Paul Di Resta keeps the lead of the DTM in Austria


Red Bull Ring was land conquered by BMW. The track austrian witnessed the second weekend of competition in the DTM and in general terms of the absolute control of the firm of Munich. Marco Wittmann scored the pole position and victory in the first race, while Timo Glock got the win in Sunday’s race. The Audi RS 5 DTM were the main alternative force, although the proper role of Jamie Green, Mattias Ekström or Edo Mortara was not enough to overcome BMW, in the same way that also failed to unseat the leadership of the DTM Paul Di Resta.

What is certain is that Mercedes had a weekend very complicated in Austria and the riders of the mark were regularly the last positions of the two races. In fact, only Paul Di Resta managed to score points for the brand of Stuttgart. The ex-pilot of Formula 1 reached the seventh position for Saturday’s race, adding only six points attained by the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM at Red Bull Ring. Six units, however, have served to keep the lead by three points on the Italian Edo Mortara.

Timo Glock and Maxime Martin, with his victories have been placed third and fifth in the general, to six and eight points behind the leader of the general, representing the face of a currency in which the cross also goes for the Spanish riders. Miguel Molina and Dani Juncadella failed to score points in Austria and are in the lower part of the classification of the DTM. In fact, Molina with a single point occupying the nineteenth position, while Dani Juncadella is one of four pilots that has still not managed to score. Coincidentally, these four riders without points compete for Mercedes-AMG.