Following 202 race-free days, not usually DTM fans are simmering with fad before a deteriorate opener. “At Audi Sport, we’re vehement to see what effects a fine-tuning of a regulations will have as well,” says Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “The winter was long, though productive. We’re awaiting an intensely tighten field.”
In new months, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, together with a DMSB absolute classification and a series’ marketer, ITR, intensively worked on delivering even some-more sparkling races and movement to a DTM spectators. That is because Gass is awaiting an all a some-more severe deteriorate “in that we can’t means to remove steer of any fact or have a bad patch if we wish to win a title.” The pretension is Audi Sport’s designated aim.
With 10 victories in a sum of 18 races, a Audi RS 5 DTM was a automobile to be beaten final season. The total of a 4 rings during Hockenheim is considerable as well. Five victories in period were distinguished by Audi on a Grand Prix circuit in Baden-Wuerttemberg. In a 2015 finale, a code even achieved a one-two-three triumph. “Our aim is to collect adult where we left off final year in a likewise absolute way,” says Dieter Gass. “We prepared ourselves good and had 4 prolific exam days during Hockenheim in early April, among other things. But: everybody knows how tighten a foe is in a DTM. We’re usually going to see a relations strengths in subordinate on Saturday.”
That is a impulse Audi motorist Mattias Ekström is looking brazen to with fervent expectation as well. “Even after 15 DTM years, a initial subordinate event of a deteriorate is unequivocally special,” says a Swede who will be rebellious a double joining subsequent weekend. In further to a DTM, a two-time DTM Champion is going to contest in a turn of a FIA World Rallycross Championship that will be attracting additional fans to Hockenheim.