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Polesitter Liam Lawson left it until the last possible moment to go full throttle at the start of the first DTM race at Assen, but the Red Bull junior wasn’t to blame for the chaos that ensued behind him.
Abt Sportsline team principal Thomas Biermaier feels the DTM should have sent out a warning before deploying the safety car that cost Kelvin van der Linde the lead of the championship at Assen.
The DTM has decided against bringing pitstops under the purview of Balance of Performance in 2021 following an investigation into the apparent advantage enjoyed by Ferrari and Mercedes teams.
Mercedes driver Lucas Auer claimed his first victory of the 2021 DTM season at Assen after holding off championship leader Liam Lawson in the closing stages of Sunday's second race.
Lucas Auer put Mercedes on pole position for the second DTM race at Assen, topping Sunday’s qualifying from BMW’s Marco Wittmann and new championship leader Liam Lawson.
Factory BMW driver Marco Wittmann clinched his second victory of the 2021 season at Assen, as Liam Lawson snatched the points lead following a nightmare race for Kelvin van der Linde.
Factory Lamborghini driver Mirko Bortolotti will make his maiden DTM appearance at Assen next weekend, driving a third Huracan GT3 Evo run by T3 Motorsport.