18 races, 10 victories, 21 podiums, 10 fastest competition laps and 8 stick positions: The Audi RS 5 DTM was a strongest automobile in a 2015 DTM season. Still, in a end, this total was usually adequate for a code with a 4 rings to take second, third and fourth place in a drivers’ classification, second place among a manufacturers, and third place in a teams’ classification. Jamie Green was 19 points brief of winning a drivers’ pretension and a domain in a pretension competition of a manufacturers’ classification, with 602 contra 595 points, was even smaller.
“This was a bitter-sweet finale of a deteriorate for us,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “The fans got to see an considerable opening of a Audi RS 5 DTM and a glorious one-two-three win once more. In annoy of a formidable starting base, a manufacturers’ pretension was within a strech today, though we let it trip away. It was aggravating that we incurred dual drive-through penalties.”
The initial one was imposed on Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM) for a array stop defilement (‘unsafe release’). On path 16, there was a collision between Christian Vietoris (Mercedes) and a dual Audi drivers Miguel Molina (Teufel Audi RS 5 DTM) and Adrien Tambay (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM), that meant a finish of a competition for Tambay, who had been using in position 4 in a early stage. “That we was punished for this mystifies me,” Molina said, wondering about a penalty.