Domain of BMW and Marco Wittmann on Red Bull Ring


the first race of The DTM in Austria has only had a
, or better said, the three colors that are associated to BMW Motorsport. The
German firm has been the great dominating, relegating Audi and Mercedes to a
background. With five BMW M4 DTM among the first six,
Marco Wittmann has
got the win at Red Bull Ring
, getting his first win since
Zandvoort 2015. In second position entered Tom Blomqvist, while
Mortara has finished third
. Career disastrous for the Spanish riders. Dani
Juncadella leaves after a touch and Miguel Molina finished nineteenth.

BMW was the team to beat with the pole position for Marco Wittmann as a reference, although the weights of compensation applied after the classification made at the BMW M4 DTM in the car more heavy. However, that does not preclude the first position to stay in the heart of the brand of Munich in the output. Marco Wittmann was asserting its pole at a clean start to stay ahead of Tom Blomqvist and Edoardo Mortara. From behind, Miguel Molina managed to gain five positions, while Dani Juncadella fell to the bottom of the group after having a bad start.

The bad start of Dani Juncadella ended in a premature exit, every time that the Spanish driver had to stop his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM by dragging a problem in the front left wheel after suffering a touch with a Christian Vietoris who also stayed out of the race. This fact provoked a yellow flag that did not prevent Martin Tomczyk overtake Adrien Tambay in his particular struggle for the fifth position, which led to BMW to have four cars among the top five. For his part, Miguel Molina earned a position extra to overtake his teammate Mike Rockenfeller.


on The contrary, Martin Tomczyk, the Portuguese António Felix Da Costa yes, he could prevail in the area of the yellow flag, which condemned to having to make a Drive Through and losing the seventh position that held at that time. The leader Paul Di Resta inherited this position with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, although this was a setback less for a BMW than with the collapse in the pace of Adrien Tambay managed to cram five BMW M4 DTM between the first six, Mortara the only one who was holding the pace on a track that always has been given especially well.

The race could be twisted even more for the interests of the spaniards, the whole time Miguel Molina was played with Maximilian Götz in the first instance and a return after suffering a departure track, that made him falling to the nineteenth position in a race that did not suffer changes in the final straight. With the possibilities of stabilized despite competing in short distances, the minutes are descontaban until the end. Marco Wittmann was with the checkered flag to score the first victory of BMW in this season. The podium as they finished Tom Blomqvist and Edo Mortara.

Timo Glock is down to the fourth position, followed by his teammate Martin Tomczyk. Sixth was Maxime Martin with another of the BMW, while Paul Di Resta finished in seventh position, as the best driver of Mercedes-AMG. Adrien Tambay finally had to settle with eighth position in a career of more to less, but added some important points to bear behind itself both Augusto Farfus as Nico Müller. For his part, Miguel Molina was the nineteenth position after the mistake and is caught behind Gary Paffett in the final stretch of the race

Classification first career DTM 2016 at Red Bull Ring

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Distance
1 Marco Wittmann BMW M4 DTM 42:10.795
2nd Tom Blomqvist BMW M4 DTM +0.726
3rd Edoardo Mortara Audi RS 5 DTM +1.251
4th Timo Glock BMW M4 DTM +5.566
5th Martin Tomczyk BMW M4 DTM +6.222
6th Maxime Martin BMW M4 DTM +10.712
7th Paul Di Resta Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM +12.182
8th Adrien Tambay Audi RS 5 DTM +12.736
9th Augusto Farfus BMW M4 DTM +15.146
10th Nico Müller Audi RS 5 DTM +15.750