‘Rocky’ and ‘Eki’ gleam with recoveries

Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by in Audi Canada

With opposite strategies Mike Rockenfeller in a Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM and Mattias Ekström in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM modernized from grid positions 13 and 15 to fourth and fifth place. In doing so, both anxious a fans during Spielberg with fantastic overtaking maneuvers.

After qualifying, Rockenfeller had been changed behind by 5 positions on a grid after carrying unsuccessful to amply revoke his speed in a dangerous zone in Saturday morning’s giveaway use event – a argumentative penalty, that did not, however, means a Audi driver, who had trafficked to Spielberg as a personality of a standings, to remove his cool.

The 2010 Le Mans leader started on customary tires and switched to a softer choice tires as early as on path five. From this impulse on, his Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM was roughly consistently one of a fastest cars in a field. On creation his recovery, Rockenfeller overtook a dual BMW drivers Augusto Farfus and Dirk Werner, among others. In a end, ‘Rocky’ was lacking usually 2.679 seconds to bind a lectern result.  

“If we allege from 13th place on a grid to fourth in a DTM we can be pleased,” pronounced Rockenfeller, who as a runner-up in a altogether standings is trailing Spielberg leader Bruno Spengler with a opening of usually twelve points. “It’s a contrition that we were penalized yesterday since currently it was apparent what would have been probable with my RS 5 DTM. The automobile was a dream, a plan was brilliant. ‘Thank you’ to Audi and to Team Phoenix: We’re battling for a championship!”

A likewise clever opening was shown by Mattias Ekström, who done both of his array stops early on and afterwards changed brazen on choice tires position by position. Shortly before a finish of a race, he bumped a BMW of Augusto Farfus in a conspicuous scheme with slight hit from fifth place.  

Major set-back struck a Audi drivers who had started from a best spots on a grid. Edoardo Mortara in a Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg overtook a BMW of Marco Wittmann, who had started from a front row, though immediately had to let him pass again because, in a opinion of a competition stewards, he had run too distant on a outward in spin one and gained a position in a process. On path 22, Mortara was subsequently bumped off a lane by Wittmann in a extreme duel. A tire and a steering complement of his RS 5 DTM were shop-worn in a incident. Instead of on a podium, Mortara finished a competition in 15th place.

Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM) was using in a tip 5 when he was forced to array early due to a puncture on his right front tire. An hapless second array stop hermetic a unsatisfactory 16th place of a two-time DTM Champion. Filipe Albuquerque (Audi Financial Services RS 5 DTM), who like Scheider had started from a third row, forsaken behind from sixth to 17th place due to an hapless strategy.

Adrien Tambay (Audi ultra RS 5 DTM), carrying started from a ninth row, hardly missed a indicate on finishing in eleventh place. Miguel Molina (Audi RS 5 DTM) by environment quick path times and creation dual late array stops modernized from 20th to 14th place. Jamie Green (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM) was using in third place when he mislaid a lot of belligerent due to a problem during a initial array stop and finished a competition in 18th place.  

“In my opinion, we were beaten a bit next a intensity currently – generally in perspective of how Mike (Rockenfeller) and ‘Eki’ stormed brazen from grid positions 13 and 15,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “After a argumentative chastisement yesterday, ‘Rocky’ done a best of his conditions and really continues to be in row for a pretension race. That Marco Wittmann was not punished for his movement opposite Edoardo Mortara is tough for me to sense – this movement broken Edo’s race. Timo (Scheider), after a clever early phase, suffered set-back in a pits again. We can usually apologize to him for that.”

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‘Rocky’ and ‘Eki’ gleam with recoveries

Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by in Audi Canada

With opposite strategies Mike Rockenfeller in a Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM and Mattias Ekström in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM modernized from grid positions 13 and 15 to fourth and fifth place. In doing so, both anxious a fans during Spielberg with fantastic overtaking maneuvers.

After qualifying, Rockenfeller had been changed behind by 5 positions on a grid after carrying unsuccessful to amply revoke his speed in a dangerous zone in Saturday morning’s giveaway use event – a argumentative penalty, that did not, however, means a Audi driver, who had trafficked to Spielberg as a personality of a standings, to remove his cool.

The 2010 Le Mans leader started on customary tires and switched to a softer choice tires as early as on path five. From this impulse on, his Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM was roughly consistently one of a fastest cars in a field. On creation his recovery, Rockenfeller overtook a dual BMW drivers Augusto Farfus and Dirk Werner, among others. In a end, ‘Rocky’ was lacking usually 2.679 seconds to bind a lectern result.  

“If we allege from 13th place on a grid to fourth in a DTM we can be pleased,” pronounced Rockenfeller, who as a runner-up in a altogether standings is trailing Spielberg leader Bruno Spengler with a opening of usually twelve points. “It’s a contrition that we were penalized yesterday since currently it was apparent what would have been probable with my RS 5 DTM. The automobile was a dream, a plan was brilliant. ‘Thank you’ to Audi and to Team Phoenix: We’re battling for a championship!”

A likewise clever opening was shown by Mattias Ekström, who done both of his array stops early on and afterwards changed brazen on choice tires position by position. Shortly before a finish of a race, he bumped a BMW of Augusto Farfus in a conspicuous scheme with slight hit from fifth place.  

Major set-back struck a Audi drivers who had started from a best spots on a grid. Edoardo Mortara in a Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg overtook a BMW of Marco Wittmann, who had started from a front row, though immediately had to let him pass again because, in a opinion of a competition stewards, he had run too distant on a outward in spin one and gained a position in a process. On path 22, Mortara was subsequently bumped off a lane by Wittmann in a extreme duel. A tire and a steering complement of his RS 5 DTM were shop-worn in a incident. Instead of on a podium, Mortara finished a competition in 15th place.

Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM) was using in a tip 5 when he was forced to array early due to a puncture on his right front tire. An hapless second array stop hermetic a unsatisfactory 16th place of a two-time DTM Champion. Filipe Albuquerque (Audi Financial Services RS 5 DTM), who like Scheider had started from a third row, forsaken behind from sixth to 17th place due to an hapless strategy.

Adrien Tambay (Audi ultra RS 5 DTM), carrying started from a ninth row, hardly missed a indicate on finishing in eleventh place. Miguel Molina (Audi RS 5 DTM) by environment quick path times and creation dual late array stops modernized from 20th to 14th place. Jamie Green (Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM) was using in third place when he mislaid a lot of belligerent due to a problem during a initial array stop and finished a competition in 18th place.  

“In my opinion, we were beaten a bit next a intensity currently – generally in perspective of how Mike (Rockenfeller) and ‘Eki’ stormed brazen from grid positions 13 and 15,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “After a argumentative chastisement yesterday, ‘Rocky’ done a best of his conditions and really continues to be in row for a pretension race. That Marco Wittmann was not punished for his movement opposite Edoardo Mortara is tough for me to sense – this movement broken Edo’s race. Timo (Scheider), after a clever early phase, suffered set-back in a pits again. We can usually apologize to him for that.”

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