Saturday, May 31, 2014

DTM: Miguel Molina fastest in Budapest practice session

By Tarek Ramchani

Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters is moving to Hungary for the very first time, Budapest is hosting the third round of the 2014 season.

Action has started at the Hungarian track with very strong performances from the Audi drivers. An Audi RS 5 DTM lead the field and five other cars made it into the Top 10.

Miguel Molina lead the field with a best time of 1:37.558. The Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline driver was 0.028s faster than the second placed Marco Wittmann and his BMW M4 DTM.

Strong fourth place for Audi Sport Team Rosberg driver Nico Müller with best time of 1:37.972. DTM points leader and 2013 champion Mike Rockenfeller was sixth fastet, the Audi Sport Team Phoenix driver with a best time of 1:38.050. Jaime Green (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) finished in eighth place ahead of two Audi Sport Team Abt drivers Edoardo Mortata in ninth place and Adrien Tambay in tenth.

Only two Audi drivers were outside the Top 10 with Timo Scheider (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) eleventh, and Mattias Ekstrom (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) twelfth.

The qualifying session will follow next, we whish the best of luck to Audi teams and drivers.

Photo credit: Audi Media