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Wittmann celebrates third DTM win of a deteriorate in a Assen sleet – a sum of 4 BMW drivers in a points.

Assen. Difficult conditions, glorious result: Marco Wittmann
(GER) has triumphed in a ninth competition of a 2019 DTM deteriorate for BMW
during Assen (NED). At a mythological ‘TT Circuit’, a BMW Team RMG
motorist in a Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM distinguished his third win of the
season, from hang position. Philipp Eng (AUT, ZF BMW M4 DTM), Timo
Glock (GER, JiVS BMW M4 DTM) and Sheldon outpost der Linde (RSA, Shell
BMW M4 DTM) also reached a points, finishing in fourth, fifth and
tenth places. Outside a tip ten, Bruno Spengler (CAN, BMW Bank M4
DTM) and Joel Eriksson (SWE, CATL BMW M4 DTM) crossed a line in
15th and 16th positions.


 
The foresee sleet arrived only as a cars were backing up
on a grid. Every use eventuality adult to that indicate had taken place
in a dry, so a continue conditions meant competition control determining to
start a competition behind a reserve car. The ninth competition of a deteriorate was
finally given a immature light after 3 laps, nonetheless a reserve car
reappeared only one path after after an Aston Martin had retired. At
a conduct of a field, Wittmann remained ease and in control. His
overtaking stratagem opposite Nico Müller (SUI, Audi) only before the
finish valid decisive. Müller had rejoined only brazen of a BMW driver
after his array stop, nonetheless Wittmann was means to make his move
stick.
 
This was a 86th DTM win for BMW, and a fifth of
a 2019 season. Wittmann distinguished his 14th delight in 103 races and
changed into a tip 10 of a all-time DTM winners’ list. He is now in
ninth place in a standings, together with Johnny Cecotto (VEN) and
Alessandro Nannini (ITA). This was a 20th DTM win for BMW Team
RMG.
 
Eng now has 111 points underneath his belt and is still
a best-placed BMW driver, remaining third in a drivers’ standings,
while Wittmann has changed adult to fourth position (100). BMW scored 51
points in a manufacturers’ standings and ranks second with 388
points, behind Audi (508).
 
Reactions to a ninth DTM competition of a 2019 deteriorate during Assen.

 
Rudolf Dittrich (General Manager BMW Motorsport Vehicle Development):

“From A to Z, that was a illusory competition here during Assen.
Congratulations to Marco Wittmann and BMW Team RMG on a fantastic
subordinate opening and competition victory. Despite a difficult
conditions, Marco showed his genuine category during a front and was in
control during each proviso of a competition with a unblemished performance
and glorious pace. That was an critical win for him. Of course,
a sleet only before a start of a competition supposing copiousness of extra
action. we am happy that we managed to measure points with 4 drivers.
Philipp Eng is still in a heading organisation in a DTM and Timo Glock
once again achieved with considerable gait after a few formidable races
to record a good result. We have had a illusory competition weekend here so
far, starting on Thursday with a smashing fan event. The circuit
itself valid to be intensely engaging – for fans and drivers
alike. In dry conditions, a cars competition by a fastest spin at
over 260 km/h, with parallel acceleration of some-more than 3g. That is
impressive. The fanciful conditions also did zero to moderate the
unrestrained of a vast crowds. We are now looking brazen to Sunday –
hopefully with a identical outcome to today.”
 
Bart Mampaey (BMW Team RBM Team Principal):

“It was a really soppy race. And of course, we had no knowledge of
these conditions here during Assen, that incited it into something of a
lottery. Congratulations to BMW and Marco Wittmann on a excellent
performance. The competition went good for Philipp Eng; relocating adult from ninth
to fourth is a good result. He had decent gait and gathering an excellent
race. It is good that we managed to measure another indicate with Sheldon
outpost der Linde. We will have to analyse accurately what a problem was
with Joel Eriksson’s automobile nonetheless we am certain that we will be means to push
him on again tomorrow. Now we are looking brazen to tomorrow.”

Philipp Eng (#25 ZF BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Grid: 9th, Race:
4th, Drivers’ standings: 3rd, 111 points):


“It was intensely soppy during a start and there was a lot of water
on a track. It did dry out really fast though. My automobile was good; I
only mislaid a bit too most time during a start and that meant we was not
means to conflict a podium. But those are critical points and there is
a prolonged approach to go nonetheless in a championship.”
 
Joel Eriksson (#47 CATL BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM, Grid: 10th,
Race: 16th, Drivers’ standings: 10th, 43 points):


“We had a few problems with a automobile during a race. We will
have to take a closer demeanour during that. We didn’t have a right pace
today. But we could see that a other BMW drivers were right on the
pace. That is a spark of wish for me and we will try to go behind on
a conflict tomorrow.”
 
