Following a glow of a group lorry after a competition during Zolder, a group from Neustadt an der Weinstraße had to digest another square of bad news. Jamie Green had to skip Misano due to an appendectomy and was transposed on brief notice by Pietro Fittipaldi. After eleventh place on Saturday, a grandson of two-time Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi on Sunday, in his initial assignment for an Audi bureau team, in fifth position scored a best outcome in his still immature DTM career. “The group did a illusory job,” pronounced Fittipaldi. “We done some changes overnight that worked well. It was an superb knowledge to competition for Audi Sport Team Rosberg and to be René Rast’s teammate for a whole weekend.”
The 2017 DTM Champion showed an considerable opening once again during Misano. The German cumulative stick position on both days, and so scored a sum of 6 additional points. On Saturday, he clinched stick position with only one set of tires.
Even so, Rast was not means to win possibly of a dual races. A probable feat on Saturday was prevented by a reserve automobile deployment. On Sunday, Rast mislaid a lead and a possibility of feat due to a puncture. “Afterwards, we wasn’t means to get a second set of tires to unequivocally work in traffic. Third place is good for a championship, though this wasn’t a best competition for me today,” pronounced Rast.