British racer Gary Paffett celebrated Sunday's DTM victory at the Lausitzring and handed Mercedes-Benz their 150th series win.
After 52 laps, the 2005 DTM champion, Gary Paffett, crossed the finish line as the buoyant winner.
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After a difficult qualifying session on Saturday, Gary Paffett would have been satisfied with a top six result on home soil.
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Not only did Audi's Mike Rockenfeller take the DTM victory on the Brands Hatch circuit but he also is the new series points leader.
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The DTM racers were very close in qualifying on the Brands Hatch 1.929 kilometres long track
The first race of the season covers 42 laps and 192.108 kilometres and starts on Sunday at 13:30 hrs (CET).
The second day of the four day test on the 2.977 Circuit de Catalunya a Mercedes driver again on the top of the timesheets.
The DTM teams also test the DRS (Drag Reduction System), allowing the drivers to open a rear-wing flap and temporarily increase their top speed, this way.
The DTM’s involvement in the ’Ball des Sports’ charity gala is a matter of honour and a well-liked tradition. BMW's Bruno Spengler and Martin Tomczyk, and Audi's Timo Scheider and Mike Rockenfeller will attend along with Mercedes drivers,Gary...