Published on September 28th, 2015 | by Admin0
BMW comes in third for DTM Nurburgring
Bruno Spengler (CA) celebrated on the podium for the sixth time this year after the 16th race of the DTM season at the Nürburgring (DE). The BMW Team MTEK driver in his BMW Bank M4 DTM was third to cross the finish line after 43 laps, which saw him move up into fourth place in the Drivers’ Championship. Miguel Molina (ES, Audi) got the win.
Tom Blomqvist (GB) in his BMW M4 DTM finished in fourth place behind Spengler and got his second-best result in the series to date, after his first DTM win in Oschersleben (DE). Finishing in eighth place, Augusto Farfus (BR, Shell BMW M4 DTM) also picked up valuable points for the Manufacturers’ Championship, in which BMW was able to defend the lead going into the final race weekend of the season in Hockenheim (DE), and now has 554 points to its name.
Martin Tomczyk (DE) made up ground impressively in his BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM. He had to start the race from the back of the grid, but made up 15 places and, finishing in ninth place, also made it into the top ten.
The day after his second DTM win, Maxime Martin (BE, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM) finished the Sunday race in 13th. António Félix da Costa (PT, Red Bull BMW M4 DTM), Marco Wittmann (DE, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM) and Timo Glock (DE, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM) crossed the finish line in 15th, 18th and 20th.
Facts and Figures.
Nürburgring, 3.629 kilometres, 60 minutes plus 1 lap
Slightly cloudy, 13 degrees Celsius
BMW Motorsport results:
#7 Bruno Spengler (CA), BMW Team MTEK, BMW Bank M4 DTM – 3rd place
#31 Tom Blomqvist (GB), BMW Team RBM, BMW M4 DTM – 4th place
#18 Augusto Farfus (BR), BMW Team RBM, Shell BMW M4 DTM – 8th place
#77 Martin Tomczyk (DE), BMW Team Schnitzer, BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM – 9th place
#36 Maxime Martin (BE), BMW Team RMG, SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM – 13th place
#13 António Félix da Costa (PT), BMW Team Schnitzer, Red Bull BMW M4 DTM – 15th place
#1 Marco Wittmann (DE), BMW Team RMG, Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – 18th place
#16 Timo Glock (DE), BMW Team MTEK, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM – 20th place