Rast duly brought his car to the line to secure victory – a win that moves him clear of Mattias Ekström as the most winning Audi driver in series history – and with it the championship title. René Rast est un pilote automobile allemand né le 26 octobre 1986 à Minden en Allemagne.Après des débuts en karting et deux saisons en Formule BMW, il participe à divers championnats de voiture de tourisme et à la Porsche Carrera Cup.. Il remporte à deux reprises la Porsche Supercup en 2010 et 2011 ainsi que la Porsche Carrera World Cup en 2011 . The Audi driver won the season finale at Hockenheim with his Audi RS 5 DTM in commanding style and once again wrote DTM history: No driver has ever managed to win the title three times in his first four years. Beim Finale in Hockenheim hat sich René Rast (34) zum dritten Mal den Titel in der DTM geschnappt. Rene Rast makes a full-time ABB FIA Formula E World Championship return for 2020/21 after an impressive six-race stint with the team at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport Circuit to round out Season 6. Twitter. Before the move had been completed, Müller was reporting a potential issue with his push-to-pass and he seemed unable to respond to Rast having dropped to second and was soon reporting tyre issues on the team radio. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has confirmed that the German would re-join alongside Lucas di Grassi for the forthcoming campaign . Victory in the race meant Rast was able to not only wrap up the championship title but also achieved his goal of moving ahead of Mattias Ekström in the all-time winners list – making him the leading Audi driver in series history in terms of wins. René Rast admitted he was full of emotion after successfully securing his third DTM title during a dramatic final weekend of the Class 1 era at Hockenheim. The three bonus points, allied to a non-score for Müller, meant Rast held a 16 point lead going into the race and the Team Rosberg driver would produce a dominant performance in the race as he beat his fellow Audi racer to the win by more than ten seconds. René Rast will drive for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler in Season 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, partnering Lucas di Grassi at the German marque. The defending champion quickly established a slender lead over Rockenfeller at the front, with Müller, Green, Aberdein and Robin Frijns rounding out the top six by the end of lap four. Once push-to-pass and DRS were enabled, Rast made his intentions clear as he launched a bid for the lead at the Hairpin on lap three, going around the outside and then running alongside his fellow Audi man before sliding ahead at turn eight – putting a car between himself and Müller. René Rast hat es wieder geschafft. Down the order, the positions would largely be static through the opening laps, with a rare move seeing Loïc Duval fight his way ahead of Ferdinand Habsburg into the top seven and Frijns clearing Aberdein to take fifth. Rast had extended his advantage in the championship to 20 points over his fellow Audi driver after securing his sixth pole position of the year in a tightly-fought qualifying session on Saturday morning. Der Audi-Pilot ist zum dritten Mal DTM-Champion. That moves him into a share of second on the all-time list alongside Klaus Ludwig and only behind five-time champion Bernd Schneider. “There are so many moments that come to mind and it was hard to keep the focus in that race at times, but I’m so happy for everyone.”. Seine Motorsport-Karriere begann er, wie viele seiner Kollegen auch, im Kartsport, wo er von 1996 bis 2002 aktiv war. “The fight with Nico all year has been an honour as he is fast driver and would have deserved the title – and Robin would have deserved it as well,” Rast added. The tyre changes started at the end of lap twelve with Lucas Auer, running down outside the top ten, being the first driver to head in for his mandatory stop and Müller got the call to box soon after – coming in at the end of lap 14 whilst Rast continued on track. The defending champion had seen his lead in the standings cut to 13 points after the opening race of the finale on Saturday when closest rival Nico Müller beat him to victory, but Rast responded in fine style in Sunday’s qualifying session as he romped to pole. 76.8k Followers, 271 Following, 746 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from René Rast (@renerast) “We just made a few less mistakes, and we had a quick car at the end of the year when it really mattered.”. Rene Rast makes a full-time ABB FIA Formula E World Championship return for 2020/21 after an impressive six-race stint with the team at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport Circuit to round out Season 6. Rene Rast has become a three-time DTM champion by taking victory in the final race of the season at the Hockenheimring. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Frijns and Green were also fighting hard for fourth, with Green battling ahead on lap 30 having dropped behind Frijns following the mandatory stops. René Rast wurde am 26. WhatsApp. With rival Nico Müller knowing he had to take a top two finish to stand any chance of the title, the action kicked off with Rast being jumped by Mike Rockenfeller into turn one and Müller immediately jumping ahead of a slow-starting Jamie Green to move up to third – with the Briton forced to defend hard to keep Jonathan Aberdein’s BMW at bay. Green made a late lunge for third around the outside at the Hairpin on lap 35 and despite Rockenfeller trying to fight back on the exit of the corner, Green was able to make the move stick to move up into third. All rights reserved. Dem Titel folgt eine Zäsur: Für die kommende Saison bekommt die Rennserie ein Facelifting. © 