Marco Wittmann, victorious at Hockenheim, strikes back and claims his second win of the season at the wheel of his Ice Watch BMW M4 DTM. Things are looking good for the German driver who takes once again the lead of the drivers Championship (50 points) after the first race of the season outside Germany in front of Mike Rockenfeller (31points, audi) and Edoardo Mortara (27 poins, audi). BMW is now second in the manufacturers championship with 118 points.
After their first win at Oschersleben, Mercedes-Benz find their selves once again in a weak position with the best placed C-Class AMG Coupe of Robert Wickens finishing just eleventh. Christian Vietoris, winner of the 2nd race in Oschersleben retired after 36 laps. Vitaly Petrov and Paul Di Resta finished in positions 16 and 18 while Gary Paffet retired after just one lap. Mercedes is now far behind in the manufacturers championship with just (41 points).
Thanks to Miguel Molina (Audi No.8) who finished second 6.615 seconds behind Wittman, Audi scores some good points once again but is yet to score a win this season. However thanks to its consistency, the Ingolstadt team keeps the lead of the manufacturers championship with 144 points.
Next race will be 29th June – Norisring (DE). Stay tuned!