Saturday, October 18, 2014

DTM: Miguel Molina third fastest in Hockenheim FP2

By Tarek Ramchani

Audi lead the first free practice session earlier today with Mattias Ekström . In the second sessions, Audi drivers performed well again.

Miguel Molina was best within the Audi squad ending in a fine third place. The Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline driver set a best time of 1:38.853. he was right behind two BMW drivers, leader Marco Wittmann and second placed Joey Hand.

The 2013 DTM champion Mike Rockenfeller was fourth fastest. The Audi Sport Team Phoenix set a best time of 3:25.958.

Three other Audi drivers made it into the Top 10. Adrien Tambay (Audi Sport Team Abt) was sixth. Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) was eighth. Mattias Ekström (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) who lead FP1 was tenth.

The remaining three Audi drivers were further behind. Timo Scheider (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) was fifteenth. Jamie Green (Audi Sport Team Rosber) was twenty-first. The British driver went off track into the gravel trap in the closing stages of the 1-hour session. Edoardo Mortata (Audi Sport Team Abt) was twenty-second.

Second practice session results can be seen here.

The qualifying session will follow next. Audi drivers will fight for pole position in the last round of the 2014 season.

Photo credit: Audi Media