Two poles, dual wins: Audi motorist René Rast achieves a ideal DTM weekend

Posted on 09. Sep, 2018 by in Audi Canada

56 points in dual days! This had never been a box in a DTM given a stream competition format was introduced. Six thousandths of a second done it possible: Rast grabbed stick position on Sunday from championship personality Gary Paffett in Mercedes-Benz by this miniscule amount, and in doing so claimed a initial 3 points of a day. 25 some-more followed after a autocratic expostulate to victory, a sixth so distant in his DTM career.

Rast done nonetheless another ideal start from stick position. On a opening path he deftly hold Gary Paffett behind him, before creation good his shun and subsequently benefitting from a skirmishes in a chasing pack. After all a array stops had been made, a German from Audi Sport Team Rosberg hold a lead of over 8 seconds, that he managed to a flag. Rast took a mottled dwindle 2.739 seconds forward of stream second placed championship contender Paul Di Resta in Mercedes-Benz. Afterwards he was presented a winner’s prize by FIA President Jean Todt.

“The competition was usually as tough as it was on Saturday,” pronounced Rast. “I unequivocally had to quarrel tough with a automobile in a end. But we took a limit points transport and third place in a championship. It was an unimaginable weekend with dual poles and dual wins. I’m stranded for words!”
With dual competition weekends remaining on Sep 22 – 23 during a Red Bull Ring in Austria and Oct 13 – 14 during Hockenheim, Rast is usually 57 points behind championship personality Gary Paffett. A sum of 112 points are still adult for grabs in a remaining 4 DTM races.

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