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Aug 20

BMW once again strong in qualifying

For BMW, the starting grid positions could hardly have been better

BMW once again strong in qualifyingThe drivers from the brand from Munich already having locked out the first two rows on the grid on Saturday, there will again be three BMW M4 DTMs up front for the second race of the weekend.

First and foremost Augusto Farfus, who secured the best place on the grid with a time of 1m27.475s. For the Brazilian, it is the sixth pole position of his DTM career. Next to him on the front row is Marco Wittmann, Maxime Martin qualified third.

Jamie Green will be starting from fourth as the best-placed Audi driver on the grid for the race on Sunday. Positions on the third row are shared by Timo Glock and DTM points’ leader René Rast. Mattias Ekström is twelfth. After engine problems in free practice, Paul Di Resta was unable to take part in qualifying. The team is changing the engine and hopes that the Scot will be able to take part in the race from 15.15 hrs. ARD is broadcasting live from Zandvoort from 15.00 hrs onwards.

The complete article here on DTM.com

source: DTM.com

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