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SPENGLER VICTORIOUS ON SUNDAY FOR BMW AT THE NORISRING.

SPENGLER VICTORIOUS ON SUNDAY FOR BMW AT THE NORISRING.

Spengler victorious on Sunday for BMW at the Norisring.

QUICK FACTS.

DTM NORISRING.

  • 01 Saturday: Third place for Joel Eriksson in the CATL BMW M4 DTM in Nuremberg.
  • 02 Saturday: Spengler, Eng and Wittmann also in the top ten.
  • 03 Sunday: Bruno Spengler gets his fifth DTM win at the Norisring.
  • 04 Sunday: BMW celebrates fourth win of the season and picks up points with three cars.

SATURDAY.

Eriksson on the podium for BMW at the Norisring.

Joel Eriksson finished third in race seven of the DTM season at the Norisring on Saturday. In doing so, the BMW Team RBM driver, at the wheel of the CATL BMW M4 DTM, claimed his third podium in the DTM. Bruno Spengler, Philipp Eng and Marco Wittmann came home fifth, seventh and eighth to score points in a race won by René Rast. Sheldon van der Linde and Timo Glock failed to finish.

Eng remains the best-placed BMW representative in the Drivers’ Championship in third place with 91 points. He trails championship leader Rast by 27 points. BMW lies second with 301 points in the Manufacturers Championship.

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We had a good strategy and showed good pace throughout the whole race.
Joel Eriksson, BMW Team RBM
DTM Norisring

DER SONNTAG.

Philipp Eng übernimmt die Führung in der DTM-Fahrerwertung.

In Sunday’s race in the DTM at the Norisring, BMW got their fourth win of the season. Bruno Spengler at the wheel of the BMW Bank M4 DTM crossed the finish line as the winner for BMW Team RMG after 70 laps. A total of three BMW drivers finished in the points in the eighth race of the year. Philipp Eng of BMW Team RBM saw the chequered flag in fifth place. Timo Glock, who started the race from 17th on the grid after suffering a technical problem in qualifying, showed real fighting spirit and worked his way up into ninth place during the course of the race. Joel Eriksson had to make do with 13th place in the CATL BMW M4 DTM. Local hero Marco Wittmann and Sheldon van der Linde both retired due to technical problems. Both of them were also on track to finish in the points for much of the race. It was Spengler‘s 16th DTM victory – and his fifth win at the Norisring.

This makes him the sole DTM record winner at this track. He celebrated his 50th podium. BMW have now racked up a total of 85 DTM wins. A BMW driver has been stood at the top of the podium four times in 2019, and therefore after half of all the races to date. The best-placed BMW driver in the overall standings is still Eng with 101 points in third place. Behind him are Spengler and Wittmann in fourth and fifth place. BMW is in second place in the manufacturers standings with 338 points, behind Audi.

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What an amazing day. I am over the moon. It is a fantastic feeling winning here.
Bruno Spengler, BMW Team RMG