Tag Archive: Marco Wittmann

Aug 17

Marco Wittmann scores fourth season win at the Nürburgring (updated)

At the Nürburgring, Marco Wittmann scored his fourth victory of the season.

DTM - Marco Wittmann In a dominant way, the 24-year-old drove his BMW M4 DTM at the Eifel circuit and eventually took the checkered flag with a margin of 1.2 seconds from local hero Mike Rockenfeller (Audi).

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Aug 16

Pole position for Marco Wittmann at Nürburgring (updated)

Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring

DTM - BMW Team RMG, BMW M4 DTM - Marco Wittmann At the 3.629 kilometres long sprint circuit in the Eifel, the BMW driver topped the time sheets with 1:22.780 minutes. Behind the current DTM points’ leader, Audi drivers Edoardo Mortara, Mike Rockenfeller, Jamie Green, Timo Scheider and Miguel Molina follow in second to sixth place. The fastest Mercedes-Benz driver was Spaniard Daniel Juncadella in seventh place.

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Aug 03

Marco Wittmann celebrates his third season win (updated)

Marco Wittmann extends points’ lead with third season win

DTM - Marco Wittmann action Marco Wittmann is the winner of the sixth round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.With his BMW M4 DTM, the points’ leader took the chequered flag after 47 laps with a margin of 3.298 seconds from fellow BMW driver Augusto Farfus.

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Jul 31

Mountains, green meadows – and embedded in this lovely environment one of the most beautiful venues on the DTM calendar

Racing where others spend their holidays

DTM logo This weekend, the most popular international touring-car series is going to race at Spielberg, Austria, with Marco Wittmann who is contesting his only second DTM season already having secured two race wins and travelling to the Red Bull Ring as championship leader. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Marco Wittmann the benchmark during DTM comeback in Hungary

 In a commanding way, Marco Wittmann decided the third DTM season round at the Hungaroring in his favour.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Driving his BMW M4 DTM, Wittmann, who had started from pole position, crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps with a margin of 6.615 seconds.

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Jun 01

A dominant win in Hungary for BMW driver Marco Wittmann

Bruno Spengler 3rd, Robert Wickens 11th

DTM - Hungaroring 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.

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Jun 01

Marco Wittmann secures third DTM pole

Marco Wittmann the pole-sitter in Hungary

DTM - HUN 23 Marco Wittmann This Sunday, Marco Wittmann will be the pole-sitter for the first DTM race held at the Hungaroring after a break of nearly 26 years.  In DTM’s comeback at the Hungaroring located not far from Budapest, BMW driver Marco Wittmann secured the pole position.

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May 14

Season-opener winner Marco Wittmann the hunted at Oschersleben

‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?

DTM logo Following his first DTM win, secured in the 2014 season opener at Hockenheim, BMW driver Marco Wittmann will be – for the first time in his DTM career – the hunted, in the second of the season’s 10 rounds, held this weekend (16th to 18th May) at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

This weekend, the Southern-French city of Pau will be the venue of the third and fourth rounds of the new FIA European Formula 3 Championship

GP de Pau: Who will be the successor of Marco Wittmann?

Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam)F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesThe majority of the drivers racing in this year’s Formula 3 Euro Series have opted for also contesting the 71st Grand Prix de Pau. In 2011, that year’s Formula 3 Euro Series Marco Wittmann driver won the race at the partly tight and extremely selective street circuit located at the foot of the Pyrenees, thus giving the French Team Signature a highly acclaimed home win.

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Dec 05

Grosjean to test BMW’s DTM car this week

DTM is apparently at the top of the list should Romain Grosjean’s bid to return to formula one in 2012 not work out.

Romain Grosjean 2011-12-02DTM logoThe Swiss born Frenchman and new GP2 champion is hoping to move up from the reserve and occasional ‘Friday’ role to become Kimi Raikkonen’s race teammate at Lotus in 2012.

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Nov 20

Macau victory for Daniel Juncadella

Today, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) celebrated the biggest victory of his motorsport career to date.  

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesAt the 6.12 kilometres long Guia Circuit, the Spaniard won the 58th Macau Grand Prix, one of the world’s most prestigious Formula 3 races. After an action-packed race, Marco Wittmann (Signature) finished third behind Felipe Nasr (Carlin). Thus, a driver from the Formula 3 Euro Series wins the race in the former Portuguese colony for the third year in a row.

