Audi’s Abt driver secures first win since 2021 in wet-dry contest
The Red Bull Ring witnessed an exhilarating DTM race as Sheldon van der Linde claimed his first victory since 2021, solidifying his position as a formidable force on the track. Van der Linde crossed the finish line almost two seconds ahead of his closest rival, Laurin Heinrich.
Heinrich had initially led the race from pole position, showcasing impressive skill and determination during the first phase. However, van der Linde’s relentless pursuit paid off and he managed to overtake Heinrich to take the lead and ultimately secure the win.
The fight for the final podium spot was nothing short of intense, with Ricardo Feller, van der Linde’s teammate, engaging in a thrilling battle with Rene Rast. Feller emerged victorious, holding off Rast’s advances and securing his place on the podium.
Meanwhile, championship leader Mirko Bortolotti faced a challenging race and finished in ninth place. The damp track conditions caused difficulties for many drivers, testing their adaptability and skill.
The race at the Red Bull Ring demonstrated the competitive nature of the DTM series, with drivers pushing themselves to the limit in pursuit of victory. Van der Linde’s triumph serves as a reminder of his talent and determination, firmly establishing him as a contender in the championship.
As the season progresses, the DTM series promises more exhilarating battles and nail-biting moments. Stay tuned to RaceTrackWorld.com for the latest updates and analysis from the world of motorsport.