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DTM RETURNS TO BRANDS HATCH.

Podium finish for BMW Motorsport on Saturday.

DTM returns to Brands Hatch.Podium finish for BMW Motorsport on Saturday.

QUICK FACTS. DTM BRANDS HATCH.

  • 01 Augusto Farfus claims second place in Saturday's race.
  • 02 Marco Wittmann and Philipp Eng in the points for BMW M Motorsport in Sunday’s DTM race at Brands Hatch.
  • 03 Wittmann is now the best-placed BMW driver in the DTM standings.

Highlights vom Samstag.

Sehen Sie hier die Höhepunkte des Samstagsrennens in der Videozusammenfassung.

SATURDAY.

Augusto Farfus claims second place.

BMW Motorsport has enjoyed an extremely successful day as the DTM made its comeback at Brands Hatch. Augusto Farfus finished second in Saturday's race to reach the podium. Farfus also secured the 40th DTM podium finish for BMW Team RMG. This was also the first podium for the BMW works driver since the Sunday race at the 2016 season-opener at Hockenheim. Victory in the first Brands Hatch race went to Daniel Juncadella (Mercedes).
 

The DTM last paid Brands Hatch a visit in 2013. Three BMW drivers made it into the top-ten at this weekend's comeback. In addition to Farfus in second place, Philipp Eng (SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM) and Marco Wittmann (BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM) crossed the line in fifth and ninth positions. Eng had finished the qualifying session as best-placed BMW driver, in fourth place.
 

Timo Glock (DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM) and Joel Eriksson (BMW M4 DTM) had to settle for 13th and 14th places. Bruno Spengler (BMW Bank M4 DTM) completed the race in 17th position.

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Endlich wieder auf dem Podium zu stehen, fühlt sich gut an.
Augusto Farfus, BMW Team RMG

Highlights vom Samstag.

Sehen Sie hier die Höhepunkte des Samstagsrennens in der Videozusammenfassung.

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SUNDAY.

Marco Wittmann and Philipp Eng score points on Sunday.

The final race of the DTM weekend at Brands Hatch saw Marco Wittmann finish fifth and Philipp Eng claim seventh place as both drivers scored points for BMW M Motorsport. Wittmann had started the race from ninth in the BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM and used his good race pace to move up through the field. Eng started from tenth place and was also able to move up a few positions. The BMW M4 GTS DTM Safety Car was called into action after an incident on the first lap. Victory in the second Brands Hatch race went to Paul Di Resta in the Mercedes.
 
Timo Glock (DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM) finished in eleventh place, just missing out on the points. Joel Eriksson (BMW M4 DTM) and Bruno Spengler (BMW Bank M4 DTM) crossed the line in 13th and 14th positions. After finishing second to reach the podium on Saturday, Augusto Farfus had to retire from the pits after his Shell BMW M4 DTM was badly damaged in a collision.

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Fifth place is better than expected; I am very pleased.
Marco Wittmann, BMW Team RMG