Donington ETCC 2: Muller triumphs

Former FIA F3000 champion Jorg Muller took a commanding victory in the second ETCC race at Donington Park. The BMW 318i driver took the lead at Goddards on lap one when pole-man Duncan Huisman locked a brake and went across the grass

Donington ETCC 2: Muller triumphs

Muller was never again headed, although team-mate and namesake Dirk Muller was in the wars as he attempted to repeat his race one victory. Muller spun out of second place exiting Redgate on lap two after contact with Gabriele Tarquini, an incident which earned the Italian a 25 second penalty, dropping him from his original third place to seventh.

Huisman recovered to second place on the last lap after a long battle with Alfa Romeo driver Gabriele Tarquini, although the Italian's penalty rendered the pass irrelevant.

Jordi Gene took his first podium finish of the year after a quiet race ahead of 2002 champion Fabrizio Giovanardi, with Dirk Muller and Tom Coronel completing the points scorers.

Volvo's Rickard Rydell, who finished second in race one, retired after first corner contact with Coronel, while team-mate James Hanson missed out on a possible points finish when he retired on lap six.




Jorg Muller (BMW 320i E46)
Duncan Huisman (BMW 320I E46), +2.003s
Jordi Gene (BMW 320i E46), +9.463s
Fabrizio Giovanardi (Alfa Romeo 156 Gta), +10.838s
Dirk Muller (BMW 320i E46), +11.542s
Tom Coronel (BMW 320i E46), +13.260s
Gabriele Tarquini (Alfa Romeo 156 Gta), +27.864s
Salvatore Tavano (Honda Civic Type-R), +29.369s
Roberto Colciago (Alfa Romeo 156 Gta), +30.714s
Sanrdo Sardelli (Honda Civic Type-R), +32.976s

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