Marco Wittmann strikes back at the Moscow Raceway

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BMW Motorsport takes advantage of every opportunity and with a few pesos in compensation favorable to his BMW M4 DTM, the brand of Munich has not failed. Marco Wittmann has managed to win to regain the lead in the DTM, while the podium for Tom Blomqvist and Bruno Spengler joined the fourth of Augusto Farfus has allowed BMW to be placed as the leader of the constructors. Race against Miguel Molina without award and drama for Dani Juncadella after suffering a problem in the last curve and being overtaken by the entire platoon when I was in sixth position secured.

Marco Wittmann was asserting its pole to be placed in the first position in a departure that he was leaving patent that the BMW M4 DTM low ballast were a big rival to overcome. Tom Blomqvist escorted to his team-mate, although all his concern was focused on the mirrors as Robert Wickens was threatening his second position in the search to strengthen his lead of the DTM. Bruno Spengler and Dani Juncadella remained a step behind after overtaking in the first term to the Spanish rider at the canadian, who was soon back, you have the maneuver advantage the exclusion of Maxime Martin after the classification.

While the BMW and the Mercedes were interspersed in head, behind the Audi RS 5 DTM suffering from the effects of the weights of compensation. With the eight cars from Ingolstadt classified outside the top ten in qualifying, the start of the race it became almost torture for all of its pilots, included a Miguel Molina that he could not move from the fifteenth square. Jamie Green managed to make progress within the ‘team Audi’, although that is not serving him to be close to the area of points, closed by the German Maximilian Götz with his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Marco Wittmann played his trump card strategic being the first to enter
to pit
, logical step after getting a big lead at the front of
the race. A similar strategy followed Lucas Auer, Timo Scheider and Dani
Juncadella. Ahead and still without a complete change of wheels,
Edo Mortada, Mattias Ekström and Nico Müller managed to overtake
Maximilian Götz
, though that’s not paliaba the disappointment in the bosom of Audi
by the Drive Through received by Jamie Green after touching António Félix
Da Costa, a movement that was produced just after seeing as Edo
Mortara managed to overtake the Portuguese without problems.

With
all the riders with their pit stop mandatory completed and with
fifteen minutes ahead of the race, Bruno Spengler managed to sneak
on the podium after beating Wickens
. For his part, Augusto Farfus
managed to overtake Dani Juncadella in the first instance and to Robert
Wickens in second, to consolidate the quartet of BMW in head. To
from there, the situation is becoming a little chaotic for the
interests of Mercedes as Paul Di Resta got a Drive Through after
play Timo Glock
. Dani Juncadella and Lucas Auer were without DRS.

The
offensive of Audi came right at the end
. Nico Müller ahead of Lucas
Auer and also did the same with Dani Juncadella following the steps
Edo Mortara, placing both sixth and seventh. And that is the drama
for Juncadella was born on the last bend when his
Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM was nailed
so that it was overtaken by
the whole platoon to fall in the twelfth position, just a position
behind Miguel Molina in comeback widespread Audi
he managed to reach the points. Ahead of both of them were Adrien
Tambay, Mattias Ekström and Lucas Auer.

Classification second career DTM 2016 in Moscow

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Distance
1 Marco Wittmann BMW M4 DTM 1:02:03.216
2nd Tom Blomqvist BMW M4 DTM +4.123
3rd Bruno Spengler BMW M4 DTM +18.119
4th Augusto Farfus BMW M4 DTM +24.650
5th Robert Wickens Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM +38.818
6th Edoardo Mortara Audi RS 5 DTM +38.885
7th Nico Müller Audi RS 5 DTM +39.158
8th Adrien Tambay Audi RS 5 DTM +41.193
9th Mattias Ekström Audi RS 5 DTM +41.223
10th Lucas Auer Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM +42.138