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Masterful DTM Champion: René Rast celebrates seventh feat this season

Under a eye of Audi’s Management Board Member for Development Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Rast achieved another ideal day on Saturday. On a rain-wet lane in a morning, he cumulative stick position for a eighth time this year. In a race, Rast immediately took a lead on a dry track. Following his array stop, he usually had to quickly let BMW motorist Marco Wittmann pass him before successfully tackling and bringing home feat in autocratic style. After channel a finish line, Rast vibrantly distinguished a 17th win in sum in his career with donuts and also flung his racing boots toward a assembly after a race.

“That was an superb race,” pronounced Rast. “In qualifying, a timing was perfect. Even yet we had dual cars in front of me on a final path we was means to bind stick position. In a race, Marco came really tighten to me during times. We had a good conflict for some laps though in a finish we was clearly faster and won a competition – a illusory feeling!”

Among a initial to honour him after a competition were group owner Keke Rosberg and his son, Nico. The dual Formula One World Champions were gay about a early win of a DTM teams’ championship, imprinting a second teams’ pretension for Audi Sport Team Rosberg after 2017.

Mike Rockenfeller from Audi Sport Team Phoenix in third position finished another double-podium for Audi. “It was a good competition though we was struggling a small with my tires and wasn’t means to utterly keep gait with René and Marco,” pronounced “Rocky.”

With Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in fourth position and Rockenfeller’s teammate Loïc Duval in fifth, a sum of 4 Audi drivers finished Saturday’s competition in a tip five.