Marco Wittmann made the best of damp, but drying conditions at Brands Hatch this morning to claim his fourth DTM pole position of 2019. The twice-champion jumped to the top of the standings late in a disrupted session, heading Audi’s Rene Rast and Loïc Duval. Before drying out, Jake Dennis led the standings for a … Continue reading DTM: Wittmann takes Brands Saturday pole”
The TT Circuit Assen is a new one for me. Known primarily as a motorcycle track, one is met by a large sign on the way to the paddock declaring Assen to the be Cathedral of Speed. It is a warranted designation. On a motorbike at full pelt, I can imagine that this is might be something of a daunting venue, but for DTM and its catalogue of high downforce, high speed – in comparison to Moto GP – tanks, the circuit is somewhat less daunting, but still challenging.
Philipp Eng heads an all-BMW front row for today’s second DTM race at Hockenheim, ahead of Marco Wittmann and Audi’s Robin Frijns. On a dry, sunny – but cold day, the team RMR driver headed yesterday’s race winner Wittmann with a late run that capitalised on improving track conditions, to earn pole by four tenths. … Continue reading “DTM: Eng takes pole for Hockenheim Race 2″
Marci Wittmann claimed the first pole position of DTM’s new Class One era this morning at a wet and windy Hockenheimring. The double champion spent much of the twenty-minute session at or near the top of the standings in his BMW M4, threatened only by the Audi of Mike Rockenfeller in his RS5. R-Motorsport made … Continue reading “DTM: Wittmann takes first pole of DTM’s Class One era”
Dani Juncadella secured his 2nd DTM pole position of the 2018 season with a stellar late effort to dislodge Lucas Auer to ensure an all-Mercedes front row at Brands Hatch. Reigning champion Rene Rast took 3rd on the grid in his Audi R5 DTM, while Philip Eng placed his BMW 4th bringing all three manufacturers … Continue reading “DTM: Juncadella secures Brands Race 1 Pole”
Audi Team Abt Sportsline driver Miguel Molina has been demoted to the back of the grid for today’s DTM race at the Hockenheimring.
Adrien Tambay secured his first DTM pole position today in his Audi Team Abt machine.