Completely happy day for Thomas Preining. The person from Linz received the DTM race on the Norisring in Nuremberg in a superior method along with his Porsche.
It was the primary victory within the DTM for the 23-year-old from Linz and in addition for Porsche. In a primary response, he spoke of a “good” day and simply “insanity”. After the award ceremony, Preining quickly recovered: “It was world class, the automobile was very sturdy and we have been sturdy on the brakes. However it was an extended, exhausting street to get there. Nonetheless, right this moment was a thrill.”
Preining is just the third Austrian to win a DTM race, after Lucas Auer and Philipp Eng.
Second place went to Dennis Olsen from Norway, third was the German Rene Rast. Philipp Eng (“That was borderline right this moment.”) took fifth place, compatriot Clemens Schmid was tenth.
The race was much less good for a lot of different starters. Solely 11 of the 27 automobiles that began made it to the end. The race on the slender observe with the 2 hairpin bends was interrupted a number of instances by severe accidents. Lucas Auer and Mirko Bortolotti additionally retired after crashes.