Rene Rast won the 500th anniversary of the DTMAugust 25, 2019
2017 DTM champion Rene Rast rehabilitated himself for a Saturday race at the Lausitzring, winning Sunday, which was five hundredth in the history of the championship.
Rasta’s main competitor Nico Muller qualified third and failed to start, rolling back to the end of the top ten. Rast at the start overtook Jonathan Aberdeen and took the lead in the fourth round, without resistance having passed the holder of the pole Jamie Green.
Muller quickly returned to clean second place thanks to an early pit stop, but failed to impose a fight on Rene Rastu, who confidently won the race with an advantage of 5.1 seconds. Mike Rockenfeller finished 3.8 seconds behind, adding to the podium.
Jamie Green lost time due to the strategy of a drawn pit stop and returned to the track only sixth, but managed to win back positions with Jonathan Aberdeen and Robin Frains. South African at the end of the race was also Marco Wittmann, who at the finish line became the best of the racers BMW. The spectacle zone was closed by Loic Duval, Pietro Fittipaldi and Philip Eng.
The penultimate stage of the championship September 14-15 will take the Nurburgring. In the individual competition, Rene Rast has 234 points, and Nico Muller has 214 points.
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