Published on June 6th, 2016 | by Subhash Nair0
Successful Conclusion to the Lausitzring Motorsport Festival for Mercedes-AMG DTM Team
This was Auer’s first DTM victory in his 23 DTM races. He is the first Austrian ever to win a DTM race. He had earlier taken his second pole position of his DTM career in the home race for his Mercedes AMG DTM Team Mücke.
Canadian Robert Wickens took his second podium of the weekend after placing third on Saturday and with 58 points now leads the DTM drivers’s standings. His Mercedes-AMG DTM team-mate Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) finished the race in fifth position.
Christian Vietoris rounded off a good team result for the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team by placing seventh, which means that the Pink Panthers scored points in both races at the home race of their team in their BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTMs.
DTM rookie Esteban Ocon (FREE MEN’S WORLD Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) finished the sixth race of the season in 15th place. Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM), Daniel Juncadella (UBFS invest Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) and Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) were forced to retire; the Spaniard had problems with his tyres, while Götz was hit by a steering issue.