The four-cylinder turbo engine of a Audi RS 5 DTM is a most fit and many absolute engine in a company’s DTM history. In a initial year of racing, Audi’s engineers extracted some-more than 610 horsepower from a power-plant with usually dual liters of displacement.
In terms of reliability, a new engine was now indication as well: Audi was a usually manufacturer to use no some-more than a allocated series of 1.5 engines per automobile and therefore did not humour any reduction of points in a manufacturers’ championship. At a finish of a season, Pietro Fittipaldi’s engine had a tip mileage of some-more than 5,000 kilometers.
Even before a finish of a season, Audi cumulative all 3 titles in a drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’ championships in 2019. As a result, a code scored a third triple DTM win after 2004 and 2017.
Audi won a manufacturers’ championship with a 582-point advantage – imprinting a largest one in DTM history. As a initial manufacturer ever, Audi scored some-more than 1,000 points (1,132) in one DTM season. In as many as 3 races in 2019, Audi netted a limit series of points in a manufacturers’ classification.
With twelve victories, twelve stick positions, twelve fastest laps, 40 of 54 probable lectern finishes and all 3 championship titles, a code achieved a most successful DTM deteriorate overallin a company’s history. In 1991, 2015 and 2016, Audi had won 10 races, respectively.
On 448 of 732 laps, an Audi RS 5 DTM was heading a margin in a 2019 season.
In 17 of a 18 races, during slightest one Audi motorist started from a front row.
On 6 of a now 8 DTM tracks, a Audi RS 5 DTM has hold a DTM path record since this season. The positively fastest path of a year, during an normal of 193.2 km/h, was set by René Rast in Sunday’s subordinate during Assen.
Top speed was also credited to a new Audi RS 5 DTM: during a Hockenheim deteriorate opener, Mike Rockenfeller was clocked during 291 km/h on a second path of Sunday’s race.
In Sunday’s competition during Brands Hatch, all 8 Audi RS 5 DTM started from the tip 8 spots on a grid.Eight cars from a same code had been seen in a DTM usually once before: in 2016, during Budapest, also from Audi.
In Sunday’s competition during a Nürburgring, Audi distinguished a seven-fold success – as a result, a code equalized a prior record (BMW/Zandvoort 2015).
In Saturday’s competition of a culmination during a Hockenheimring, a Audi RS 5 DTM, that has been fielded given 2013, scored a 50th victory.Witha stream lane record of 51 victories, a Audi RS 5 DTM is a many successful indication given a DTM’s reconstruction in 2000.