Ricardo Feller took victory in the second DTM race at Zandvoort finishing 2.7 seconds ahead of the Porsche of Thomas Preining with Luca Stolz taking third place. The win is Feller’s second in the series and puts him into second place in the championship whilst Preining’s second place secured him the championship lead.
DTM ZANDVOORT: RACE ONE
It was a scorching hot day at the Zandvoort circuit as the second race of the DTM season got underway. The track temperatures soared to a blistering 47 degrees Celsius, setting the stage for an intense battle among the drivers.
Ricardo Feller, driving with determination and skill, claimed the coveted pole position. The young Swiss driver had shown great promise in previous races and was eager to secure another victory. As the lights went out, Feller unleashed his car’s power and darted ahead, taking the lead from the start.
Throughout the race, Feller displayed flawless control and unmatched speed, leaving his rivals in his wake. Lap after lap, he maintained his position at the front of the pack, demonstrating exceptional composure under pressure. The crowd watched in awe as Feller executed every corner with precision, leaving no room for his opponents to challenge him.
Behind Feller, Thomas Preining put on an impressive display of skill in his Porsche 911 GT3 R. With each passing lap, Preining closed the gap between himself and the leader. His aggressive driving style and precise overtakes allowed him to climb through the ranks, eventually securing the second position.
Meanwhile, Luca Stolz, piloting a Mercedes-AMG GT3, fought hard to defend his position against the relentless attacks from other drivers. Stolz’s consistent performance paid off as he successfully defended his third-place finish, earning him a spot on the podium.
As the checkered flag waved, Ricardo Feller crossed the finish line, sealing his second win in the DTM. The victory propelled him to second place in the championship standings, making him a formidable contender for the upcoming races. Thomas Preining’s strong finish secured him the lead in the championship, reflecting his consistent performances throughout the season.
With the Zandvoort race in the rearview mirror, the DTM season continues to gain momentum. The next round will take place at the iconic Norisring, where drivers would face new challenges and battle for supremacy on the renowned street circuit from July 7th to 9th.