DTM Hungaroring: Mortara on race two pole, Wittmann third

Audi's Edoardo Mortara claimed a second DTM pole of the weekend at the Hungaroring ahead of Mattias Ekstrom and championship leader Marco Wittmann

DTM Hungaroring: Mortara on race two pole, Wittmann third

Title contender Mortara backed up a dominant showing on Saturday - winning from pole position - with the fastest lap in Sunday's second qualifying session, recording a time of 1m34.984s in his Team Abt Sportsline RS5 to usurp fellow Audi driver Ekstrom by 0.154 seconds with his final lap.

But Wittmann, who is 14 points clear of Mortara in the points, ended the session only one thousandth slower than Ekstrom in his Team RMG BMW M4 to break up Audi's dominance of the front of the grid.

Jamie Green led for much of the session but was bumped back to fourth late on, himself ending up just 0.006s down on Wittmann's time.

Saturday podium finisher Miguel Molina made it four Audis in the first five positions with fifth, while Team RBM drivers Maxime Martin and Tom Blomqvist backed up BMW's improved pace in sixth and seventh respectively.

Robert Wickens wound up fastest of the Mercedes contingent in eighth, four tenths away from Mortara's pole time, while Nico Muller and Adrien Tambay completed the top 10 in their Audis.

RACE TWO GRID

Pos Driver Team Car Gap Laps
1 Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1m34.984s 8
2 Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 0.154s 9
3 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 0.155s 7
4 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 0.161s 9
5 Miguel Molina Abt Audi 0.207s 9
6 Maxime Martin RBM BMW 0.319s 8
7 Tom Blomqvist RBM BMW 0.389s 9
8 Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 0.404s 8
9 Nico Muller Abt Audi 0.476s 9
10 Adrien Tambay Rosberg Audi 0.492s 9
11 Daniel Juncadella HWA Mercedes 0.550s 7
12 Antonio Felix da Costa Schnitzer BMW 0.553s 9
13 Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 0.578s 8
14 Augusto Farfus MTEK BMW 0.579s 9
15 Timo Glock RMG BMW 0.583s 10
16 Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi 0.667s 8
17 Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 0.739s 8
18 Christian Vietoris Mucke Mercedes 0.783s 8
19 Bruno Spengler MTEK BMW 0.851s 9
20 Lucas Auer Mucke Mercedes 0.865s 8
21 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 0.875s 7
22 Gary Paffett ART Mercedes 0.929s 7
23 Maximilian Gotz HWA Mercedes 0.977s 8
- Felix Rosenqvist ART Mercedes 1.078s 8

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