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luglio 07, 2019 - Audi

From zero to hero: Rast wins at Audi’s home round

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  • Third victory this season for René Rast with near-35-second advantage

  • Pole position, track records and second place for Nico Müller

  • Loïc Duval finishes in fourth from last row on the grid

Nuremberg, July 6, 2019 – A great day for Audi at its home round in #Nuremberg: In front of a full house, René Rast won Saturday’s #DTM race at the Norisring with an advantage of nearly 35 seconds in spite of having dropped to the last position at the start. Nico Müller, the fastest driver in qualifying, snatched the runner-up’s spot on the last lap, so perfecting an Audi one-two result. Loïc Duval completed the strong showing of the new Audi RS 5 #DTM in fourth position.

On the way to his third victory this season and the 13th in total in his #DTM career, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg experienced an emotional roller coaster ride. At the start, the 2017 #DTM Champion stopped. Rast had to restart the engine and dropped to the last position. When a safety car period became apparent, his team reacted in nothing flat and called Rast in to pit for a tire change after just three laps. Shortly afterwards, he had overtaken all competitors and went on to finish the race with an advantage of nearly 35 seconds.

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