Thomas Preining won his first Porsche victory

Thomas Preining won his first Porsche victory

Munich / Nuremberg – What happened in Saturday’s DTM race at Norisring in Nuremberg was a real demolition derby! And only one person had a steady head: Bernhard Porsche driver Thomas Preining, who had started the race from second place, won after three phases of safety cars and one full yellow motion in front of a fellow SSR brand partner, Dennis Olsen, who ran the Porsche power output. is complete.

The Norwegian citizen surpassed Abt-Audi driver Rene Rast, who was in second place for a long time, shortly before the end after a few communications. The fourth was SSR Porsche driver Laurens Vanthoor, fifth went to Philipp Eng as the best BMW driver, the sixth was AMG local hero Maximilian Götz.

Already at the start of the crash on the Grundigkehre, which caused a series of aftermath of a collision between Mercedes-AMG driver Arjun Maini and Franck Perera, a substitute for Grasser-Lamborghini, several vehicles were pulled out of the race. But it went the same way – and because of the wild driving style there was no resumption that did not end with indifference anymore.

In the end only 11 of the 27 cars remained – and crown contenders such as DTM leader Sheldon van der Linde, who defended his title in the championship, Mirko Bortolotti, Lucas Auer and Nico Müller did not reach the finish line.

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