2020 TouringCarTimes. René Rast admitted he was full of emotion after successfully securing his third DTM title during a dramatic final weekend of the Class 1 era at Hockenheim. Setting his fastest lap in the process, Müller then set about trying to close the gap to Rast and took four-tenths of a second out of the leader on lap nine, and then a further three-tenths on lap ten to close to within a second of P1. The defending champion had seen his lead in the standings cut to 13 points after the opening race of the finale on Saturday when closest rival Nico Müller … More » René Rast lands full-time Audi seat for Season 7. by Chris Soulsby. By the start of lap 24, the gap between the two title rivals had gone and Rast blasted ahead through the Parabolika to reclaim the lead. 2017 wurde Rene Rast in seiner DTM-Premierensaison Meister: Wieso der aktuelle Titel einen ähnlichen Stellenwert hat und der Triumph 2019 weniger emotional war All rights reserved. Müller had been pushing hard after his stop and set the fastest lap of the race, meaning that as Rast left the pits, Müller swept through into the de-facto lead – with Sheldon Van der Linde now out front but having yet to stop. Was ihn so erfolgreich macht. By TouringCarTimes René Rast brought the curtain down on the DTM’s Class 1 era with victory in the final race of the season at Hockenheim, securing the championship title for the third time in four seasons in the process. René Rast insisted he was “very unhappy” with the result of race one at Hockenheim after seeing his lead over Nico Müller in the DTM standings cut to 13 points. LinkedIn. René Rast und Nico Müller gehen als aussichtsreichste Titelkandidaten in das DTM-Finale in Hockenheim. 4 weeks ago. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. As the clock ticked down to signal the end of the Class 1 era, Rast gradually extended his lead over Müller to more than ten seconds and with the championship battle all but settled, the focus instead turned to who would join the two contenders on the podium – with Rockenfeller, Green and Frijns running together. However, Rast’s fresher tyres meant he was soon the fastest car on track, setting the fastest lap on lap 20 to take more than a second out of Müller’s advantage and then taking further time out of the Swiss ace on the following two laps to gradually close in on the lead. Rast’s storming lap in qualifying on Sunday morning had put him in the box seat for the finale, with the four-tenths of a second gap over the field behind being the biggest seen all season. Photo: DTM René Rast wraps up third DTM title with final Class 1 victory 2 weeks ago. René Rast brought the curtain down on the DTM’s Class 1 era with victory in the final race of the season at Hockenheim, securing the championship title for the third time in four seasons in the process. Facebook Twitter. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has confirmed that the German would re-join alongside Lucas di Grassi for the forthcoming campaign . René Rast is the 2020 DTM champion. Timo Glock, Van der Linde and Philipp Eng then rounded out the top ten, with all 16 drivers making it to the finish. 0. Lots of things have come together for us as in the middle of the season, we had almost lost the title and within five weeks, we have won it again. Rockenfeller held off Frijns for fourth place with Duval completing an Audi 1-2-3-4-5-6 ahead of Aberdein in the best of the BMWs. Green’s mandatory stop came on lap 16, with Rast the last of the leaders to come in at the end of lap 17. Oktober 1986 inMinden geboren und wuchsin Steyerberg im Landkreis Nienburg/Weser (Niedersachsen) auf. Rast ultimately ended the season 23 points clear of Müller in the standings, with Robin Frijns in third having been in outside contention going into the final rounds of the year. When the BMW finally stopped at the end of lap 19, Müller took over at the front of the pack with a lead of nearly five seconds over Rast – who was well aware of the fact that second was more than enough for the title, even with his rival leading the race. Dabei sind die beiden sich gar nicht so unähnlich. Down the pack, Ferdinand Habsburg was forced to take a trip through the pits for a drive-through for speeding during his mandatory stop, whilst Duval and Aberdein clashed at the Hairpin as the Audi tried to pass the BMW – the pair being forced to swap positions back before Duval completed a clean move for sixth a lap later. Rast was beaten away from the line by fellow front-row starter Mike Rockenfeller at the start, as behind him his title rival Müller moved into third directly behind. RenÈ Rast, Audi e-tron FE06 #66. René Rast admitted he was full of emotion after successfully securing his third DTM title during a dramatic final weekend of the Class 1 era at Hockenheim. René Rast secured his third DTM title with a resounding victory in the second DTM race at the Hockenheimring, as he beat Nico Müller to the win in the final race of the season. As Rast edged away at the front, Müller found himself struggling to close in on Rockenfeller and it would be lap eight before he finally managed to get up to the second placed car and was able to use DRS to get ahead going into the Hairpin. “It’s very emotional,” Rast admitted at the finish, “not only because we have won the drivers title, but also because that was my final lap with this beautiful car. Rockenfeller, Frijns and Aberdein all pitted on the following lap to leave Rast and Green on track, and would rejoin behind Müller who had already had a lap in which to get his tyres up to temperature. Müller had to settle for second place as he wrapped up the runner-up slot, with Green’s late move on Rockenfeller ensuring that he finished the weekend with a second podium finish. © 2020 TouringCarTimes.