DTM prepares for British round
The DTM is set to Brands Hatch round, as the series head to Uk soil for a two-day weekend. With just a sole 45-minute practice session on Saturday morning and the first qualifying one hour later, the 11th race of the season kicks off on 13:30 local time (14:30 CEST), with the 12th event starting at the same time on Sunday.
Audi works driver René Rast leads the overall standings with 158 points, ahead of his brand colleague Nico Müller (136). The Swissman is the only DTM driver to have scored points in every race this season. Marco Wittmann, who finished the previous round at Assen with a win and a second place finish, is the best-placed BMW driver in third place (118 points), closely followed by his brand colleague Philipp Eng, on 111 points .
Daniel Juncadella, who celebrated the first DTM victory of his career at Brands Hatch last year, has emerged as the most diligent point collector for newcomers R-Motorsport’s Aston Martin, taking home 15 of his 17 points from the last two rounds at Assen and Norisring.