Lucas Auer fastest Mercedes-AMG driver on second day of testing







Published by Johann Verster Date: March 27, 2015
Categories: Mercedes-Benz

  • Second day of testing this week at the Circuito do Estoril
  • The four Mercedes-AMG drivers covered 1,179 test kilometres
  • Lucas Auer: “I’m pleased to have completed this test week with a decent lap time.”

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Date:
Thursday 26th March, 2015
Circuit:
Circuito do Estoril
Circuit length:
4.182 km
Drivers:
Lucas Auer, Maximilian Götz, Christian Vietoris, Robert Wickens
Kilometres covered:
1,179
Weather:
Mostly cloudy with showers from time to time
Auer
Götz
Vietoris
Wickens
Car No:
22
84
8
6
Session 1/2:
P1 / P12
P5 / P11
P12 / P6
P10 / P10
Combined:
P1
P8
P9
P13
Laps:
22 / 52
31 / 53
30 / 30
27 / 37
Best lap time:
1:32.748 / 1:34.810
1:33.133 / 1:34.766
1:34.523 / 1:33.163
1:34.350 / 1:33.518
Estoril: The Mercedes-AMG DTM Team continued testing at the Circuito do Estoril on Thursday. On the second day of testing, the two DTM rookies Lucas Auer and Maximilian Götz were busy out on track once again and were joined for the first time this week by two winners DTM race winners, Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens.
Lucas Auer posted the fastest lap time of the four Mercedes-AMG drivers during the day’s two test sessions. He secured his personal best time of 1:32.748 in the morning session. Overall, the Mercedes-AMG quartet put in 282 laps on Thursday, the equivalent of 1,179 kms.
The team will conclude testing in Estoril on Friday. Daniel Juncadella, Gary Paffett, Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens will take their places in the cockpits of their Mercedes-AMG C63 DTMs for the third and final day of testing.
Lucas Auer: “A smashing day for me and the team. We worked well together and collected valuable data. I’m very pleased to round off this test week with a decent lap time after two days of testing at Estoril.”