The primary day of the DTM in Zolder has left a Macedonian of observe situations which have served drivers and groups to arrange for the remainder of the weekend. The sunny climate gave option to a part of clouds and clearings earlier than the rain made an look on the Belgian circuit. On this stage, Maximilian Götz has led the first free practice, session that has been held in dry situations. For its half, Dani Juncadella has set the tone in FP2 earlier than the onset of the rain, at which period he has even had a small exit from the observe.
The exercise started early in the morning in the pitlane of the Zolder circuit with the presentation of the ‘Artwork Automotive’ livery of the Lamborghini # 10 by Esteban Muth, automobile adorned in this appointment with a design created by Princess Delphine of Belgium. An act that gave option to the dispute of the first free, session in which Maximilian Götz set the tone with a time of 1: 28.170. The Staff HRT driver signed an ideal lap with the Mercedes # four to overhaul Alex Albon’s Ferrari by half a second. For its half, Kelvin Van der Linde took third place, whereas fourth place went to Liam Lawson.
Dani Juncadella was the quickest driver in FP2 with the GruppeM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3.
Though the first session was performed totally on dry asphalt, FP1 left as much as two purple flags for the runway exits of Timo Glock and Maximilian Buhk. The truth is, the FP2 was fairly a bit quieter in that regard, even when the session began on dry asphalt and it ended on a circuit soaked by rain. Though the 30 minutes on a moist observe didn’t go away adjustments in the occasions desk, they did supply a mishap in the type of an accident involving Dani Juncadella. The Spaniard misplaced management of his Mercedes # 8 in the first nook and hit the boundaries.
By then Dani Juncadella had already secured the finest time of the session with a time of 1: 28.112. The Spaniard managed to overhaul Nico Müller by 35 thousandths earlier than the begin of the rain, whereas in third place was Mike Rockenfeller. Behind the two Audi drivers stood the German Marco Wittmann with the first of the BMW, whereas the fifth place was for Sheldon Van der Linde with second of the GT3 of the Munich agency. The sixth place went to Maximilian Buhk, whereas seventh place went to Liam Lawson.