The patrol around Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport, with an considerable opening in a finale, converted a necessity of 21 points into an advantage of 30 points. In a 2014 season, Audi scored a sum of 409 points, BMW 379 and Mercedes-Benz 222. One of a initial people to extend their congratulations was soccer universe champion Bastian Schweinsteiger, who watched DTM culmination in a Audi pits.
The runner-up’s mark and third place in a drivers’ championship were cumulative by Audi as well. The two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström in a Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline distinguished his second feat in duration and finished a deteriorate as a runner-up. Last year’s champion Mike Rockenfeller in a Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix on clinching second place modernized to third place in a drivers’ standings. Jamie Green in a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg in third place done for drivers from all 3 Audi Sport Teams ascent a lectern in a deteriorate finale.
“Today Audi showed ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’: before a start of a competition with a driverless RS 7 and in a DTM culmination with a one-two-three victory,” pronounced Dieter Gass. “Our aim this weekend was to win a manufacturers’ championship. And in a finish we clearly motionless it in Audi’s preference – not slightest interjection to a shining group performance. That drivers from all 3 Audi Sport Teams mounted a lectern currently speaks a transparent language. On this weekend everybody could see how clever a Audi RS 5 DTM is. 15 in 30 probable lectern places this year are an considerable tally. Congratulations also to Mattias (Ekström) and Mike (Rockenfeller) on holding a runner-up’s mark and third place in a drivers’ championship. We’re already looking brazen to 2015 when we’re aiming to redeem automobile series 1 as well.”
The competition leader Mattias Ekström, only like Mike Rockenfeller, started on a harder customary tires and so had a right strategy. The dual confirmed their positions in a tip 10 throughout, and in a final stage, after switching to a softer choice tires, were means to make adult one position after another. Favored by a late reserve automobile period, Ekström and Rockenfeller managed to prevent Jamie Green, who had been heading from a starting path on, on a final dual laps.
“My Audi was again illusory today,” beamed Mattias Ekström following his second feat in a space of only 3 weeks. “Ever given things have been going improved in qualifying, a races have been operative out as well. This was a good deteriorate culmination for Audi, Team Abt Sportsline and also for me in front of a illusory crowd. You can’t wish for a improved farewell before a winter break.”
With Timo Scheider (AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM) and Miguel Molina (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM) in positions 6 and nine, a sum of 5 Audi drivers finished in a tip 10 and so in a points.
Nico Müller (Audi Financial Services Audi RS 5 DTM) finished a final competition of his rookie deteriorate in 14th place, following a tough race. Adrien Tambay (Playboy Audi RS 5 DTM) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM) late after collisions though were still personal in positions 19 and 22.
Even before a start of a DTM finale, Audi caused a sensation. A driverless Audi RS 7 piloted pushing judgment did a quick path on a DTM competition lane – but a driver. On lane with a motorist was a new Audi TT crater that will be fielded in 2015 as partial of a DTM. At a circle was Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of Audi’s Management Board for Technical Development, who after a competition assimilated Chairman of a Management Board Rupert Stadler and a whole Audi DTM patrol in celebrating a win of a manufacturer’s championship.
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