Tag Archive: Edoardo Mortara

Nov 22

Da Costa and Rosenqvist shine in Macau – bad luck for Mortara and Müller

The weekends of the five DTM drivers that travelled to China to contest the 2016 Macau GP differed to the max

António Félix da Costa While both Edoardo Mortara and Nico Müller who competed in the GT race had close encounters with the crash barriers of the tight street circuit and had to leave Macau fortunately unharmed but empty-handed, António Félix da Costa, Felix Rosenqvist and Daniel Juncadella delivered in the Formula 3 race. Félix da Costa won the prestigious race at the Giua circuit, with Felix Rosenqvist coming second – and Juncadella finished eighth.   Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Audi’s route to the title – part one

In 2016, the eight drivers tied in with the performances of the previous season and this time, they were rewarded for their efforts

Nico Müller and Edoardo Mortara In the 2015 season, they completed more laps in the lead than anybody else, secured the biggest number of poles and won 10 of the 18 races but nonetheless, the Ingolstadt base brand failed to win any titles. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Audi keeps on banking on DTM in the future

Audi re-orientated their motor-racing strategy – but the DTM involvement remained untouched

2016 Audi won in both the manufacturers’ and the team titles.This Wednesday (26th October, in front of some 300 motor-sport department employees, Chairman Rupert Stadler announced and presented the reorientation of the premium brand. While the Ingolstadters say farewell to the FIA WEC to join the Formula E with a works effort, DTM will remain an attractive field of activity for the brand with the four rings. It would be important to focus on the things that would keep Audi competitive in the coming years, Stadler stressed. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Four scenarios – how Wittmann, Mortara or Green can win the title

In the DTM season finale at Hockenheim, several constellations in the final two races can make for different results in the battle for the title

Four scenarios – how Wittmann, Mortara or Green can win the titleA lot of factors make you believe that it will be a battle between BMW’s Marco Wittmann and Audi’s Edoardo Mortara. There still is a maximum of 50 points to be won and with a gap of 14 points to the championship leader, Mortara still can steal Wittmann’s lead without the support of other drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Mortara wins Saturday race – battle for the title remains open

After 26 laps of the Hungaroring, Mortara crossed the finish line as the race winner

DTM race Budapest 2016, Start The battle for the title in the 2016 DTM season remains exciting: with a dominant victory in the 15th race of the season, Edoardo Mortara kept all his chances alive behind the wheel of his Audi RS 5 DTM and considerably reduced the gap to points’ leader Marco Wittmann.

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Sep 20

DTM title chase intensifies

Budapest to stage the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season

DTM title chase intensifies Now or never – that’s a motto three drivers will be racing under at the Hungaroring. Jamie Green, Robert Wickens and Edoardo Mortara have no choice at the Hungarian capital.

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Sep 14

Silly season: Mortara to switch to Mercedes-Benz?

He was delighted. With his win in the Sunday race at the Nürburgring, Edoardo Mortara kept his championship chances alive.

Media reports that Edoardo Mortara is about to switch to Mercedes, for the 2017 season.He passed his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green in the championship standings and consequently, he now is the main rival of championship leader Marco Wittmann. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Edoardo Mortara scores his third win of the season at the Nürburgring

A good start and a perfect strategy were the keys to success for Edoardo Mortara’s third race win of the current season

DTM - Nürburgring The Audi driver won the 14th DTM race of the season at the Nürburgring in a dominant way and thus moved up to second in the drivers’ standings. Lucas Auer, who had started from pole position with his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, finished second from BMW driver Marco Wittmann. With his third place, the latter defended his lead in the drivers’ standings. The race weekend at the Nürburgring attracted 72,500 spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Wickens wins race in Zandvoort on Saturday

Wittmann ‘half-time champion’

DTM - Robert Wickens In a dominant way, Robert Wickens has won the ninth race of the DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Victory and points’ lead for Mortara

Edoardo Mortara is the winner of the seventh race of the DTM season

DTM - Nosisring - Victory and points’ lead for Mortara After 49 laps of the Norisring in Nuremberg on Saturday, the Audi driver crossed the finish line as the winner and thus put an end to the winning streak of Mercedes-AMG that continued since 2003.

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May 22

Audi dominates practice on Sunday

Four times four rings. Audi dominated prodceedings in third free practice at the Red Bull Ring

Once again, Edooardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer.Once again, Edoardo Mortara (1:22.654 minutes) concluded the session as the best-placed driver of his manufacturer. Neither his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green (1:22.759 minutes) nor the Phoenix duo of Timo Scheider (1:22.805 minutes) and Mike Rockenfeller (1:22.857 minutes) were able to beat the Italian’s time.

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May 21

Really fast lap times, Blomqvist on top

At 17.00 hrs sharp on Friday afternoon, the DTM started into its second weekend of the 2016 season

Tom Blomqvist was the only one in the field to post a lap time of under 1 minute 24 seconds and ended up fastest with 1:23.941 minutes, a really fast lap time.Four minutes  after the green flags were waved at the Red Bull Ring, all 24 drivers already had left their pit boxes. However, at Spielberg as well, the first outing only served as an installation run for most of them. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Edoardo Mortara wins action-packed season opener – Press Release

Edoardo Mortara is the first winner of the 2016 DTM season

DTM - Edoardo Mortara wins action-packed season opener With his Audi RS 5 DTM, the Italian won Saturday afternoon’s opening race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg in dominant style. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Edoardo Mortara

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Audi banks on continuity: the line-up remains the same, for 2016

The first of the three manufacturers involved in DTM has announced its driver line-up for the 2016 season

The result: when it comes to Audi, the DTM enthusiasts don’t have to accustom to new faces. The Ingolstadt based manufacturer will contest the 2016 season with the line-up they also relied on in 2015.

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Nov 19

Mortara: Payback day in Macau?

For Edoardo Mortara, the 2015 DTM season ended with a major disappointment.

When travelling to the season finale at Hockenheim, he was the second-placed driver in the championship and consequently the one with the best chances of destroying the title hopes of future champion Pascal Wehrlein. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Macau GP grid features a big proportion of FIA F3 EC drivers

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship will be represented by 23 drivers on the Macau GP grid

Macau-GP One of them is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion, Felix Rosenqvist (SJM Theodore Racing by Prema Powerteam), who already won the 2014 edition of the prestigious event. The most important Formula 3 race in the world will be contested on 22nd November in the former Portuguese colony Macau, located a one-hour ferry trip from Hong Kong. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Ekström wins in the rain

Radio call sparks a lot of discussion 

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTMOverwhelming – that is the only suitable way to describe Mattias Ekström’s performance in the race at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday. In the most adverse conditions with pouring rain, the Audi driver secured victory after 34 laps.

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Aug 01

Mortara wins at Spielberg

Wehrlein is half-time leader

DTM - Red Bull Ring He had announced if after claiming pole position in qualifying. “Here, we have the fastest car,” Edoardo Mortara said. And he was to be proven right after the first DTM race of 40 minutes at the Red Bull Ring.

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Jul 31

Mortara posts the first fastest time of the weekend – a good omen for Audi?

The first times of the DTM weekend at Spielberg have been posted.

Edoardo Mortara came out as the fastest driver in first free practice on Friday afternoon. The Audi driver completed his fastest lap of the 4.326 kilometres long circuit in 1:25.585 minutes. A good omen for the team from Ingolstadt?

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