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Timo Scheider has posted on social media asking for understanding following the controversial "push him out" radio instruction issued to him by Audi.
The Audi DTM squad faces further punishment for the last lap incident involving Timo Scheider in last weekend’s second race at Spielberg, after the matter was referred to the DMSB.
Timo Scheider has been stripped of sixth place in the second DTM race at Spielberg for causing the incident that eliminated Robert Wickens and Pascal Wehrlein.
Audi’s motorsport chief Dr Wolfgang Ullrich had admitted it was him who said “push him out” over the radio to Timo Scheider in the incident which overshadowed today’s fifth round of the DTM at the Red Bull Ring.
Ulrich Fritz: “To lose two cars on the final lap when they were heading for a points-scoring finish is simply not acceptable.”
Mercedes DTM chief Ulrich Fritz has hit out at the way that two of his drivers were taken out on the final lap of the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring this afternoon.
Audi's Mattias Ekstrom beat Gary Paffett as well as treacherous weather conditions to win the 10th round of the DTM at Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring in Austria, his 21st career victory.
Audi's Mattias Ekstrom clinched his first pole of the season and the 20th of his career for Sunday's DTM race at Spielberg in wet conditions.
Audi’s Edoardo Mortara won his third career DTM race at Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring on Saturday, but the big news was the change of points leader following Jamie Green’s early exit from the lead.
The close situation in the championship turn Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring during the DTM weekend into the Mecca for every motor-sport enthusiast.