Christian Vietoris1989-04-01 (age 30)
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New Mercedes DTM test and reserve driver Christian Vietoris will race for the German manufacturer in this year's Blancpain GT Series with the factory-supported Strakka squad.
A spectacular charge to victory from Audi's Edoardo Mortara was not enough to deny BMW's Marco Wittmann his second DTM drivers' title.
Audi's Jamie Green topped DTM's Sunday qualifying at Circuit Park Zandvoort, but could yet lose pole due to speeding in the pitlane.
Mercedes driver Robert Wickens took his fourth pole position in the DTM in Saturday qualifying at Zandvoort.
Mercedes driver Robert Wickens has dubbed Audi rival Mattias Ekstrom "an idiot" after the duo collided while fighting at the front of the DTM Saturday race at the Norisring.
Mercedes driver Christian Vietoris saw off Audi duo Mattias Ekstrom and Jamie Green to claim pole for the Saturday race at the Norisring.
Both Pink Panthers in the points: Lucas Auer and Christian Vietoris secure points in home race of Mercedes-AMG DTM Team Mücke
AMG-Team HTP Motorsport starts with three Mercedes-AMG GT3
Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) still leads by three points in P1 in drivers' standings
Despite Paul Di Resta defending his championship lead - disappointing first race day for Mercedes-AMG DTM Team in Spielberg
Gary Paffett in fifth place after terrific comeback
Paul Di Resta and Christian Vietoris finished fourth and fifth respectively
Ulrich Fritz: “To lose two cars on the final lap when they were heading for a points-scoring finish is simply not acceptable.”
Robert Wickens scored his first DTM win of the season after his Mercedes teammate Christian Vietoris’s hopes of victory were dashed by a tardy pitstop at the legendary Norisring street circuit.
BMW driver Bruno Spengler ended Mercedes’s Norisring domination, taking pole for today’s DTM race.