Esteban Ocon took the lead at the start.
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Bruno Spengler 3rd, Robert Wickens 11th
At the Hungaroring, Marco Wittmann scored his second DTM race win of the 2014 season. With his BMW M4 DTM, the 24-year old crossed the finish line while in the lead after 1.08:35.291 hours. He had a margin of 6.615 seconds over Miguel Molna, who finished second with his Audi RS 5 DTM.
Markus Pommer went from pole to victory in Race 1 of the Auto GP weekend at Monza.
The German, driving for Super Nova, had set the fastest lap of the day yesterday and retained the spot at the start, successfully controlling his opponents until the checkered flag fell. In second place, Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) recovered well after a complicated qualifying session.
Round 2 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will be held at the famous Hungaroring on 30 May-1 June.
The Budapest track will also be staging the third round in the DTM series. Hungary will be the first time we see the 2014 three-race format (at Spa only two races were run). The endurance race will last 60’ (last year it was 50’) with a compulsory pit stop; the two 30′ sprints will also be run.
It’s been a perfect weekend at Budapest for Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing)
The Japanese racer won both races at the Hungaroring and increased his lead in the series’ standings. He’s the third driver in Auto GP history to sweep an entire weekend after Antonio Pizzonia and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs did the same in Brazil and Portugal in 2012.
Driving for Super Nova Racing, Markus Pommer captured his maiden Auto GP pole at the Hungaroring.
At the end of a rain-disrupted session, the German handed the Sears-owned operation their fourth straight pole in Budapest. From 2011, the honor went in succession to Luca Filippi, Adrian Quaife-Hobbs and Vittorio Ghirelli.
It’s been a positive return for Super Nova’s Vittorio Ghirelli in Auto GP
The Roman, who won the 2013 title, scored the fastest lap at the end of the second practice session as he stopped the clocks at 1’34”436, while Championship Leader Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) ended up 25 hundreds of a second adrift.
Budapest is a spectacular and extraordinary place.
The Hungarian city is one of the richest in terms of history and culture among the Eastern European capitals. And thanks to the parade held between the city streets, the Auto GP series was able to be part of this great history by placing three cars alongside the Formula 1 and DTM racers brought by Red Bull, who promoted the event.
Tamas Pal Kiss will be on-track for his home race this coming weekend
The Auto GP championship will line-up at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on May 4th for the third round of the 2014 season, and Tamas will also celebrate one year in the series after he joined MLR71 in 2013 in Hungary to capture an impressive front row start.