Andy Priaulx has criticised rival racer Adrien Tambay after the Frenchman spun the Brit in Sunday’s Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters race at Brands Hatch, costing him valuable positions.
DTM drivers past and present competed in the legendary Nürburgring 24 Hour race on Sunday and Monday, with the race being won by the car co-driven by five-time DTM champion Bernd Schneider.
Audi’s Mike Rockenfeller admits that he was in little doubt about taking his second Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters victory at Brands Hatch yesterday, saying “we had the race under control”.
Having lost out on his first podium of the season at Brands Hatch, Mercedes’ Gary Paffett has expressed his frustration with the penalty that dropped him from third to sixth.
Audi’s Mike Rockenfeller scored his second-ever Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters at Brands Hatch, finishing ahead of Bruno Spengler and Gary Paffett, who was later demoted.
Martin Tomczyk has been stripped of the pole position which he had earlier gained in qualifying for the DTM at Brands Hatch, due to the German’s car being underweight.
Mercedes’ Toto Wolff admitted that the manufacturer’s performance in qualifying for the Brands Hatch DTM was simply not good enough, after Gary Paffett ended up as their best driver in 12th.
BMW’s Martin Tomczyk took pole position in qualifying for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters at Brands Hatch, securing the first DTM pole position for BMW Team RMG in the process.
BMW’s Marco Wittmann posted the fastest time in practice for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters at Brands Hatch to beat Audi’s Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider to the top time.
Mercedes’s Gary Paffett admits that he is not certain what the effect of the DTM’s new option tyres will be at Brands Hatch this weekend, as the German touring car series heads to Britain.
Audi personnel admit that the Deutsche Tourenwagen Master’s new DRS-system will have a reduced effect at this weekend’s short, twisty Brands Hatch round of the series.
BMW Team Schnitzer head to Brands Hatch for this weekend’s second round of the 2013 DTM ‘fired up’, after drivers Dirk Werner and Bruno Spengler finished second and fifth at Hockenheim.
Audi’s Jamie Green is optmisitic of a strong showing at Brands Hatch for the second round of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, despite it being only his second race with the manufacturer.
Mercedes-Benz’s two rookies in this season’s Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, Pascal Wehrlein and Daniel Juncadella, enjoyed a solid, if unspectacular, début in the German series.
Audi’s Hockenheimring poleman Timo Scheider has admitted that he had an agreement with fellow front-row man Augusto Farfus to work together to drive away from the field in the season opener.