aul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) placed fourth in the second race at the Norisring in front of 123,500 spectators (over the weekend). His Mercedes-AMG DTM team-mate Lucas Auer (BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) finished the eighth race of the DTM season in fifth place.
After a collision with Mattias Ekström on the first lap, Di Resta had to contend with a damaged car for the rest of the race. His P4 finish in the race takes the Scottish driver up to third in the championship table. The 2010 DTM champion is now only five points behind Marco Wittmann (BMW) and three behind Edoardo Mortara (Audi).
Robert Wickens (SILBERPFEIL Energy Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) had to make another stop in the pits after a contact, causing him to narrowly miss a points-scoring finish in eleventh place. Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) and DTM rookie Esteban Ocon (FREE MEN’S WORLD Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) took P12 and P13 respectively. Christian Vietoris (BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) came home in 15th place.
Daniel Juncadella (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) and Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) did not take the chequered flag.
The next race weekend: The DTM will head from the streets of Nuremberg to the dunes of Zandvoort where the fifth race weekend of the 2016 DTM season will be held at the Circuit Park Zandvoort, 15th-17th July.
Source: Mercedes-AMG DTM