The Mercedes-AMG DTM Team has rounded off the season in style. After Pascal Wehrlein (good Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) wrapped up the drivers’ title on Saturday, gooix/Original-Teile Mercedes-AMG claimed the top spot in the DTM team championship in Sunday’s final race.
Wehrlein and his team-mate Christian Vietoris (Original-Teile Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) finished on a joint score of 225 points, enough to take their team to the title by a margin of 19 points. Mercedes-Benz is the most successful brand in the history of the internationally popular touring car series, having secured ten drivers’, 13 team and six manufacturers’ titles in all.
Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) booked P4 in the last race of the season at the Hockenheimring. Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) in P9 also achieved a points-scoring finish. Daniel Juncadella (PETRONAS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) took the chequered flag in P12. Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM), Robert Wickens (SILBERPFEIL Energy Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) and Lucas Auer (BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) placed 13th, 18th and 19th respectively. Christian Vietoris (Original-Teile Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) retired after a collision.
The new DTM champion Pascal Wehrlein (gooix Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) came 20th in the final race of his championship season. The youngest DTM champion in the history of the series celebrated his 21st birthday on Sunday. Twenty-four hours earlier, he clinched the championship title with a P8 finish in the first of the weekend’s two races.
Source: Mercedes-AMG DTM