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BMW DTM teams prepared for a England turn during Brands Hatch.

Munich. The sixth turn of a 2019 DTM deteriorate takes a BMW
DTM teams to Great Britain. Race numbers eleven and twelve of the
deteriorate will be hold during Brands Hatch (GBR) this entrance weekend
(10th and 11th August). Like final year, the
DTM will contest on a longer Grand Prix chronicle of a legendary
lane usually outward London.


After 5 competition weekends, Marco Wittmann (GER) in third place overall
with 118 points is a best-ranked BMW motorist in a DTM driver
standings. Right behind him is Philipp Eng (AUT) with 111 points in
fourth place. In a 10 races hold to date, a new BMW M4 DTM with
turbo expostulate has bagged 5 wins. Wittmann has taken a tip mark on
a lectern 3 times, while Eng and Bruno Spengler (CAN) have each
won one race. On tip of this are a serve 5 podiums.


The report for Brands Hatch is some-more compress than during a other DTM
competition weekends: All of a movement on lane has been packaged into two
days. First on Saturday morning is a giveaway use session, followed
by subordinate and during 13:30 internal time (14:30 CEST), a initial of the
dual races. Sunday gets underway with a second subordinate session,
before a lights go out for a second competition during 13:30 internal time.


Quotes brazen of a DTM races during Brands Hatch.


Jens Marquardt (BMW Group Motorsport Director):

“Brands Hatch is a place with a prolonged story of motorsport, and we
are looking brazen to putting on an sparkling DTM uncover for the
eager English fans. The compressed report will no doubt be a
plea for everybody given there will usually be one giveaway practice
event for anticipating a good set-up for this lane before a first
subordinate session. However, we are assured that a teams and
drivers will conduct this with a new BMW M4 DTM with turbo drive. So
distant we have brought home a win and podiums during each competition weekend of
a deteriorate and we wish to enhance on that during Brands Hatch. The idea is
to be good positioned from a initial use event so that we can
collect adult as many points as possible.”


Stefan Reinhold (Team Principal BMW Team RMG):

“We are rarely encouraged going into a competition weekend during Brands Hatch.
Marco heads to Great Britain with a lot of movement after his strong
opening during Assen and Bruno and Timo also have a gait to be up
there during a front. We will use a giveaway use on Saturday morning
to prepared a drivers as good as probable for a subordinate sessions
and a races. We are prepared for a hurdles that wait us during Brands
Hatch, and have resolved to be adult there fighting for a front of the
grid once again.”


Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Drivers’
standings: 6th, 77 points):

“The good thing about Brands Hatch is that it always draws a really
large crowd. You feel a perfect motorsport story there as well. The
fans can see a good understanding of a racing movement in a infield.
However, it is unequivocally formidable to pass during Brands Hatch, though the
lane as such is a genuine challenge, and when we get a right set-up,
it is a lot of fun that is because we am looking brazen to Brands Hatch.”


Marco Wittmann (#11 Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG,
Drivers’ standings: 3rd, 118 points):

“After a Assen weekend, a movement is on a side. we was the
motorist who picked adult a many points there. we am looking brazen to
entrance to England. The blueprint of Brands Hatch has similarities with
Assen, utterly a quick turns that lead into a forest. But the
lane is most narrower, and it is substantially even some-more formidable to
pass there. I’m looking brazen to a weekend and a longer
Grand Prix lane that we have been regulating given final year. We are
anticipating to take a movement from Assen with us to Brands Hatch and to
be means to benefit some-more belligerent on a frontrunners there.”


Timo Glock (#16 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Drivers’ standings:
12th, 33 points):

“Last year during Brands Hatch we used a longer lane chronicle for the
initial time, and we are vehement to see how a new BMW M4 DTM performs
there this year. we unequivocally favourite a lane final year; it was a lot of
fun. We usually need to try and have dual consistently good races and I
wish that we will be means to collect adult a few points again there.”


Bart Mampaey (Team Principal BMW Team RBM):

“We are looking brazen to a good weekend, given Brands Hatch is a
genuine classic. Philipp and Joel like a prolonged Grand Prix version, and
a rookie Sheldon has already valid several times this deteriorate that
he fast gets to grips with marks he is unknown with. The
mixture for a successful weekend are there. The compress schedule
is a small unusual, and it is critical to use a giveaway use on
Saturday as effectively as probable to prepared for a qualifying
sessions and a races. We are prepared and will be targeting a podium
during Brands Hatch.”


Philipp Eng (#25 ZF BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Drivers’
standings: 4th, 111 points):

“I’m unequivocally looking brazen to a weekend. Brands Hatch is one of
a coolest marks on a calendar. It’s also good that we will be
regulating a Grand Prix lane there, like final year. The lane is a
challenge, and we have to give all in subordinate to get a good
lap. In a competition we will have to wait and see how it is with
overtaking, though we consider that subordinate will be a pivotal to success.”


Sheldon outpost der Linde (#31 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM,
Drivers’ standings: 13th, 26 points):

“I’ve never been to Brands Hatch before, so it’s another new track
for me though we consider I’ve dealt utterly good this year with new tracks. So
from that indicate of perspective we consider we are some-more than ready. We are also
scheming in a simulator with a group so let’s see how it will go.
In general, I’m looking brazen to a weekend.”


Joel Eriksson (#47 CATL BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM, Drivers’
standings: 10th, 43 points):

“Brands Hatch is a fun track. Last year, we was racing there for the
initial time and still had to learn a track. So my expectations are
for certain that we will do improved than final year. I’m unequivocally looking
brazen to it. It’s a cold circuit and it will be good to competition there
in a new BMW M4 DTM.”


Media Schedule (all times internal time).


Friday, 9th August

14:00-14:30, ITR press discussion with Bruno Spengler, Media Centre


Saturday, 10th August

15:30-15:40, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Centre


Sunday, 11th August

08:30-09:00, Media turn list with BMW Group Motorsport Director Jens

Marquardt, BMW Hospitality


15:30-15:40, Mixed Zone with all BMW drivers, Media Centre