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Two of the DTM's leading drivers have predicted that this weekend's 'Dream Race' at Fuji will feature much closer competition with their SUPER GT counterparts than was the case at Hockenheim.
Two-time DTM champion Rene Rast defeated his 2019 title rival Marco Wittmann to win the Hockenheim opener, as Jenson Button rallied from a slow pitstop to earn a top 10 finish.
Audi's Rene Rast took his eighth pole of the DTM season at Hockenheim as one-time Formula 1 champion Jenson Button took a surprise sixth as the best-placed SUPER GT driver.
Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass says Rene Rast's run to two DTM titles in the last three seasons is "bizarre" considering the German driver's lack of experience in the series.
Audi's Rene Rast claimed his second DTM title with a third-place finish in Sunday's Nurburgring race, as Jamie Green survived a late challenge from Robin Frijns to win.
Jamie Green sealed pole position for the DTM's Nurburgring finale by a thousandth of a second ahead of championship-leading Audi stablemate Rene Rast.
Rene Rast took his seventh pole position of the 2019 DTM season at the Nurburgring, with BMW making a surprise improvement as Bruno Spengler sealed a front-row start.
Rene Rast bounced back from a disastrous opening DTM Lausitzring race to win the finale, as his Audi teammate and title rival Nico Muller completed a recovery drive to second.
Audi DTM title contenders Rene Rast and Nico Muller have dismissed claims made by two-time champion Timo Scheider that "very high tension" exists between the pair.
DTM championship leader Rene Rast came out on top in a late duel with Audi stablemate and title rival Nico Muller in Sunday's second race at Brands Hatch.
Rene Rast took his fifth pole position of the 2019 DTM season in qualifying for Sunday's Brands Hatch race, as Audi locked out the top eight grid slots.
DTM championship leader Rene Rast left it late to seal pole position for the final race at Assen in a dramatic qualifying session.
Rene Rast says his lead of the DTM championship meant he opted not to take "crazy risks" to defeat Marco Wittmann in the hope of winning the wet Assen opener.
Marco Wittmann defeated Audi drivers Rene Rast and Nico Muller to take victory for BMW in a drenched Assen DTM opener.
DTM points leader Rene Rast secured pole position for the second Norisring race in a pulsating end to Sunday morning qualifying.
Championship leader Rene Rast recovered from stalling at the start to win a frantic opening DTM race at the Norisring in convincing fashion.
Marco Wittmann says it is "unacceptable" that Audi drivers Rene Rast and Jonathan Aberdein were not penalised for the collision that caused the BMW driver to retire.