Many are the drivers, teams and fans that marked in red on the calendar the appointment at Norisring. The fourth round qualifying of the DTM is without a doubt the most iconic of the season with the permission of the end party in Hockenheim and that essence of appointment special note in the air. Perhaps for this reason and after three weeks without competition, Audi, BMW and Mercedes come with renovated forces to compete in an urban layout that breaks the schemes that you may have in relation to this type of tracks. Norisring is a very special Norisring is unique and everyone wants to win there.
Norisring is a layout of the city, located on the outskirts of the city of Nuremberg it has a 2.3 kilometers in length. Although the official plans speak of a total of eight curves, what is certain is that in practical terms Norisring has only three curves. It is hard to imagine any track with three angle and yet that is one of the special conditions of this path. Rush each a millimeter in braking for Grundig Kehre and Dutzendteich Kehre, as well as completing the perfect line in the eses of Schöller is the key to find the times.
After a weekend of contrasts at Lausitzring, with the victory of Miguel Molina including, the DTM arrives at Norisring really tight. Up to eight riders move at a margin of 20 points, although the reference of the competition is Robert Wickens. The pilot of the Mercedes-AMG has managed to make the podium in their natural habitat, achieving achieve positions of privilege in three of the four races in which he has scored, although do not know the victory. Three points behind him stood his chief rival, a Marco Wittmann that has won a race and has not returned to step on the podium. Pure contrast.
from there, Audi. Mattias Ekström, Jamie Green and Edoardo Mortara
are the pursuers of the two pilots that are in the head, leaving
clear that the Audi RS 5 DTM is a car ready to be able to get
victories at any circuit. there is more to look at Miguel Molina.
The pilot of Lloret de Mar got its second win in the DTM in
Lausitzring and although it only adds 26 points, is a candidate to plant
battle. For his part, Dani Juncadella expects to be able to end their bad
streak after having a weekend to forget in Lausitzring and be one
of the three pilots -all Mercedes – no points.
circuit city as the Norisring, with a few angles and where the balance of
weights may not be as important as at other tracks, the weights of
compensation may have a less important role in other tests
calendar. Each gram in the car and every millimeter in a hurry on the track
also. In this aspect, the BMW M4 DTM will start the weekend as
the car heavier (1.122,5 kg), while Audi and Mercedes-AMG
will have a small advantage in the early stages in Norisring. The
Audi RS 5 DTM will have a starting weight of 1,120 pounds, and the Mercedes-AMG C
63 DTM started at 1.115 kilos.
Times of the DTM 2016 at Norisring
|Day / Time||Session||Duration|
|Friday 24/06 – 17:00h||Free Practice 1||30′|
|Saturday 25/06 – 09:15pm||Free Practice 2||30′|
|Saturday 25/06 – 11:05h||Classification (Race 1)||20′|
|Saturday 25/06 – 13:28h||Race 1||40′ + 1 lap|
|Sunday 26/06 – 09:00 pm||Free Practice 3||30′|
|Sunday 26/06 – 10:50h||Classification||20′|
|Sunday 26/06 – 14:13h||Race 2||60′ + 1 lap|