René Rast takes nonetheless another DTM lectern for Audi

Posted on 12. Aug, 2018 by in Audi Canada

The reigning DTM Champion kept pulses racing all a approach to a final path in Sunday’s competition around a severe Brands Hatch Grand Prix track. Starting from fourth place, Rast was pushed aside twice in a opening stages by Pascal Wehrlein in a Mercedes-Benz. Thanks to a faster array stop, Rast overtook a former Formula One motorist before sport down a heading dual Mercedes-Benz driven by Paul di Resta and Gary Paffett, who he held adult with usually before a end. At a flag, a German was usually deprived of his second feat of a deteriorate by 1.376 seconds.

“Just dual laps some-more and Gary (Paffett) would have had no some-more DRS,” pronounced Rast. “Then we competence have been means to pass him. But even so I’m still really pleased. It was a illusory weekend for us with fourth place yesterday and another lectern today. However, it’s not usually a outcome that creates me happy, though also a approach in that we achieved this. We were really competitive, also compared to Mercedes-Benz. This creates me assured for a rest of a season.”

With Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) in sixth place and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in tenth place, dual serve Audi RS 5 DTM finished in a points. By contrast, a other 3 Audi drivers were unlucky. After subordinate strongly in sixth place, Robin Frijns was concerned in a collision early on a initial lap. From a tail finish of a pack, a Dutchman raced by a margin in his shop-worn automobile to twelfth place. Loïc Duval mislaid probable points due to a rear-left puncture 6 laps from a end. Jamie Green had fourth place within his grasp before he was given a drive-through chastisement usually before a finish of a competition after forcing another aspirant wide.

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