Marco Wittmann may be the newly-crowned DTM champion, but he is not dreaming about a future in formula one.
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Marco Wittmann used his first match point and already wrapped up the DTM title at the Lausitzring.
Sixth place was enough for the German driver of the BMW Team RMG to be beyond reach for his opponents with two rounds remaining. The 24-year old laid the foundation for his career among others in Formula 3, of which he bowed out as the runner-up in the FIA Formula 3 International Trophy at the end of the 2011 season..
Will Marco Wittmann (BMW M4 DTM) secure an early title, or will his main rival Mattias Ekström still blow his hopes?
While the points’ leader had to make do with seventh place in qualifying at the Lausitzring, his Swedish rival secured second place with his Audi RS 5 DTM. Pascal Wehrlein (Mercedes-Benz), the youngest DTM driver in the field at 19, will be starting from pole position for the first time.
Slowly, the 2014 DTM season is approaching its finish line.
This weekend, the most popular international touring-car series makes its stop at the Lausitzring for its antepenultimate round of the season. For both the spectators on site and the TV audience it definitely will be a thrilling race weekend.
Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring
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.
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
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.
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.
‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?
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.
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?
The 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.
Today, Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam) celebrated the biggest victory of his motorsport career to date.
At 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.
Starting from pole position, Marco Wittmann only had to battle for his position in the first run up to the Lisboa corner
Marco 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.
58th Macau Grand Prix qualifying report
In 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.
Roberto Merhi already moved up to the top of the time sheets at the start of the first qualifying session.
Roberto 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).