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Posted (06/07/2016) -

        Corvette and Porsche wins in ADAC GT Masters DTM wins for Molina and Auer


For the first time since 2008 the ADAC GT Masters and the DTM celebrated their races together at the Eurospeedway Lausitz. In the ADAC GT Masters wins went to the the polesitting Porsche from Martin Ragginger and Robert Renauer. After the compulsory pitstops the Precote Herberth Porsche 911 GT 3 R from Ragginger remained in the lead and took the first Porsche win during this season. Second place went to the GRT Lamborghini from Ineichen/Engelhart. Due to a quick pitstop the Lamborghini remained in the lead and the Corvette from Assenheimer/Schwager finished 3rd. The second race was completely being dominated by the Callaway Corvettes from Daniel Keilwitz/Jules Gounon and Patrick Assenheimer/Dominik Schwager who led until the compulsory pitstops. Thereafter Gounon took the lead in the sister car and brought it home in first place. For Callaway it meant the second racewin of the season. Assenheimer/Schwager finished second and American Conor de Phillipi finished 3rd together with Chistopher Mies in the Land Motorsport Audi R8 LMS.


The first DTM race was being taken by Spaniard Miguel Molina who scored his second career win on Saturday. Miguel did beat his Audi colleague at the start and kept the lead until the chequered flag. “As well as in practice and qualifying our car was just as quick” Molina told. After 32 laps he finished 2.034 secs. ahead of Jamie Green with Canadian Robert Wickens in 3rd. Austrian Lucas Auer scored his maiden DTM win for the Mücke Team. Mattias Ekström finished second but due to a late stop remained the virtual leader for a long period in the race. By finishing 3rd Canadian Robert Wickens took the lead in the table standings with his Mercedes Benz AMG C63 DTM.

Mick Schumacher won two incident filled Formula 4 races with the Premapower Team and Fabian Scherer took the Jenzer entered car to victory in the final race. Due to oil the first Superbike race had to be red flagged and the second was cancelled due to rain. For the 67.500 spectators it had been an fantastic weekend.

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