Timo Glock closes the doublet of BMW at Red Bull Ring


perfect weekend for BMW Motorsport in the appointment of the DTM
in Austria
. After the victory, coupled with the short sleeve of the sabbath by Marco Wittmann, the German Timo Glock has won the Sunday race in Network
Bull Ring
. The podium have completed Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green to Audi,
in a race in which Mercedes has been relegated to the past
positions. All in all,
Dani Juncadella has been the best driver Mercedes
finish twelfth, while
Miguel Molina has not found the
award the points
in the path of the austrian.

Jamie Green managed to maintain his pole position in the output despite the attacks of António Félix Da Costa, who paid dearly for their attempts to overtake the leader of the race and was overtaken by Timo Glock at turn 3 of the path. Edo Mortara for his part earned a position to be placed fourth, just ahead of Maxime Martin and Augusto Farfus. The output was also positive for the Spanish riders as Dani Juncadella climbed up to the post fourteenth as the best pilot Mercedes, while Miguel Molina managed to ascend to a square and be eighteenth.

however, this order lasted just two laps. Timo Glock overtook Jamie Green taking advantage of the DRS, almost on par with Nico Müller was out of the race after suffering a departure track to be beaten by Robert Wickens. The issue of the Audi driver was causing the output of the Safety Car, and also a Drive Through for Wickens to cause the collision. While Glock got great revenue from the management of the Safety Car gaining an advantage compared to its rivals, your mate António Félix Da Costa lost three positions of hit, being exceeded by Mortara, Farfus and Martin.


Miguel Molina was one of the first drivers to change tyres, although in less than ten minutes almost all of the grill of the DTM populating your step-by-pit. In fact, only Mattias Ekström and Adrien Tambay delaying his stop, while Glock, Green, Mortara and Martin stopped with one lap difference. This variety of strategic changes occurred, and once that all went through the pitlane Timo Glock maintained its first-place virtual ahead of Jamie Green and Edo Mortara. On the contrary, António Félix Da Costa managed to overtake Augusto Farfus of his good pit stop.

from this moment, the race drew it as a great duel between Audi and BMW, every time that the eight Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM occupied eight of the last nine positions despite having the lowest weight for the burdens of compensation. In this aspect, while Dani Juncadella was kept as the best pilot of the signature of the star, Miguel Molina managed to ascend to the fifteenth position, just in the wake of his compatriot. However, all the spotlight was focused on Edo Mortara and António Félix Da Costa to touching and go to the gravel. The Italian was left outside, while the driver of the BMW managed to return to the track.

With a ‘Slow Zone’ in the central sector to remove the two cars that crashed and a big chaos on the track, Gary Paffett managed to win the position to Miguel Molina minutes before you can view as Mattias Ekström and Adrien Tambay completing their mandatory stop. In a strategic move really positive, Mattias Ekström is reincorporaba third and achieved a podium finish, while Adrien Tambay with a stop more slowly returned to the track in the eleventh position. All in all, the race stayed with their positions stabilized in the absence of 16 minutes to the end of the same.


despite this, in the last minutes of the race were two fronts of battle very interesting. Mike Rockenfeller managed to overtake Bruno Spengler for the eighth position after several laps behind the canadian driver, although the most important change is that Mattias Ekström managed to catch and pass Jamie Green, placing it second in the Red Bull Ring. As an added bonus of excitement, Gary Paffett managed to reach the eleventh position after curdling good overtaking, but could not with the defense of a Timo Scheider even sent him to the grass to prevent the overtaking. In the end, Paffett lost two positions.

With all Timo Glock got the victory in Red Bull Ring, removing the thorn from the podium that he lost at Hockenheim to be disqualified. Mattias Ekstrom and Jamie Green completed a double podium for Audi after overcoming the army’s BMW, which was from the fourth to the seventh position thanks to the role of Augusto Farfus, Maxime Martin, Tom Blomqvist and Marco Wittmann. Mike Rockenfeller is noted for its part the eighth position to overtake Bruno Spengler and Timo Scheider. In regard to the Spanish, Dani Juncadella finished twelfth as best pilot Mercedes and Miguel Molina was the fourteenth, on a free weekend award.

Classification second career DTM 2016 at Red Bull Ring

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Distance
1 Timo Glock BMW M4 DTM 1:01:30.006
2nd Mattias Ekström Audi RS 5 DTM +2.215
3rd Jamie Green Audi RS 5 DTM +6.014
4th Augusto Farfus BMW M4 DTM +10.399
5th Maxime Martin BMW M4 DTM +11.012
6th Tom Blomqvist BMW M4 DTM +11.643
7th Marco Wittmann BMW M4 DTM +12.242
8th Mike Rockenfeller Audi RS 5 DTM +14.301
9th Bruno Spengler BMW M4 DTM +16.607
10th Timo Scheider Audi RS 5 DTM +20.127