Klettwitz: time penalty grid: a Champion is stripped of victory at Spa but

Audi driver René Rast has been known to cart the victory in the second race of the season of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) final but. The Deutsche Mo

Klettwitz: time penalty grid: a Champion is stripped of victory at Spa but

Audi driver René Rast has been known to cart the victory in the second race of the season of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) final but.

The Deutsche Motor Sport Bund (DMSB) was considered a failure of the two-time Champions at the race in Spa-Francorchamps with a time penalty of ten seconds. Raster slips in order from the first to the third rank. "I'm obviously disappointed that I lost the Pitstop penalty victory in Spa my," said the two-time DTM Champion after the pronouncement of Judgment on Friday at noon at the lausitzring.

raster pushed as a Leading on the Ardennes course two Times, the so-called Push-to-Pass System (PTP) for short term 60 HP more power is available. As the first place he is not allowed to use the overtaking aid but and is also protected by the so-called Marshalling-System activation. However, due to connection problems on the route, the Marshalling System was not able to provide this protection. "I had pushed the PTP Button, instinctively, as the System showed me that I can use PTP. To me there is no benefit from the use of demonstrably originated,“ said the 33-year-old Minden.

Audi was able to demonstrate in the hearing that grid is activated, the 60 HP where it has brought him no advantage. Audi estimated the temporal advantage of 0.01 seconds. Due to the small time difference of the DMSB took the Audi drivers with the time penalty. "We accept the decision of the stewards," said Audi Motorsport Director Dieter Gass, "I am disappointed with the penalty. René had through the action of no advantage.“

Of the demotion, benefits, Nico Müller, who later received the victory and after two races, with 53 points in the overall classification lead. Grid is now available with 29 points in third place behind Jamie Green (30/Audi). This weekend, Rast has the ability to shrink in two races at the lausitzring (Saturday and Sunday 13.30 PM/Sat 1) the distance.

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Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 20:26

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