Tailwind on outing to Budapest: BMW DTM teams prepared for a initial 2018 deteriorate competition outward Germany.

Posted on 28. May, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The BMW DTM teams have their initial 2018 deteriorate trip
abroad brazen of them: On Saturday and Sunday
(2nd/3rd June), races series 5 and 6 will
be hold during a Hungaroring nearby Budapest (HUN). After dual race
weekends, BMW motorist Timo Glock (GER) continues to lead a driver’s
standings in a DTM. The front curtain now has 72 points to
his name. Marco Wittmann (GER) in seventh is now the
second-highest BMW motorist in a altogether standings. In a first
4 races of a year, Glock has picked adult one win, one second
place and one third place. Wittmann and DTM rookie Philipp Eng (AUT)
have also already done it onto a lectern this season.

 

This deteriorate sees a 4.381-kilometre Hungaroring horde a DTM for the
fifth time. The lane has valid to be a good sport belligerent for BMW
in a past. In a 7 DTM races that have been hold there to date,
a BMW drivers have picked adult one win and a sum of 6 lectern positions.

 

Quotes brazen of a DTM races during Budapest.

 

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director):

“Hockenheim and a Lausitzring supposing us with dual competition weekends
full of excitement, play and emotions. The 2018 DTM deteriorate could not
have got off to a improved start. Now a theatre is set for a third
spin during a Hungaroring – and we are assured that a fans will
knowledge refreshing races there as well. We are streamer to Hungary
with a clever tailwind. Timo successfully shielded his lead in the
standings during a Lausitzring, during slightest one BMW motorist has been on the
lectern during each competition this season, and a Hungaroring has always been
a good lane for us. So, a idea has to be to pierce home some-more successes.”

 

Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“Budapest has always been a lane that has matched us. After a first
dual competition weekends, naturally we are intensely motivated. We wish to
sojourn on a highway to success with Timo and Marco, and now we also
wish to pierce serve brazen with Augusto. But we are also wakeful that
when we are roving on a call of success, we need to work unequivocally hard
to stay on that wave.”

 

Marco Wittmann (#11 BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, BMW Team
RMG – 7th place in a altogether standings, points: 26):

“I unequivocally like a lane during Budapest. It’s a technical circuit, but
still unequivocally fast. The Hungaroring has a small bit of each form of
spin and a Hungarian fans are unequivocally enthusiastic. we won during Budapest
in 2014. we like looking behind on that. However, things have been a
small some-more formidable for us there in new years. Despite that, we am
still unequivocally looking brazen to Hungary. I’m rarely encouraged after
a lectern during a Lausitzring.”

 

Augusto Farfus (#15 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG –
15th place in a altogether standings, points: 2):

“Budapest was a good lane for us final year, and we unequivocally like it
there. The circuit is a sum conflicting of a Lausitzring. It is
intensely flat, so a set-up has to be practiced accordingly. The
lane boasts a poetic method of semi-fast turns. That suits me.
Hopefully we will have a good weekend there.”

 

Timo Glock (#16 DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
1st place in a altogether standings, points: 72):

“We need to wait and see how we do during Budapest this year. Audi was
unequivocally good there final year though a automobile is unequivocally clever during a impulse and
works on opposite forms of circuit. Budapest is always a highlight
and a lane has always unequivocally matched me in a past. I’m vehement to
see if we will continue to have a good gait there.”

 

Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“The races during Budapest are a initial outward Germany this year and
a atmosphere is unique. You always feel unequivocally acquire there. The
lane is unequivocally a plea and we have gifted a lot of
sparkling DTM races there. We are in a unequivocally good position after the
initial races and hopefully that will continue during Budapest.”

 

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM –
9th place in a altogether standings, points: 23):

“I was on a lectern during Budapest final year that is because we am really
looking brazen to returning. It is a unequivocally engaging lane and the
many semi-fast turns are great. It is formidable to pass there,
that is because subordinate is intensely important, though we consider a car
should fit this lane unequivocally well. As a driver, we unequivocally look
brazen to this event.”

 

Philipp Eng (#25 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR –
8th place in a altogether standings, points: 26):

“I adore being in Budapest. The city is fantastic. We won’t get to see
most of it during a DTM weekend, though a atmosphere is unique. This
lane is a good understanding of fun for us as drivers. Competing there in a
DTM automobile will no doubt be something special. we wish that we can carry
a movement from Lusatia with us.”

 

Joel Eriksson (#47 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM – 11th
place in a altogether standings, points: 15):

“I usually have good memories of a Hungaroring. It is one of my
all-time favourite tracks. we adore a city too. we have a good feeling
going into this weekend, given we won there in Formula 3 final year and
had stick position so, we know a lane unequivocally well.”

 

Media Schedule.

 

Friday, 1st June

14:00-14:30 CEST, ITR press discussion with Philipp Eng, Media Center

 

Saturday, 2nd June

15:50-16:00 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

Saturday, 2nd June

10:20-11:05 CEST, talk with BMW Motorsport Director Jens
Marquardt, BMW M Motorsport Hospitality

 

Sunday, 3rd June

15:50-16:00 CEST, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Center

 

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