70,500 spectators (throughout a weekend) witnessed another flawless competition of a personality of a standings and an considerable display of a whole Audi patrol during a venue nearby Magdeburg. All 8 Audi RS 5 DTM cars finished in a tip 10 and so in a points – a premiere.
Before a competition during Oschersleben, 8 drivers still had pretension chances. Now, usually dual are left: Rockenfeller and Farfus. The Brazilian was a usually opposition Rockenfeller had to acknowledge better to. “He was intensely clever today,” commented a Audi driver. “On a choice tires we was using comparatively quick while things weren’t going utterly as good on customary tires – that’s because I’m quite gratified with second place and a critical points we scored here again.”
Rockenfeller started on harder customary tires and in a early proviso primarily forsaken behind to fourth place. On a softer choice tires, he subsequently softened to position dual and brought a 18 points for a Championship home in typical, autocratic style.
Jamie Green in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline achieved his initial lectern outcome as an Audi driver. The Briton done a good start though in a slight initial spin had to produce to a successive personality Farfus. After his second array stop he strike a lane again directly behind Rockenfeller and crossed a finish line in third place right behind a personality of a standings.
For a initial time in a points this deteriorate was Filipe Albuquerque, who in a Audi Financial Services RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg gathering a clever competition that he finished in fourth place. In fifth place, Timo Scheider in a AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM managed to measure his best outcome of a deteriorate as well. The two-time DTM Champion showed conspicuous overtaking maneuvers, battling his approach brazen from ninth on a grid to fifth and so into a tip ten.
Even some-more cars were overtaken by Mattias Ekström, who in his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM chose a opposite plan than many of a other drivers, primarily wise customary tires twice. Toward a race’s median a Swede switched to choice tires and subsequently recovered one position after another. Having started from grid position 13, Ekström so finished in seventh place.
Miguel Molina (Audi RS 5 DTM), Adrien Tambay (Audi ultra RS 5 DTM) and Edoardo Mortara (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM), who primarily had stopped during a start and forsaken to a final position in a field, in eighth, ninth and tenth place finished a considerable Audi performance.
Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport, was gratified accordingly, as he commented: “This was a plain group opening we’d been wishing for. All 8 Audi RS 5 DTM cars in a points – that’s never happened before. Obviously, we’d have favourite to have won a competition here as good but, some-more importantly, Mike Rockenfeller done another large step brazen in a Championship. He’s now got an advantage of 33 points and usually one opposition left. But there are 50 points nonetheless to be awarded. We’re going to continue to work with thoroughness in sequence to bind a title.”
In usually dual weeks from now, during Zandvoort (Netherlands), a subsequent competition will be on a agenda. There, Mike Rockenfeller could secure an early pretension win. In a manufacturers’ standings, Audi, after a clever outcome achieved during Oschersleben, has a measure of 267 points, trailing BMW (276) by usually 9 points and clearly ranking forward of Mercedes-Benz (237).
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