Tom Blomqvist will be on the pole for the second race of the DTM at the Moscow Raceway after being the fastest rider in qualifying Sunday. The driver of BMW has a hurry up the straight end of the session for mark the decisive 1:26.518, log that it has run a breath of track record and that has led to overcome by 61 thousandths of his teammate Bruno Spengler. Third, for its part, has been Mattias Ekström, in an optimal position to recover the points lost in the difficult race of the Saturday regarding a René Rast who will start in fourth place.
The second qualifying session of the DTM in Moscow has lived an authentic dance from fast times in the first few minutes. Mike Rockenfeller, Gary Paffett or Robert Wickens to be passing by the first position so ephemeral, every time that René Rast and Mattias Ekström put things in their place before the usual step-by-pit to mount new tires. However, in the final stretch of the session were the drivers of BMW Motorsport the passing attack. Although Bruno Spengler was already the pole, finally Tom Blomqvist was done with the first position after marking the quoted 1:26.518.
behind Tom Blomqvist and Bruno Spengler was Mattias Ekström although not lower your time in the last few minutes of the session, something that if it was René Rast to be placed in the fourth position. With the first row packed by two BMW M4 DTM, and the second by the natural leaders of Audi, Paul Di Resta had to settle for the fifth position at the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, being the scot the only driver of the mark of the star that managed to sneak into the positions of head, as Gary Paffett couldn’t move from the tenth position.
In this aspect, BMW Motorsport has been the winner of a moral classification in addition to placing two cars in the first row, five of the six riders of the mark have been strained among the top eight. In fact, Timo Glock will start in the sixth position after marking a time of 25 thousandths slower than Paul Di Resta, even though its record has been more than sufficient to overcome Marco Wittmann and Maxime Martin. The three drivers of BMW’s have been relegated to Loïc Duval at the ninth position of the grill.
Classification Qualifying 2 DTM 2017 at Moscow Raceway
|Position||Pilot||Vehicle||Time / Distance|
|1||Tom Blomqvist||BMW M4 DTM||1:26.518|
|2nd||Bruno Spengler||BMW M4 DTM||+0.061|
|3rd||Mattias Ekström||Audi RS 5 DTM||+0.064|
|4th||René Rast||Audi RS 5 DTM||+0.217|
|5th||Paul Di Resta||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+0.369|
|6th||Timo Glock||BMW M4 DTM||+0.384|
|7th||Marco Wittmann||BMW M4 DTM||+0.392|
|8th||Maxime Martin||BMW M4 DTM||+0.419|
|9th||Loïc Duval||Audi RS 5 DTM||+0.428|
|10th||Gary Paffett||Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM||+0.595|