Making good forecasts, Marco Wittmann has
won his second title in the DTM
after finishing fourth in the last race
of the year at Hockenheim. Despite the victory of Edo Mortara,
the German pilot
he has managed the race to perfection
, living during a large part of the
same escorted by four or five companions. Podium of Christian Vietoris and
Paul Di Resta in a race in which Miguel Molina and Dani Juncadella have
completed two good comebacks without prize. As a consolation prize,
note down the title of marks and also the equipment with the Team Abt
António Félix da Costa this time it was asserting its pole position and managed to keep first position ahead of Gary Paffett in the output. Marco Wittmann once again looked like Tom Blomqvist will not lash out at the exit, which was to ascend to the third position. To the extent possible, Edo Mortara followed the path marked by his rival for the title and climbed to the fifth position in the output. Behind, Dani Juncadella and Miguel Molina managed to gain several positions taking advantage of the chaos organized by Jamie Green and Nico Müller.
Edo Mortara was soon or one turn to overtake Tom Blomqvist in spite of the pressure exerted Maxime Martin behind, even though the battle is more intense, lived ahead of the Italian rider, every time that António Félix Da Costa and Gary Paffett exchanged several maneuvers to the limit in the fight for the first position, even touching on a couple of occasions. Undeterred, Marco Wittmann decided to wait until both pilots eat a bad decision, something that was soon to happen as Gary Paffett was trompear to António Félix Da Costa.
This situation would leave behind Paffett on the front of the race followed by the own Marco Wittmann, with Edo Mortara attached to the diffuser for the BMW M4 DTM from the German. However, the leadership of Gary Paffett barely lasted a lap, specifically the time it took the commissioners to impose a Drive Through for his touch with António Félix Da Costa. With the british out of the whole equation, Marco Wittmann and Edo Mortara remained first and second in a direct fight and soon served the Italian rider of Audi, needed to trim a good points. In spite of everything, Edo Mortara ahead of Wittmann to attempt an impossible.
Everything remained without changes until the start of the stops
pit, which at that time was playing in the charter of the variety are strategic.
drivers of Mercedes-AMG were on the general line of the first pass through the
, while Rockenfeller, Müller and Scheider in search of to get
revenues for Audi were the last to stop. All in all, Mortara returned to the track
as the leader of the race, followed by Christian Vietoris and Tom Blomqvist.
Di Resta was the third pilot that he lost the battle to Marco Wittmann in
, who faced the final part of the race from the fifth spot.
Tom Blomqvist made work of the team leaving to pass to Framework
after being overtaken by Paul Di Resta, thus avoiding any shock of
last time. The step of the last laps certified the result and present
Edo Mortara got the victory followed by Christian Vietoris and Paul
Marco Wittmann was taken up with its second crown in the DTM. Despite
the logical disappointment of losing the drivers title by four points, the
victory of Edo Mortara at least served to
Audi Sport was proclaimed
a champion for the brands and also carry the title of equipment
with the Team Abt
Classification second career DTM 2016 at Hockenheim II
|Position||Pilot||Vehicle||Time / Distance|
|1||Edoardo Mortara||Audi RS 5 DTM||1:02:52.131|
|2nd||Christian Vietoris||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+3.040|
|3rd||Paul Di Resta||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+4.294|
|4th||Marco Wittmann||BMW M4 DTM||+5.030|
|5th||Timo Glock||BMW M4 DTM||+6.103|
|6th||Maxime Martin||BMW M4 DTM||+8.947|
|7th||Tom Blomqvist||BMW M4 DTM||+13.857|
|8th||Jamie Green||Audi RS 5 DTM||+15.054|
|9th||Robert Wickens||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+16.012|
|10th||Martin Tomczyk||BMW M4 DTM||+21.313|