Audi started the weekend with a big advantage
in the ballasts of compensation and the firm from Ingolstadt has done to the
perfection. Edo Mortara has signed the pole position and victory at the Hungaroring to
trim your disadvantage with Marco Wittmann to the fourteen points, any time
the driver of BMW has only been able to be seventh, just behind six of
the eight Audi RS 5 DTM. This superiority of Audi has allowed Jamie Green
finishing second and rush through their choices of title, while Miguel Molina has
managed to reach the podium with his third place.
With the eight Audi RS 5 DTM placed in the first four rows of grill, Edo Mortara and Jamie Green had no problem in supporting its first and second position, just ahead of Miguel Molina, third place on the grid and after the first curve. Much more eventful was the output from the eighth position, any time that Marco Wittmann managed to win up to three seats, two for themselves and one for the top of Mattias Ekström and one of the drivers of BMW, a circumstance that also took advantage of Dani Juncadella to climb several places
once they were stabilised positions after the first two laps, the first race of the DTM at the Hungaroring it became a procession dedicated to the Audi RS 5 DTM, since no one dared to threaten the top six positions of the pilots of the firm of Ingolstadt, something curious because the same thing happened in the Blancpain GT Series with the Audi R8 LMS. Be that as it may, far from the zone of points, Augusto Farfus and Paul Di Resta were the only ones that put a mordant to the race, while Farfus and in the second instance Lucas Auer advanced to the champion of the DTM 2010.
While Paul Di Resta was the subject of new overtaking, in this case on the part of António Félix Da Costa and Gary Paffett, touch by with the driver of a BMW that eventually made him abandon the race reached the equator without changes between the pilots of the ‘top ten’, but with animated struggles in the rear. Lucas Auer managed to overtake Augusto Farfus for the sixteenth position before tackling the final stretch of an event that, from the start-you guessed totally controlled by the drivers of Audi Sport.
, And so is writing the screenplay to the checkered flag. After 40 minutes of the race, Edo Mortara claimed his letter victory of the season. Second crossed the finish line Jamie Green to get again in the fight for the title, while Miguel Molina managed to finish third and take advantage of a career placid to add a new podium to his palmares. Rockenfeller, Müller, Tambay completed the 1-2-3-4-5-6 Audi, , leaving Marco Wittmann in seventh position. The area of points was completed by Felix Rosenqvist, Timo Scheider and Robert Wickens. Dani Juncadella remained at the door of the points in eleventh position.
With this result, Marco Wittmann reduced his advantage over Edo Mortara up to 14 points in a move perfect Audi that used to perfection the less ballast of the Audi RS 5 DTM. With 176 units for the pilot of BMW and 162 to the Audi in third position in the overall standing’s Jamie Green with 137 points. A step behind and possibly out of the whole fight, Robert Wickens remains in 121 units after adding a single point the result of his tenth place on the path located in Budapest.
Classification first career DTM 2016 at the Hungaroring
|Position||Pilot||Vehicle||Time / Distance|
|1||Edoardo Mortara||Audi RS 5 DTM||42:20.736|
|2nd||Jamie Green||Audi RS 5 DTM||+1.090|
|3rd||Miguel Molina||Audi RS 5 DTM||+9.240|
|4th||Mike Rockenfeller||Audi RS 5 DTM||+10.602|
|5th||Nico Müller||Audi RS 5 DTM||+11.535|
|6th||Adrien Tambay||Audi RS 5 DTM||+21.045|
|7th||Marco Wittmann||BMW M4 DTM||+23.177|
|8th||Felix Rosenqvist||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+24.729|
|9th||Timo Scheider||Audi RS 5 DTM||+25.754|
|10th||Robert Wickens||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+26.916|