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Engstler elated with first WTCC victory PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 August 2011 13:05

DRIVER UPDATE : Asian Touring Car Series : Franz Engstler

Two weeks ago, Franz Engstler took his first career podium at Donington Park with a third place. The Liqui-Moly Engstler BMW driver has gone one better today to take the first official win for an independent competitor in the WTCC.

Engstler looks forward to home race PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 00:42

DRIVER UPDATE : Asian Touring Car Series : Franz Engstler

German racer Franz Engstler is looking forward to his home WTCC event this weekend at Oschersleben.

Two weeks ago at Donington Park, at the wheel of his BMW 320 TC run by the Liqui Moly team, Engstler claimed his best result ever in WTCC, finishing third in the second race behind the Chevrolet Cruze cars of Yvan Muller and Rob Huff.

This also enabled him to close the gap in the Yokohama Trophy where he currently lies fourth, only ten points behind Norbert Michelisz.

Engstler, who turned 50 last Monday, hopes to have another positive weekend at the Motorsport Arena. "My podium in the second race at Donington showed that our BMW 320 TC is really working well. I am obviously very much up for the races in Oschersleben. Another top result would be the perfect belated birthday present!"

Prepared by www.FIAWTCC.com




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