Thanks to Nico Müller: Audi wins again

Posted on 27. Jun, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Following “Forza Italia” with Edoardo Mortara’s feat on Saturday, it was “Hopp, Schwiiz!” on Sunday. In his 36th DTM race, a youngest Audi bureau motorist distinguished his initial ever feat in a DTM. In front of an considerable throng of 123,500 spectators (throughout a weekend), a Swiss during a circle of his Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM delivered an exquisite opening on Sunday. Having started a competition from grid position three, he softened to second place right in spin one. Subsequently, Müller put vigour on stick sitter Tom Blomqvist and overtook a BMW also interjection to a quicker array stop. In a final stage, Müller tranquil a gait and kept his cold even when a reserve automobile duration shortly before a finish busted his advantage of 2.5 seconds.

“Winning my initial DTM competition for Audi here during a Norisring of all places is simply an implausible feeling,” pronounced Müller, for whom dual Bunnies of his sponsor, Playboy, kept their fingers crossed on Sunday as well. “Following a unsatisfactory outcome yesterday, we done a right changes to a car. My RS 5 DTM was illusory currently and my array stop was super-fast. Thank we to Audi Sport, appreciate we to Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline and appreciate we to everybody who believed in me – initial and inaugural Dieter Gass! I’m overjoyed!”

Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport, was happy for his protégé as well: “Nico (Müller) gathering like an aged palm currently and showed because we took him on house during Audi. Nico has had a clever deteriorate so distant and has now crowned it with his initial feat in a DTM. That we’ve been means to win both races during a Norisring following a 14-year empty spell is fantastic. Obviously, it’s a contrition that we mislaid a few points today. But we’re not going to let this spoil a merrymaking mood in any way.”

With Saturday’s leader Edoardo Mortara in a Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM in position 8 usually one other Audi motorist finished Sunday’s competition in a points. The Italian trails a new front runner, Marco Wittmann (BMW), in second place of a standings with a two-point deficit. The teams’ standings are led by Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. In a manufacturers’ classification, Audi is in second place with a 34-point deficit.

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