Sheldon outpost der Linde (#31 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM,
Grid: 7th, Race: 10th, Drivers’ standings: 12th, 26 points):


“I got by a initial few turns after a start flattering well,
nonetheless afterwards we felt hit during a behind and spun around. Luck was not on
a side. we consider we had a speed and now we only need a bit more
luck. In general, a year is going good for me.”
 
Stefan Reinhold (BMW Team RMG Team Principal):

“When we take a continue conditions into account, that is a
illusory result. The group did a good pursuit in subordinate this morning.
Bruno Spengler was a bit unlucky. In my opinion, a drive-through
chastisement was not wholly justified. Timo Glock is behind where he
belongs. Marco Wittmann delivered another dictatorial performance. The
whole organisation deserves good credit for some glorious array stops and a top
strategy. All in all, it was a good day and we are now doubly
encouraged for tomorrow.”
 
Marco Wittmann (#11 Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Grid:
1st, Race: 1st, Drivers’ standings: 4th, 100 points):


“Coming behind like this to explain hang position and a win after
a formidable competition weekend during a Norisring is only magnificent. The
conditions were anything nonetheless easy. We had copiousness of doubt marks
about how a set-up and a automobile would work in a soppy nonetheless everything
went only fine. The dual Audis put me underneath vigour from time to time
nonetheless we was means to build adult a gentle lead by a end. This victory
is only great.”

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Grid: 8th,
Race: 15th, Drivers’ standings: 5th, 77 points):


“Congratulations to Marco Wittmann and a group on this
shining win, a second in a quarrel for a BMW Team RMG. That is
brilliant, and everybody did a good pursuit once again. My conditions was a
bit unfortunate. we done light hit with Sheldon outpost der Linde in
spin five. we afterwards perceived a drive-through penalty, that we consider was
a bit oppressive as we was on a inside and we couldn’t do really much. we did
only hold him though, spinning him around, and we am really contemptible about
that. It was a shame, nonetheless tomorrow is a new day.”
 
Timo Glock (#16 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Grid: 5th, Race:
5th, Drivers’ standings: 11th, 33 points):


“It was a good race. Our gait was very, really good. It was a
contrition that we finished adult in a sand trap nonetheless there was not a lot I
could do as a back wheels only locked. However, during a finish we showed
that a speed was really good. This authorised us to pierce adult to fifth.”
 

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Wittmann celebrates third DTM win of a deteriorate in a Assen sleet – a sum of 4 BMW drivers in a points.

Assen. Difficult conditions, glorious result: Marco Wittmann
(GER) has triumphed in a ninth competition of a 2019 DTM deteriorate for BMW
during Assen (NED). At a mythological ‘TT Circuit’, a BMW Team RMG
motorist in a Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM distinguished his third win of the
season, from hang position. Philipp Eng (AUT, ZF BMW M4 DTM), Timo
Glock (GER, JiVS BMW M4 DTM) and Sheldon outpost der Linde (RSA, Shell
BMW M4 DTM) also reached a points, finishing in fourth, fifth and
tenth places. Outside a tip ten, Bruno Spengler (CAN, BMW Bank M4
DTM) and Joel Eriksson (SWE, CATL BMW M4 DTM) crossed a line in
15th and 16th positions.


 
The foresee sleet arrived only as a cars were backing up
on a grid. Every use eventuality adult to that indicate had taken place
in a dry, so a continue conditions meant competition control determining to
start a competition behind a reserve car. The ninth competition of a deteriorate was
finally given a immature light after 3 laps, nonetheless a reserve car
reappeared only one path after after an Aston Martin had retired. At
a conduct of a field, Wittmann remained ease and in control. His
overtaking stratagem opposite Nico Müller (SUI, Audi) only before the
finish valid decisive. Müller had rejoined only brazen of a BMW driver
after his array stop, nonetheless Wittmann was means to make his move
stick.
 
This was a 86th DTM win for BMW, and a fifth of
a 2019 season. Wittmann distinguished his 14th delight in 103 races and
changed into a tip 10 of a all-time DTM winners’ list. He is now in
ninth place in a standings, together with Johnny Cecotto (VEN) and
Alessandro Nannini (ITA). This was a 20th DTM win for BMW Team
RMG.
 
Eng now has 111 points underneath his belt and is still
a best-placed BMW driver, remaining third in a drivers’ standings,
while Wittmann has changed adult to fourth position (100). BMW scored 51
points in a manufacturers’ standings and ranks second with 388
points, behind Audi (508).
 
Reactions to a ninth DTM competition of a 2019 deteriorate during Assen.

