Wickens leads Canadian 1-2 in Germany

A happy Wickens

Canadian Robert Wickens wins from local boy Christian Vietoris and fellow Canadian Bruno Spengler in the second DTM race at the Norisring this weekend.

Sheer joy for Robert Wickens. At the Norisring, the only street circuit on the DTM calendar, the Mercedes-Benz driver scored his third victory in the DTM.

At the end of an action-packed race, the Canadian finished well ahead of his fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris. At the finish line, he had a margin of 7.239 seconds.

The battle for third, on the other hand, was a fierce one. Bruno Spengler came out on top to secure the first podium finish for BMW in the 2015 season. In an entertaining duel, the Canadian overtook Mattias Ekstrom in an Audi RS 5 DTM on the penultimate lap.

Jamie Green (Audi) remains in the lead of the drivers' standings after the third DTM weekend with 81 points. In the race on Sunday, Green ended up 19th.


Pos Driver Team Car Behind
1 Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 0.000s
2 Christian Vietoris HWA Mercedes 7.239s
3 Bruno Spengler MTEK BMW 10.975s
4 Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 11.595s
5 Pascal Wehrlein HWA Mercedes 14.956s
6 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 15.378s
7 Gary Paffett ART Mercedes 16.098s
8 Daniel Juncadella Mucke Mercedes 17.489s
9 Lucas Auer ART Mercedes 32.871s
10 Maxime Martin RMG BMW 34.605s
11 Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 38.455s
12 Antonio Felix da Costa Schnitzer BMW 38.937s
13 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 47.827s
14 Adrien Tambay Abt Audi 1 Lap
15 Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1 Lap
16 Tom Blomqvist RBM BMW 1 Lap
17 Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 1 Lap
18 Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1 Lap
19 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 1 Lap
20 Nico Muller Rosberg Audi 9 Laps
Timo Glock MTEK BMW Retired
Maximilian Gotz Mucke Mercedes Retired
Augusto Farfus RBM BMW Retired
Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi Retired

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