Wittmann best-placed BMW motorist again in Sunday’s competition during a Lausitzring – Three BMW M4 DTMs in a tip ten.

Posted on 05. Jun, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Lausitzring (DE), 5th Jun 2016. Marco Wittmann (DE) followed adult his
fourth place in Saturday’s foe with another considerable arrangement on
Sunday during a Lausitzring (DE). He finished sixth during a circle of the
Red Bull BMW M4 DTM in foe two. The 8 points he receives for this
position meant he ends a third foe weekend of a deteriorate second in
a DTM Drivers’ Championship. Now with 55 points to his name, he
trails personality Robert Wickens (CA, Mercedes) by only 3 points.
Victory in Sunday’s foe went to Lucas Auer (AT, Mercedes).

As good as Wittmann, a serve dual BMW drivers finished in the
points. Bruno Spengler (CA) crossed a finish line ninth in a BMW
Bank M4 DTM, followed by Timo Glock (DE) during a circle of a DEUTSCHE
POST BMW M4 DTM in tenth. BMW successfully shielded a lead in the
Manufacturers’ Championship. BMW Team RMG continues to lead a Team
foe with 93 points.

Tom Blomqvist (GB) narrowly missed out on a points, finishing 11th
in a Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM. Maxime Martin (BE, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM),
António Félix da Costa (PT, BMW M4 DTM) and Martin Tomczyk (DE, BMW M
Performance Parts M4 DTM) were 13th, 14th and 18th in a sixth race
of a season. Augusto Farfus (BR, Shell BMW M4 DTM) unsuccessful to finish
after a collision, that was no error of his own.

As good as a DTM, a programme during a Motorsport Festival during the
Lausitzring also featured a ADAC GT Masters and SUPERBIKE*IDM, which
anxious a 67,500 spectators in stately summer weather.

Reactions to a sixth foe of a 2016 DTM season.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “I consider we
put on a illusory uncover for a fans with this Motorsport Festival.
There was a lot going on out on a track, and we had unequivocally good crowds
in a stands. There was a genuine festival atmosphere. This corner event
with a DTM, ADAC GT Masters and SUPERBIKE*IDM was a good success.
Thank we to everybody who done it possible. The Sunday foe was hard
work for us again. Marco Wittmann achieved a unequivocally good outcome with his
sixth place. The points scored by Bruno Spengler and Timo Glock were
also important. We knew we would onslaught on this track, though still
came divided with some points. We will now spin a courtesy to a next
foe during a Norisring.”

Marco Wittmann (BMW Team RMG, 6th place): “I feel
unequivocally certain after this weekend. We knew previously that we would not
find it easy during a Lausitzring. With this in mind, fourth and sixth
are unequivocally good results. we scored critical points, and so done the
many of a opportunities. Unfortunately, my start was something of a
disaster in Sunday’s race. we got divided unequivocally badly. However, we fought
behind unequivocally good after that, and was a fastest BMW motorist in a race.”

Facts and Figures.

Circuit/length/duration:


Lausitzring, 3.478 kilometres, 60 mins and 1 lap

Conditions:


Light cloud, 30 degrees Celsius

 

BMW Motorsport results:


#11 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Red Bull BMW
M4 DTM – 6th place

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

#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team RMG, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM – 10th place

#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 11th place

#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RBM, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 13th place

#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M4 DTM –
14th place

#100 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts
M4 DTM – 18th place

#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team MTEK, Shell BMW M4 DTM – DNF

 

Useful information:


Marco Wittmann finished in a points for a fifth
time in a sixth foe of a deteriorate – accurately as mostly as Maxime Martin.

Martin missed out on a top-ten finish for a initial time in a sixth
foe of a season.

Augusto Farfus was forced to retire a Shell BMW M4 DTM only a few
laps into a foe following a collision with Miguel Molina (ES,
Audi), that was no error of his own. Molina was given a drive-through
chastisement for his partial in a incident.

Timo Glock competent third, though started a foe from second on the
grid following a chastisement awarded to Christian Vietoris (DE, Mercedes),
who had competent second.

 

2016 foe calendar.

6th -8th May – Hockenheim (DE), 20th -22nd May – Spielberg (AT), 3
rd
-5
th
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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