 
Rudolf Dittrich (General Manager BMW Motorsport Vehicle Development):

“From A to Z, that was a illusory competition here during Assen.
Congratulations to Marco Wittmann and BMW Team RMG on a fantastic
subordinate opening and competition victory. Despite a difficult
conditions, Marco showed his genuine category during a front and was in
control during each proviso of a competition with a unblemished performance
and glorious pace. That was an critical win for him. Of course,
a sleet only before a start of a competition supposing copiousness of extra
action. we am happy that we managed to measure points with 4 drivers.
Philipp Eng is still in a heading organisation in a DTM and Timo Glock
once again achieved with considerable gait after a few formidable races
to record a good result. We have had a illusory competition weekend here so
far, starting on Thursday with a smashing fan event. The circuit
itself valid to be intensely engaging – for fans and drivers
alike. In dry conditions, a cars competition by a fastest spin at
over 260 km/h, with parallel acceleration of some-more than 3g. That is
impressive. The fanciful conditions also did zero to moderate the
unrestrained of a vast crowds. We are now looking brazen to Sunday –
hopefully with a identical outcome to today.”
 
Bart Mampaey (BMW Team RBM Team Principal):

“It was a really soppy race. And of course, we had no knowledge of
these conditions here during Assen, that incited it into something of a
lottery. Congratulations to BMW and Marco Wittmann on a excellent
performance. The competition went good for Philipp Eng; relocating adult from ninth
to fourth is a good result. He had decent gait and gathering an excellent
race. It is good that we managed to measure another indicate with Sheldon
outpost der Linde. We will have to analyse accurately what a problem was
with Joel Eriksson’s automobile nonetheless we am certain that we will be means to push
him on again tomorrow. Now we are looking brazen to tomorrow.”

Philipp Eng (#25 ZF BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Grid: 9th, Race:
4th, Drivers’ standings: 3rd, 111 points):


“It was intensely soppy during a start and there was a lot of water
on a track. It did dry out really fast though. My automobile was good; I
only mislaid a bit too most time during a start and that meant we was not
means to conflict a podium. But those are critical points and there is
a prolonged approach to go nonetheless in a championship.”
 
Joel Eriksson (#47 CATL BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM, Grid: 10th,
Race: 16th, Drivers’ standings: 10th, 43 points):


“We had a few problems with a automobile during a race. We will
have to take a closer demeanour during that. We didn’t have a right pace
today. But we could see that a other BMW drivers were right on the
pace. That is a spark of wish for me and we will try to go behind on
a conflict tomorrow.”
 
Sheldon outpost der Linde (#31 Shell BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RBM,
Grid: 7th, Race: 10th, Drivers’ standings: 12th, 26 points):


“I got by a initial few turns after a start flattering well,
nonetheless afterwards we felt hit during a behind and spun around. Luck was not on
a side. we consider we had a speed and now we only need a bit more
luck. In general, a year is going good for me.”
 
Stefan Reinhold (BMW Team RMG Team Principal):

“When we take a continue conditions into account, that is a
illusory result. The group did a good pursuit in subordinate this morning.
Bruno Spengler was a bit unlucky. In my opinion, a drive-through
chastisement was not wholly justified. Timo Glock is behind where he
belongs. Marco Wittmann delivered another dictatorial performance. The
whole organisation deserves good credit for some glorious array stops and a top
strategy. All in all, it was a good day and we are now doubly
encouraged for tomorrow.”
 
Marco Wittmann (#11 Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Grid:
1st, Race: 1st, Drivers’ standings: 4th, 100 points):


“Coming behind like this to explain hang position and a win after
a formidable competition weekend during a Norisring is only magnificent. The
conditions were anything nonetheless easy. We had copiousness of doubt marks
about how a set-up and a automobile would work in a soppy nonetheless everything
went only fine. The dual Audis put me underneath vigour from time to time
nonetheless we was means to build adult a gentle lead by a end. This victory
is only great.”

Bruno Spengler (#7 BMW Bank M4 DTM, BMW Team RMG, Grid: 8th,
Race: 15th, Drivers’ standings: 5th, 77 points):


“Congratulations to Marco Wittmann and a group on this
shining win, a second in a quarrel for a BMW Team RMG. That is
brilliant, and everybody did a good pursuit once again. My conditions was a
bit unfortunate. we done light hit with Sheldon outpost der Linde in
spin five. we afterwards perceived a drive-through penalty, that we consider was
a bit oppressive as we was on a inside and we couldn’t do really much. we did
only hold him though, spinning him around, and we am really contemptible about
that. It was a shame, nonetheless tomorrow is a new day.”
 
Timo Glock (#16 BMW M4 DTM, BMW Team RMR, Grid: 5th, Race:
5th, Drivers’ standings: 11th, 33 points):


“It was a good race. Our gait was very, really good. It was a
contrition that we finished adult in a sand trap nonetheless there was not a lot I
could do as a back wheels only locked. However, during a finish we showed
that a speed was really good. This authorised us to pierce adult to fifth.”