unequivocally positive. we have raced
during Misano before, as we did a GT competition there final year, so we kind of
know a lane already that is good, other than during Zolder, where
all was new for us. we consider that Misano is going to be good.” 

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 CATL BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM, Drivers’
standings: 11th, 20 points):

“I’m unequivocally looking brazen to entrance behind to Misano as we have fond
memories of a lane from final year. It’s indeed one of my
favourite tracks. The place and a whole area are unequivocally nice. Last
year, we had a unequivocally clever gait during Misano, both in a dry and in the
rain. We will again work tough and wish for another clever weekend.”

 

Media Schedule (all times CEST).

 

Friday, 7th June

14.00-14.30, ITR press discussion with Timo Glock, Media Center

 

Saturday, 8th June

15.30-15.40, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

Sunday, 9th June

15.30-15.40, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

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