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London Calling: Audi drivers hearten about a DTM during Brands Hatch

After several visits to a Indy Circuit that is not quite renouned with a DTM drivers, a DTM, given final year, has been racing on a 3.916-kilometer Grand Prix Circuit that used to be venue of a British Formula One Grand Prix. “The lane is an comprehensive prominence for a DTM,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “After a extensive premiere final year, we ask yourself because we haven’t always raced there.”

The famous lane sections such as Paddock Hill, Druids, Hawthorn, Dingle Dell and Clearways do not leave a Audi drivers cold either. “It’s cold that with a DTM we expostulate a same turns as Niki Lauda and James Hunt did 40 years ago or Nigel Mansell later,” says Jamie Green. “Those were my childhood heroes. Brands Hatch is a place with a good history.”

“I’m unequivocally many looking brazen to a dual races,” says personality of a standings René Rast, who with a third and a fourth place was a best Audi motorist during Brands Hatch final year. “Brands Hatch is a genuine men’s track. There are many quick turns and roughly no run-off areas. That means each mistake is punished immediately and we always have to be intensely focused. Arguably, everybody in motorsport knows a initial spin – Paddock Hill. That’s a dilemma with impression and a history.”

“With a new turbo cars, a lane will be an even larger challenge,” says Mike Rockenfeller, who in 2013 won during Brands Hatch on a brief Indy Circuit with a length of only underneath dual kilometers and was on a tip of a lectern many recently during Assen as well. “With a energy we now have it’ll be even some-more fun. The lane is unequivocally good and has a few bravery corners. In dry conditions, a tires will again play a essential part.”

“It’ll unequivocally demeanour fantastic when we fly by a timberland with a turbo beasts and strech unequivocally high speeds,” says Nico Müller, a runner-up in a standings. “I had a event to learn this unequivocally cold old-school competition lane final year during a DTM weekend. The lane is unequivocally good fun. I’m intensely looking brazen to it – and also to a unequivocally ardent English fans.”

His teammate, Robin Frijns, says: “It’s good that we competition on normal marks like Zolder and Brands Hatch with a DTM. With a new Audi RS 5 DTM and a some-more absolute turbo engines, each competition lane is good – even Zolder with a 90-degree turns. Brands Hatch is one of those mythological circuits that Formula One used to competition on. There are many formidable turns. One mistake and we finish adult in a wall. That’s how it has to be!”