Strong team performance.
Mercedes-AMG DTM driver Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) finished on the podium in second place in the second race at the Nürburgring. A strong team performance by the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team was rounded off by Pascal Wehrlein (gooix Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, fifth place), Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, sixth place) and Daniel Juncadella (PETRONAS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, tenth place). So, four Mercedes-AMG DTM drivers placed in the Top Ten. Wehrlein secured a points-scoring finish for the 14th time in 16 races – more than any other driver in the field. Fifth place enabled him to extend his lead in the drivers’ standings before the season finale at Hockenheim. He is now 37 points up on Audi driver Edoardo Mortara. In addition, gooix/Original-Teile Mercedes-AMG also top the DTM team standings with a lead of 40 points. Some 69,000 spectators came through the gates over the weekend to watch the two races in the Eifel.
Christian Vietoris (Original-Teile Mercedes C 63 DTM) finished his home race in 14th place. Lucas Auer (BWT Mercedes C 63 DTM) crossed the line in P19. Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) retired after eight laps. Robert Wickens (SILBERPFEIL Energy Mercedes AMG C 63 DTM) also had to retire with damage to his suspension after a collision at the start.