DTM Spa 2: Renee's victory GROWS in front of Nico MÜLLER

DTM series champion Rene Rast won a hot duel against Nico Müller at Spa-Francorchamps.

V They connect we were despite Audi's dominance at Sunday’s race he witnessed a very tense race. Saturday's winner Nico Müller he led for a long time, but he did Rene Rast managed to overtake a few laps before the end. Müller attacked in the last round, but on Kemmel plane he still couldn't pass and was 0,483 seconds behind Rast in the end.

rest, who finished fifth in Saturday’s tire fight, started well from the pole position and initially took the lead. Yesterday's race winner Müller overtook his Audi counterpart in the first lap Robin Freens and set out to pursue the leading Rasta. Mike Rockenfeller he finished fourth at the start of the race before Sheldon van der Linde.

There was a change of leadership in the fourth round. Müller he took advantage DRS and broke through in the first place. Recall, first place in the 2020 season may not use DRS or aids Push-to-Pass. Growth lost touch with in the following rounds Müller, but increased the advantage over Freins.

Saturday’s picture was repeated in the first quarter of an hour of Sunday’s race as well, as they were BMW racers again with no chance against Audi. Although Sheldon van der Linde, who was still facing technical difficulties on Saturday, did not have a bad race, South African at the top he could not keep up with Audis.

The driver BMW not even significantly colder conditions helped. Air and runway temperatures were ten to 15 degrees lower as on Saturday. Despite a completely different starting position Audi continues to dominate in happening earlier this year DTM season.

The end of the race decided which Audi driver he would be celebrated the victory in the second race of the season. On Müller he began to press about ten minutes before the end rest, which still had both DRS and Push-to Pass available. Fabio Scherer meanwhile in his Audi for the first time in modern times DTM series drove with more than 300 kilometers per hour.

Second change of leadership it happened in the 21st round. rest je Müller achieved with an open DRS and overtook it. Freins was in third place, about twelve seconds behind. Green drove in fourth place before Rockenfeller in van der Lindejem, who was still BMW’s best driver in sixth place.

At the top, the situation was very tense. Müller drove just behind Growing up, but waited until the attack last roundto prevent a counterattack by the current champion. Unfortunately, the strategy did not work: Müller is DRS on Kemmel opened, but when he saw that he could not pass, he closed it again early. Then he had no more chances to overtake and Rast secured his first win of the season.

The Ingolstadt brand dominated Spa-Francorchamps.

Timo Glock was at the end of the eighth, Robert Kubica (BMW ART Grand Prix) finished the race in XNUMXth place, ahead of Ferdinand Habsburg, while Harrison Newey, the son of Adrian Newey, did not finish today’s race. The DTM is now moving to Lausitzring, where four races will be scheduled.

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Posted by: Marko Hanželič

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