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DTM: Red Bull Ring Spielberg, Austria


When:
June 2, 2013 – June 4, 2013 all-day
2013-06-02T05:00:00+00:00
2013-06-04T05:00:00+00:00
Where:
Red Bull Ring Spielberg, Austria
Spielberg
Schloßweg 1, 8724 Spielberg
Austria

Track info

Track length: 4.326 km
Race distance: 42 laps = 181.692 km
DTM track record in qualifying: Edoardo Mortara (Audi), 1m 38.105s = 158.700 km/h (June 04, 2011/Q3)
DTM track record in the race: Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz), 1m 26.298s = 180.463 km/h (June 05, 2011)
Pole position 2011: Martin Tomczyk (Audi), 1m 40.001s = 155.700 km/h
Fastest lap 2011: Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz), 1m 26.298s = 180.463 km/h
Turnout 2011: 48,000
TV live rating 2011: 1.59 million/12.9 % market share (source: ARD)

Rahel Frey about the Red Bull Ring: “The race track at Spielberg is my favorite circuit on the DTM calendar. I immediately felt comfortable there in 2011. The atmosphere was incredible; you could really feel how the fans joined in the celebration. In addition, Spielberg is a track with a long motorsport history that naturally blends with the landscape. There is a heavy strain on the brakes, though, due to the many up- and downhill passages. If you make a mistake, it usually has a major effect because you lose time on the next uphill stretch. There are some good opportunities for overtaking. It’s easy to follow the rhythm of the track. Spielberg no doubt suits racers with a smooth driving style.”

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