Guest starter Johnny Cecotto delivered an eye-catching opening in a Eifel. The 61-year-old former motorcycle universe champion, who still has many fans in Germany and has sealed many designation cards, reached seventh place. Behind him, Mike Beckhusen crossed a line after a clever fight-back. The 17-year-old German had started from 14th and fought his approach by to eighth.
“We have usually witnessed a really rival competition during a Nürburgring with many overtaking maneuvers,” pronounced Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “The accumulation on a lectern shows that we have a resources of talent on a grid. This is how it should be – prolonged might it continue.”
The turn on Friday was not classified. After an collision involving Tommaso Mosca, competition control brought a record to a halt, as a lane barriers were too badly damaged. By this point, usually 5 laps had been completed, and therefore reduction than half of a designated distance.
After a mangle of 5 weeks, a races during a Norisring on Jul 1 and 2 are subsequent on a agenda. The lane in Nuremberg is a usually travel circuit on a calendar, and during 2.3 kilometers, it is a shortest as well.