Marco Wittmann and BMW already know what it’s prefer to win in the GT3 period of the DTM after profitable the second spherical of the contest in Zolder. After taking pole, Wittmann carried the weight of the race to say a victory that makes him the fifth completely different driver in six races to have a good time a victory. Behind the BMW # 11 they’ve crossed the end line Maximilian Götz with the Mercedes # Four and Liam Lawson with the Ferrari # 30. Regardless of signing a superb qualifying session, Dani Juncadella has not managed to rescue any factors after ending twelfth in the GruppeM Racing GT3.
Amongst the huge expertise that exists on the DTM grid, Marco Wittmann has quite a bit to say. Champion of the competitors in 2014 and 2016, the German rider was one of the few correct names that had not but raised his head. Nevertheless, the second day of the DTM occasion in Zolder was the excellent setting for Wittmann. In actual fact, the BMW and Walkenhorst Motorsport driver began the day with a pole and closed it with a hard-working win after making a superb pole place and managing the completely different phases of the race from first place.
The begin of the second DTM race at Zolder was tight and really vibrant.
In actual fact, Marco Wittmann signed a superb begin that allowed him to retain first place in a starting wherein the contact between Philip Ellis and Vincent Abril compelled to deploy the Security Automobile. Wittmann repeated efficiency at the restart to remain at the head of the peloton, even when Lucas Auer pushed Wittmann to make a mistake. Nevertheless, the strain was enormously lowered for the BMW driver with the pit cease of Lucas Auer, each time the Austrian driver acquired a five-second penalty for a pitlane infraction That made him fall out of the combat for the podium.
Whereas Marco Wittmann solely needed to anticipate the final pit stops of the drivers who determined to increase their first stint to regain their lead and experience the final laps with out making errors, Lucas Auer’s issues opened the podium doorways to Maximilian Götz and Liam Lawson. Three positions that already remained unchanged till the checkered flag. Thus, Wittmann celebrated his first victory in a GT3 in the DTM, whereas Götz and Lawson managed to get on a podium that additionally brings them nearer to the management held by South African Kelvin Van der Linde.
A Kelvin Van der Linde who has not been in a position to cross eighth place, a outcome that doesn’t stop him from persevering with as chief after his triumph yesterday. All in all, the South African rider has had a way more complicated race than the one held 24 hours in the past, removed from the prime positions. In actual fact, Nico Müller along with his fourth place has closed a primary race group, since Lucas Auer has crossed the end line greater than six seconds behind the Swiss. That is comprehensible, since the Mercedes driver had to withstand Alex Albon’s assaults till nearly the final second of the race.
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Behind each, Sheldon Van der Linde crossed the end line with the second of the BMWs and Kelvin himself. For his half, native hero Esteban Muth managed to see the checkered flag in ninth place, whereas Mike Rockenfeller was tenth. A outcome that has moved away from the ‘prime 10’ Dani Juncadella. Regardless of the proven fact that the Spanish rider had achieved a optimistic fifth place in qualifying, the race was tough for the Catalan till he had no choices to attain factors. In actual fact, Juncadella was twelfth, simply behind Maximilian Buhk.
Outcomes race 2 of the DTM 2021 in Zolder
1st Marco Wittmann
BMW M6 GT3
2ºMaximilian GötzMercedes-AMG GT3Team HRT + 1.7113ºLiam LawsonFerrari 488 GT3AF Corse + 3.5574ºNico MüllerAudi R8 LMS GT3Team Rosberg + 4.2865ºLucas AuerMercedes-AMG GT3Team Winward + 10.6666ºAlex Albon
Ferrari 488 GT3AF Corse + 10.8517ºSheldon Van der LindeBMW M6 GT3ROWE Racing + 19.8948ºKelvin Van der Linde
Audi R8 LMS GT3
+ 23.7759ºEsteban Muth
Lamborghini Huracán GT3
+ 24.24910ºMike RockenfellerAudi R8 LMS GT3Abt Sportsline +25.111