Two race, dual wins: Timo Glock wins in Spielberg on Sunday – BMW Team RMG triumphs in both races.

Posted on 22. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Spielberg (AT), 22nd May 2016. Two races, dual wins – a perfect
weekend for BMW during a Red Bull Ring (AT): Timo Glock (DE) celebrated
a third win of his career in a renouned furloughed vehicle array in
Sunday’s DTM foe in Spielberg. The day before, Marco Wittmann (DE)
got a 70th win in BMW’s 250th DTM race. This gave BMW Team RMG
reason to applaud dual days in a row.

Glock started Sunday’s foe from third on a grid and took a lead
in a opening phase. A lead he refused to obey during a circle of
a DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM right down to a finish line. Five other
BMW drivers finished it into a points interjection to another joined team
performance. Augusto Farfus (BR) finished in fourth place in a Shell
BMW M4 DTM. Right behind him, Maxime Martin (BE, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM)
and Tom Blomqvist (GB, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM) finished in fifth and
sixth. On a day after his Saturday feat in a Red Bull BMW M4
DTM, Wittmann finished seventh. Bruno Spengler (CA) finished in ninth
place in a BMW Bank M4 DTM.

António Félix da Costa (PT) was unlucky: Starting from second on the
grid, a BMW Team Schnitzer motorist also had his sights set on a good
position for a vast partial of a race, before Edoardo Mortara (IT,
Audi) strike a behind of his vehicle in a duel, promulgation him into a gravel.
He finished adult finishing a foe in 21st place. Martin Tomczyk (DE, BMW
M Performance M4 DTM) finished in 19th.

Reactions to a fourth foe of a 2016 DTM season.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “That was a
unequivocally clever foe by Timo. We had only a right plan opposite the
clever foe from Audi. It valid to be a unequivocally good preference to
move Timo in for an early array stop. Mattias Ekström came on very
clever again, though in a finish it was enough. It was a ideal weekend
for BMW Team RMG, removing a wins in both races. My congratulations
on this superb achievement, and good finished to all a other BMW
drivers who finished in a points. They all did a illusory job.
Overall we am unequivocally happy with this weekend. As is so mostly a case, it
was value entrance to Spielberg.”

Timo Glock (BMW Team RMG, 1st place): “This foe was
a dream. It couldn’t have left any better. we was means to lift divided on
a initial laps and afterwards claim my lead after that. After a minor
blunder in subordinate and a set-back in Hockenheim, this was very
satisfying, and BMW Team RMG had a ideal weekend with a wins for
Marco and me. This creates me unequivocally happy. In general, it was a
pretentious weekend for BMW.”

Facts and Figures.

Circuit/length/duration:


Spielberg, 4.326 kilometres, 60 mins and 1 lap

Conditions:


Sunny, 25 degrees Celsius

BMW Motorsport results:


#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team RMG, DEUTSCHE POST BMW
M4 DTM – 1st place

#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team MTEK, Shell BMW M4 DTM – 4th place

#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RBM, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 5th place

#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 6th place

#11 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Red Bull BMW M4 DTM – 7th place

#7 Bruno Spengler (CA), BMW Team MTEK, BMW Bank M4 DTM – 9th place

#100 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts
M4 DTM – 19th place

#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M4 DTM –
21st place

 

Useful information:


Timo Glock won a foe for a third time in his DTM
career. He distinguished his initial dual wins in Hockenheim (DE) in 2013
and in Oschersleben (DE) in 2015.

Glock was on a lectern for a third time in his fifth foe in
Spielberg. He finished in third place in both 2013 and 2014.

BMW Team RMG is a initial BMW group to have won dual DTM races on a
weekend given a reintroduction of a Saturday foe in 2015.

The behind of António Félix da Costa’s vehicle was strike during Edoardo
Mortara’s (IT) overtaking manoeuvre, that sent him into a gravel.
This saw him dump right down a field.

For a initial time given a Saturday foe in Oschersleben in 2015,
7 of a 8 BMW M4 DTMs started from a tip ten.

Félix da Costa started from a front quarrel of a grid for a second
time in his DTM career.

Tomczyk was awarded a chastisement for interference a opposition in the
subordinate foe and was pushed behind 5 starting positions. He
started a foe from 23rd on a grid.

 

2016 foe calendar.

6th -8th May – Hockenheim (DE), 20
th
-22
nd
May – Spielberg (AT), 3rd -5th Jun – Lausitzring
(DE), 24th -26th Jun – Norisring (DE), 15th -17th Jul – Zandvoort
(NL), 19th -21st Aug – Moscow (RU), 9th -11th Sep –
Nürburgring (DE), 23rd -25th Sep – Budapest (HU), 14th -16th
Oct – Hockenheim (DE).

 

More information.

You can find a latest BMW Motorsport media information, the
DTM Press Kit, and copyright-free images for editorial functions online
during www.press.bmwgroup.com/global.

 

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About a DTM.

The DTM is a many renouned furloughed vehicle array in a world.
The array pits a 3 reward vehicle manufacturers BMW, Audi
and Mercedes-Benz opposite any other in a sporting contest. BMW
fielded a initial works teams from 1984 to 1992, during that time it
claimed 49 foe victories and won a Drivers’ Championship on three
occasions (1984, 1987 and 1989). The manufacturer returned to a DTM
in 2012, given when it has won 7 of a probable twelve titles. 18
races, widespread over 9 weekends, are scheduled for 2016. ARD
broadcasts all a races live. Tickets for all a DTM races are
accessible here: https://tickets.bmw-motorsport.com/index.html

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