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Triple delight in a finale: Audi crowns the many successful DTM season

Twelve victories, twelve stick positions, twelve fastest laps, 40 of 54 probable lectern finishes: The Audi RS 5 DTM with a new two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine was a magnitude of all things in a 2019 DTM. In a manufacturers’ championship, Audi scored 1,132 points – some-more than twice as many as a evident opposition BMW. After René Rast had clinched a drivers’ pretension as early as in a third from final competition during a Nürburgring, Nico Müller, with a feat in a final race, cumulative a runner-up’s finish in a championship forward of Marco Wittmann in a BMW. In a teams’ championship, a 3 Audi Sport teams, Rosberg, Abt Sportsline and Phoenix, took a tip 3 spots.

“Everyone during Audi can be unapproachable of this well-developed season,” pronounced Member of Audi’s Management Board for Development Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, who supposed a prize for a manufacturers’ championship during Hockenheim. “This was Vorsprung durch Technik standard excellence, though also a illusory feat by a whole Audi squad.”

Audi’s CEO Bram Schot and Hildegard Wortmann, Member of a Management Board for Marketing and Sales, attended a DTM culmination as well, and during a garage of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, were gay to see Nico Müller measure his third feat this deteriorate and positions dual and 3 by Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast.

On a rain-wet track, Nico Müller from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was unbeatable on Sunday: from stick position, a Swiss gathering to feat in autocratic character in annoy of carrying mislaid some time during a array stop and quickly dropping behind René Rast. “There’s frequency anything improved than finishing a deteriorate with a victory,” pronounced Müller. “The runner-up’s mark in a championship is now sealed in, too. It was an superb season. Thank we to Audi and ABT for a good pursuit this year.”

Thanks to Mike Rockenfeller’s second place, Audi Sport Team Phoenix still bumped BMW Team RMG from a third mark in a teams’ championship in a final race. “It was intensely sleazy today,” pronounced “Rocky.” “Unfortunately, my second set of tires didn’t work well. But fighting behind from sixth on a grid to second place is positively okay.”

Following his feat a day before, René Rast achieved another lectern finish. On path one, a two-time DTM Champion catapulted himself from eighth on a grid to second position, and quickly led a competition thereafter before carrying to let Nico Müller and Mike Rockenfeller pass him. “Standing on a lectern and holding a champion’s prize in my hands was a really romantic moment,” pronounced Rast. “I was forgetful of racing in a DTM for a prolonged time. That I’ve now won a pretension for a second time is awesome. I’m happy for everybody who helped make my dream a existence – it’s an implausible feeling. Thank we to Team Rosberg, appreciate we to Audi!”