Dumbreck targets Zandvoort glory

Opel's Peter Dumbreck has targeted this weekend's penultimate round of the DTM at Zandvoort in Holland to bounce back from two consecutive non-scores

Dumbreck targets Zandvoort glory

The Scottish driver had scored in every race in the first six rounds of the season, but has failed to score at either Nurburgring or the A1-Ring since.

"It's really a pity that I've not been able to score any points in two consecutive races," said Dumbreck. "Of course, this can always happen. However, a crash like the one at the A1-Ring in the opening lap is definitely frustrating, especially given the fact that things had really been looking good for us at the A1-Ring.

"I'll do my level best to beef up my score, at Zandvoort and then at the season's finale at Hockenheim. Zandvoort is a circuit with many flowing corners, some of which are really fast. I love such corners, and the Astra is well-suited for them, too."

The title battle is exclusively a Mercedes-Benz affair, however. Bernd Schneider leads AMG team-mate Christijan Albers by three points with two races remaining. Also in the hunt is A1-Ring race winner, Marcel Fassler.

"As a Dutchman, Christijan will get a lot of support, but a lot of pressure as well," said Schneider. "I hope that I am still the championship leader after this race, then everything is open for Hockenheim."

Albers said: "For me, the only important thing is getting the best result out of every race."

Reigning champion Laurent Aiello of the Abt Sportsline Audi team sewed up the title at Zandvoort last year, but has changed his priorities to race wins this time around.

"My goal is a position among the first three in the championship," he said. "And the road there is quite clear: Abt Sportsline has to win the remaining two races."

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