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Kelvin Van der Linde conquers Monza to debut record in the DTM

Kelvin Van der Linde already is aware of what it’s like to win in the DTM. The South African driver prevailed in the second race of the contest at Monza in the Audi # 3 to emulate the success achieved by his brother Sheldon final 12 months at Assen. In a placid race for the Audi driver, Nico Müller has been second, whereas Lucas Auer has completed third. The primary laps, with a number of battles which have ‘given’ a large benefit to the chief, in addition to the passage by the pits, have been the two defining moments a race in which Dani Juncadella has not been in a position to get into the factors.

Kelvin Van der Linde didn’t have the greatest begin, however he knew how to handle his place in the first angle to ‘strangle’ Liam Lawson’s Ferrari. This motion brought about the Swiss Nico Müller to take third place after beating Sheldon Van der Linde’s BMW, whereas Dani Juncadella additionally managed to achieve a place at the expense of Maximilian Götz. Nonetheless, the most aggressive motion got here after the first spherical, with an exterior from Nico Müller to Liam Lawson that in the finish led to a duel aspect by aspect between the two in which Sheldon Van der Linde received the place of each.

Nico Müller has achieved a creditable second place with a very good technique in the pits.

Given the degree of aggressiveness, It wasn’t unusual to see Liam Lawson spun a spin after after taking part in soar over the pianos of the second variant in his duel with the Lamborghini # 10 of Esteban Muth. An incident that, along with the duels of the first two laps, allowed Kelvin Van der Linde to achieve a four-second benefit over his brother Sheldon and Nico Müller. For its half, Muth was in no man’s land, since Lucas Auer as chief of the total chasing group was 2.5 seconds behind the Belgian. After the good results of stopping early in Saturday’s race, the dynamics have been repeated.

Lucas Auer, Marco Wittmann, Dani Juncadella and Maximilian Götz have been the pilots in cost of opening the ‘window’ of stops. Mike Rockenfeller, Vincent Abril or Liam Lawson adopted in his footsteps a flip later, which in flip led Nico Müller to launch an ‘undercut’ with respect to the two high drivers. A motion that Sheldon Van der Linde responded a flip later, though he couldn’t cease the push of Nico Müller. Actually, the BMW driver additionally misplaced place with Lucas Auer. The technique labored rather well for Nico Müller, though in no case did he handle to search out Kelvin Van der Linde.

Lucas Auer has scored the third place at the controls of the Mercedes # 22.

The passage by the pits didn’t forestall Kelvin Van der Linde from having fun with a cushty lead towards Nico Müller and Lucas Auer. Behind, Shedon Van der Linde fell to fourth place, which left him forward of Marco Wittmann, as the BMW driver overtook Philip Ellis for fifth place. An overtaking that served to stabilize the positions of the ‘high 10’ when coming into the final third of the race. Not even Mike Rockenfeller’s quite a few makes an attempt to overtake Esteban Muth in their battle for eighth place they served to change the scene of the race.

Kelvin Van der Linde clinches second DTM pole at MonzaKelvin Van der Linde clinches second DTM pole at MonzaRead information

Kelvin Van der Linde had no downside confirming victory forward of Nico Müller in the 1-2 of Audi. For his half, Lucas Auer accomplished the second podium of the DTM GT3 period. Sheldon Van der Linde took fourth place forward of Marco Wittmann, as the South African managed to management his teammate’s assaults. Philip Ellis was sixth, with Alex Albon seventh and Mike Rockenfeller eighth, since the German in the finish managed to overcome Esteban Muth. For its half, Maximilian Götz completed tenth, leaving Dani Juncadella with out factors who crossed the end line twelfth.

Outcomes race 2 of the DTM 2021 in Monza

Kelvin Van der Linde
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Abt Sportsline
28 Laps
Nico Müller
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Crew Rosberg + 3,355
third Lucas Auer
Mercedes-AMG GT3
Sheldon Van der Linde
ROWE Racing
fifth Marco Wittmann
+ 14.7256ºPhilip Ellis
Mercedes-AMG GT3
Winward + 19.7277º Alex Albon
Ferrari 488 GT3
AF Corse
+ 20.3068ºMike Rockenfeller
Audi R8 LMS GT3
Abt Sportsline
+ 25.8849ºEsteban Muth
Lamborghini Huracán GT3
T3 Motorsport + 27.37410ºMaximilian Götz
Mercedes-AMG GT3HRT + 28,147

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