Vallelunga. BMW M Motorsport’s preparations for a 2020 DTM
deteriorate are in full swing. This week, a BMW M4 DTM returned to the
lane during a three-test exam during Vallelunga, Italy. In movement were
drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and Timo Glock (GER), who finished an
complete programme of contrast from Wednesday to Friday.
Predominantly balmy continue done for scarcely consistently good
conditions over a 3 days during a racetrack to a north of Rome.
This authorised BMW M Motorsport to work by all a exam points
scheduled with a mutated BMW M4 DTM. Different technical ideas for
a entrance deteriorate were evaluated in a series of brief and prolonged runs.
In total, Eng and Glock finished 460 laps – that is 1,851 kilometres
Joining them in Italy were a dual newcomers to a BMW works squad
for a 2020 DTM, Lucas Auer (AUT) and Jonathan Aberdein (RSA). They
used a exam days to get to know a group and processes during BMW M
Motorsport. The subsequent exam is scheduled for 16th to 18th Mar during Monza
(ITA). All a BMW DTM drivers will be in movement during this central ITR
test. The opening turn of a deteriorate takes place during Zolder (BEL) from
24th to 26th April.
Quotes on a DTM exam during Vallelunga.
Philipp Eng: “We are unequivocally happy with a test. It was
good to feel how most certain appetite there is in a team, and to
see how most tough work has been put in over a winter. Everyone is
entirely motivated. As a driver, that gives me an intensely good feeling.
Out on a track, we reliable that we have been means to implement
all we resolved to do. The automobile is unequivocally unequivocally easy to drive. We
have taken a serve step brazen and we am now looking brazen to the
subsequent exam in Monza.”
Timo Glock: “It was unequivocally good to be behind in a car
after a prolonged break. When we arrived in a paddock on a first
morning, we realised that this is my 20th year in engine racing, if I
concede a karting years. And we still have butterflies in my stomach
when we travel by a paddock, and demeanour brazen to removing behind
a circle of a racing car. we had a large grin on my face for a first
few laps. we unequivocally enjoyed it. The automobile felt good and we were means to
work by some of a points on a list. It was a certain test
and we contingency now make certain we arrange all else out in Monza and
continue to ready good for a season.”
Lucas Auer: “It was a unequivocally engaging exam for me. I
have seen all a processes during BMW, got to know everybody in a team,
and apparently also watched what Philipp and Timo were adult to on the
track. we am now unequivocally vehement about Monza, where we will be during a wheel
of a BMW M4 DTM myself.”
Jonathan Aberdein: “It has been good to be at
Vallelunga scheming for a 2020 DTM season. My purpose during this exam was
to spectate, to get to know a group and to learn how all is
handling and running. It has been profitable for me to accumulate this
information. Now we can’t wait to get behind a circle of a BMW M4
DTM myself during a subsequent exam during Monza.”