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DATE News (chronologically)
08/19/12
DTM
Second season victory for Bruno Spengler
Bruno Spengler (BMW) is the winner of the DTM race at the NĂĽrburgring. After 49 laps at the 3.629 kilometres long Eifel circuit, he crossed the finish line with his BMW M3 DTM to claim his second win of the season. Edoardo Mortara (Audi) finished second, 6.7 seconds behind the French-Canadian. With Martin Tomczyk, another BMW driver rounded out the podium. Canadian Robert Wickens (Mercedes-Benz) finished in 7th while American Joey Hand (BMW) had a bad start of the race from 14th on the grid and couldn't make up for his loss in the first lap, eventually finishing 18th.

Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz) retained his lead in the DTM drivers’ standings with fifth place behind Jamie Green (Mercedes-Benz) and Mike Rockenfeller (Audi). He remains in first place with 103 points, followed by Spengler (83 points) and Green (81 points).

Results - 49 laps:

Pos Driver Team/Car Time/Gap
1. Bruno Spengler (CDN) Schnitzer BMW 1h11m12.847s
2. Edoardo Mortara (I) Rosberg Audi + 6.703s
3. Martin Tomczyk (D) RMG BMW + 10.802s
4. Jamie Green (GB) HWA Mercedes + 22.019s
5. Mike Rockenfeller (D) Phoenix Audi + 23.054s
6. Gary Paffett (GB) HWA Mercedes + 23.765s
7. Robert Wickens (CDN) Mucke Mercedes + 25.041s
8. Filipe Albuquerque (P) Rosberg Audi + 29.601s
9. Timo Scheider (D) Abt Audi + 30.422s
10. Augusto Farfus (BR) RBM BMW + 33.686s
11. Mattias Ekstrom (S) Abt Audi + 35.436s
12. Dirk Werner (D) Schnitzer BMW + 40.828s
13. Ralf Schumacher (D) HWA Mercedes + 42.526s
14. Rahel Frey (CH) Abt Audi + 43.105s
15. Miguel Molina (E) Phoenix Audi + 46.558s
16. Christian Vietoris (D) HWA Mercedes + 53.240s
17. Susie Wolff (GB) Persson Mercedes + 1m09.036s
18. Joey Hand (USA) RMG BMW + 1m12.214s
19. Andy Priaulx (GB) RBM BMW + 1m25.739s
20. David Coulthard (GB) Mucke Mercedes + 1 lap

Retirements:
Adrien Tambay (F) Abt Audi 14 laps
Roberto Merhi (E) Persson Mercedes 9 laps
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