Saturday, August 1, 2015

DTM: Edoardo Mortara leads a 1-2 Audi in Spielberg FP2

By Tarek Ramchani

A perfect 1-2 Audi in the second DTM free practice session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. As was the case in yesterday's opening practice, Edoardo Mortara who was the fastest.

The Italian driver at Audi Sport Team Abt set the best time in the session with 1:24.793. Edoardo Mortara was the quickest twice and will be among the big favourite to clinch the pole position in the first qualifying session.

Second place went to another Audi driver, Jamie Green. The DTM points leader set a personal best of 1:24.859. The Audi Sport Team Rosberg driver was just 0.066 behind Mortara's best time.

Jamie Green's team-mate Nico Mueller had a very strong session. The Swiss driver at Audi Sport Team Rosberg was fourth fastest.

2013 DTM champion Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) was sixth. Adrien Tambay (Audi Sport Team Abt) was eleventh. Mattias Ekstrom (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) was twelfth.  Miguel Molina (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) was fourteenth. Timo Scheider (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) was fifteenth.

The first DTM qualifying session will be held this afternoon.

Photo credit: DTM