Wittmann finishes fourth to explain his best outcome during his home eventuality during a Norisring – 3 some-more BMW M4 DTMs in a tip ten.

Posted on 25. Jun, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Norisring (DE), 25th Jun 2016. Marco Wittmann (DE), during a circle of
a Red Bull BMW M4 DTM, finished fourth in Saturday’s DTM competition during the
Norisring (DE). This represents a 2014 champion’s best ever home
outcome in a DTM. Wittmann gathering a good race, fighting his way
by a margin from 13th on a grid. After 49 laps of racing, he
crossed a finish line forward of Bruno Spengler (CA), who came home
fifth in a BMW Bank M4 DTM.

Maxime Martin (BE) also constructed an glorious expostulate in a SAMSUNG
BMW M4 DTM. He started down in 14th place, though done adult 8 positions
over a march of a competition to finish sixth. António Félix da Costa
(PT, BMW M4 DTM) battled his approach by from 21st place to ninth and
was rewarded with dual points for his efforts.

Augusto Farfus (BR, Shell BMW M4 DTM) finished only outward the
points in eleventh place. Martin Tomczyk (DE) also came adult only short
of a points finish, carrying fought behind from 23rd on a grid to finish
12th in a BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM. Timo Glock (DE, DEUTSCHE
POST BMW M4 DTM) and Tom Blomqvist (GB, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM) were
14th and 16th.

Reactions to a seventh competition of a 2016 DTM season.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “The fans
witnessed an intensely stirring competition – only like we are used to at
a Norisring. It was a tip outcome for us and a best that we were
means to achieve. Naturally, we benefitted from an assertive manoeuvre
from a opposition. But with Bruno Spengler in fifth place, we only
had one motorist in a good starting position. The fact that we finished up
with 4 cars in a tip 10 is fantastic. Marco in particular
delivered an glorious opening during his home eventuality and pushed his
approach into fourth place after starting from 13th on a grid, though Bruno
and Maxime both had good races right behind him. we am really pleased.
Now we will bear complete preparations for tomorrow. It will be
another fiercely contested race.”

Marco Wittmann (BMW Team RMG, 4th place): “The best
word we can consider of to report this outcome is ‘mega’. we had a good
start from P13, afterwards it is always impossibly tighten on a initial turn
here. we went for a inside line, and we consider that was a right
choice. we was means to make adult positions and afterwards benefitted from the
hotheads in front of me – we need to keep a cold conduct during a front.
In terms of pace, we were very, really fast. From 13th to fourth place –
that doesn’t occur any day.”

 

Facts and Figures.

Circuit/length/duration:


Norisring, 2.3 kilometres, 40 mins and 1 lap

Conditions:


Partly cloudy, 30 degrees Celsius

 

BMW Motorsport results:


#11 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Red Bull BMW
M4 DTM – 4th place

#7 Bruno Spengler (CA), BMW Team MTEK, BMW Bank M4 DTM – 5th place

#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RBM, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 6th place

#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M4 DTM – 9th place

#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team MTEK, Shell BMW M4 DTM – 11th place

#100 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts
M4 DTM – 12th place

#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team RMG, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM – 14th place

#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 16th place

 

Useful information:


Marco Wittmann claimed a best outcome of his DTM
career during his home eventuality during a Norisring. His prior best during the
travel circuit was a sixth place.

Wittmann done adult 9 places from 13th on a grid. António Félix da
Costa climbed 12 positions, Martin Tomczyk eleven.

Wittmann is second in a DTM Drivers’ Championship after his fourth
place. Edoardo Mortara (IT, Audi) now leads a championship.

Bruno Spengler celebrates an anniversary this weekend. It is exactly
10 years given his initial DTM victory, that came during a Norisring.

The reserve vehicle done an coming following a pile-up involving Mattias
Ekström (SE), Robert Wickens (CA) and Christian Vietoris (DE), who
were battling for a lead during a time.

The second subordinate event starts during 10:50 on Sunday. Before that,
a third use event is scheduled for 09:00.

 

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 competition 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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