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ACTION ALL THE WAY.

Podium finishes for Glock, Wittmann and Eng.

Action all the way.Podium finishes for Glock, Wittmann and Eng.

QUICK FACTS. DTM LAUSITZRING.

  • 01 Saturday: Timo Glock secures second place at the Lausitzring.
  • 02 Saturday: DTM rookie Philipp Eng finishes third to celebrate first podium.
  • 03 Sunday: Marco Wittmann reaches the podium for this first time this season.
  • 04 Sunday: Philipp Eng claims the first pole position of his DTM career.

Highlights vom Samstag.

Sehen Sie hier die Höhepunkte des Samstagsrennens in der Videozusammenfassung.

SATURDAY.

Glock and Eng finish on the podium for BMW at the Lausitzring.

Two drivers on the podium, five drivers in the top-10: BMW recorded a strong result at the Lausitzring in the third DTM race. Timo Glock drove the DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM to second place, followed by Philipp Eng in third position in the SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM. For Eng it was his first-ever DTM podium finish. Bruno Spengler (BMW Bank M4 DTM), Marco Wittmann (BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM) and Augusto Farfus (Shell BMW M4 DTM) also made it into the points, finishing in fifth, seventh and tenth positions. Joel Eriksson (BMW M4 DTM) crossed the finishing line in 12th place.

A collision just after the start of the race brought out the safety car, then René Rast rolled spectacularly shortly after the IndyCar-style restart. Luckily, the reigning DTM champion was able to walk away from the accident. Victory went to Mercedes driver Edoardo Mortara.

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It is always nice to be rewarded for all the hard work the team has put in.
Stefan Reinhold, Team Principal BMW Team RMG

Highlights vom Samstag.

Sehen Sie hier die Höhepunkte des Samstagsrennens in der Videozusammenfassung.

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SUNDAY.

Second place for BMW Team RMG driver Marco Wittmann at the Lausitzring.

Another BMW driver celebrated on the podium after the fourth race of the 2018 DTM season: after 34 laps, Marco Wittmann crossed the finishing line in second place in the BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM. The two-time champion was 1.427 seconds behind winner Gary Paffett (Mercedes). Timo Glock finished fifth in the DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, retaining his top position in the drivers’ standings with 72 points from four races. In qualifying, Philipp Eng (SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM) had celebrated the first pole position of his DTM career but had to be content with seventh position in the race. Joel Eriksson was also in the points, finishing ninth.
 
Bruno Spengler (BMW Bank M4 DTM) and Augusto Farfus (Shell BMW M4 DTM) however leave the Lausitz without scoring any more points in the overall standings. They crossed the line in 15th and 16th positions.

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This second place does feel a bit like a win.
Marco Wittmann, BMW Team RMG