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Nov 19

Victory for Marco Wittmann in Macau qualification race

Starting from pole position, Marco Wittmann only had to battle for his position in the first run up to the Lisboa corner

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesMarco Wittmann (Signature) has won the qualification race for the 58th Macau Grand Prix, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday at 15.30 h local time (8.30 h CET). At the 6.12 kilometres long Guia circuit, the German Euro Series’ driver finished ahead of Felipe Nasr (Carlin) and Formula 3 Euro Series’ Champion Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam), who finished second and third respectively. Six drivers from the Formula 3 Euro Series scored a top ten finish.

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Nov 18

Front row of the grid for Marco Wittmann and Roberto Merhi

58th Macau Grand Prix qualifying report

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesIn second qualifying for the 58th Macau Grand Prix, that took place in dry conditions, Marco Wittmann (Signature, 2:12.790 minutes) came out on top. This year’s runner-up of the Formula 3 Euro Series only came to the fore in the final seconds of a thrilling qualifying session, toppling Euro Series’ champion Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam, 2:12.854 minutes), who ended up second. At the 6.12 kilometres long Guia Circuit in the former Portuguese colony, the two Formula 3 Euro Series’ drivers were separated by only 0.064 seconds.

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Nov 17

Fastest time for Roberto Merhi in first qualifying

Roberto Merhi already moved up to the top of the time sheets at the start of the first qualifying session.

Macau-GPF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam, 2:28.860 minutes), the reigning Formula 3 Euro Series champion, showed off his skills in first qualifying for the 58th Macau Grand Prix. At the rain-soaked 6.12 kilometres long Guia circuit, the Spaniard set the fastest time from Marco Wittmann (Signature, 2:30.535 minutes) and Felipe Nasr (Carlin, 2:30.639 minutes).

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Nov 03

Season stats confirm Roberto Merhi’s dominance

In the end, there was just one statistic where he didn’t prevail

F3 - Valencia - Roberto MerhiF3 - Roberto Merhi - Paul RicardRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) did not only win the 2011 Formula 3 Euro Series title but also secured the top position in nearly every season statistic: He won more races than anybody else, secured more podiums than any other driver, clinched the biggest number of poles for the first and the third races – and the biggest number of fastest race laps also was set by the Prema driver.

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Oct 23

Marco Wittmann claims runner-up spot

Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) completed the best season of his motorsport career to date with a victory.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergIn the Formula 3 Euro Series finale at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the already-crowned champion from Spain won from the best rookie Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Mücke Motorsport).

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Oct 22

Maiden season victory for Felix Rosenqvist

“I am happy to have won my first race in the Formula 3 Euro Series” – Rosenqvist

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesMasters winner Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) had to wait a long time before he could finally celebrate a victory in the Formula 3 Euro Series as well. In the 26th season round at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, he took the chequered flag in first place. Champion Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) came home second ahead of Daniel Abt (Signature).

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Oct 22

Roberto Merhi continues winning – teams’ title for Prema

“My start was one of the best of the year” – Merhi

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) won the 25th season round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, just ahead of Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport), celebrating his tenth victory of the season. Moreover, he helped his Prema Powerteam win this year’s teams’ title.

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Oct 21

Champion Merhi fastest, rookie Sainz third

Although he is already champion, Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam, 1:31.693 minutes) didn’t let go in the finale.

F3 - Spa - Roberto MerhiF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesIn Formula 3 Euro Series qualifying at Hockenheim, he drove the fastest race lap. Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport, 1:31.783 minutes) was only 0.09 seconds slower at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Novice Carlos Sainz jr. (Signature, 1:32.022 minutes) surprised by ending up third in his maiden Euro Series qualifying ahead of Daniel Abt (Signature, 1:32.126 minutes).

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Oct 20

Wittmann, Juncadella and Melker to battle it out for second place

Farewell Kumho – new tyre and series partner from 2012

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesKumho Tyres logoRoberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) may look forward to a relaxed season finale as he can contest the final rounds of the 2011 Formula 3 Euro Series season at the 4.574-kilometre Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg without having to cope with any pressure: after all, the Spaniard succeeded in winning the title as early as on the penultimate race weekend of the season, at Valencia.

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