Alex Albon has achieved his first victory in the DTM after profitable in a convincing approach in the second race of the Nürburgring. The AF Corse driver has managed to handle the occasions in a fancy race to impose his legislation at the controls of the Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo in the colours of AlphaTauri. Abandoning the dangerous emotions and the issues skilled in earlier appointments, Dani Juncadella has completed second with the Mercedes # 7 of GruppeM and he already has his first podium beneath GT3 laws in the DTM. The German Marco Wittmann has accomplished the ‘prime 3’ of a extremely bumpy race.
Alex Albon signed an ideal begin to preserve the first place towards a cautious Dani Juncadella. Behind, Michael Ammermüller did take extra dangers and that earned him to position third forward of Marco Wittmann. With little to lose too, Christian Klien managed to roll at occasions in fifth place, though in the end Maximilian Götz was forward of the Austrian beneath the watchful eye of chief Kelvin Van der Linde. With all the pieces, the motion stopped earlier than the accident of Maximilian Buhk in the center of the straight, pushed by a rival towards the limitations. Though the German managed to start out his Mercedes-AMG once more to get away from this level, the Security Automobile had already made an look.
The rostrum photograph at the Nürburgring with Alex Albon, Dani Juncadella and Marco Wittmann.
The rise was much more rugged. Though Alex Albon and Dani Juncadella returned to furrow the first corners in the lead, from behind Michael Ammermüller was pushed by Maximilian Götz in the third nook, similar level by which Lucas Auer dedicated a spin. With the group nonetheless collectively, even after this incident, the first pit stops weren’t lengthy in coming earlier than the resolution of some pilots to search for ‘clear air’. Chief Alex Albon determined to undergo the pitlane on lap 9, thus responding to the cease of Dani Juncadella and Maximilian Götz. The Thai got here out forward of them each clearly.
A brand new Security Automobile for Hubert Haupt’s Mercedes # 6 issues brought on a flip of occasions, sufficient for Shelvon Van der Linde made his cease to depart between Albon and Juncadella in second place. To make issues worse, the spotlight by which pilots had been combined with their cease made and others that didn’t go away new incidents. Alex Albon was fourth as the greatest driver with the cease made, simply behind Christian Klien, Nico Müller and Timo Glock. Dani Juncadella occurred to occupy the second digital place earlier than the lack of Sheldon Van der Linde. The DTM chief was additionally out of the race, thus including Kelvin Van der Linde his first ‘0’ of the season.
With solely fourteen survivors, Christian Klien and Nico Müller saves returned all the pieces to the authentic state of affairs. Alex Albon was as soon as once more main the race forward of Dani Juncadella and Marco Wittmann, each time the German driver managed to win the battle for third place over Maximilian Götz. For its half, Esteban Muth was fifth at the controls of the T3 Motorsport Lamborghini, in a profession by which with out making noise he has progressed inside the group. For its half, Nico Müller managed to return from the pits in eighth place, making your technique good.
Alex Albon snatches pole from Dani Juncadella on a moist NürburgringRead information
Alex Albon didn’t have a lot opposition to cross the end line in first place and thus safe his first victory in the DTM. Additionally with out rivals that might threaten its consequence, Catalan Dani Juncadella took second place, thus signing his first podium in the contest beneath GT3 laws. After a busy profession, Marco Wittmann was third after beating Maximilian Götz and Esteban Muth. In a second race group, Lucas Auer obtained sixth place forward of Arjun Maini and Timo Glock. The Monegasque Vincent Abril and the Swiss Nico Müller lastly closed the ‘prime 10’.
Classification 2 outcomes of the 2021 DTM at the Nürburgring
1st Alex Albon
Ferrari 488 GT3
2nd Dani Juncadella
+ 4.6343ºMarco Wittmann
BMW M6 GT3
+ 7.9944ºMaximilian Götz
+ 8.7595ºEsteban Muth
Lamborghini Huracán GT3
+ 9.4486ºLucas Auer
+ 21.7427ºArjun Maini
+ 22.7888ºTimo GlockBMW M6 GT3
+ 43.7469ºVincent April
+ 47.26110ºNico Müller
Audi R8 LMS GT3