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Marco Wittmann es­tab­lished a strong lead in the DTM cham­pi­onship points af­ter a win and a podium at the Nur­bur­gring last week­end. The Ger­man – 2014 DTM cham­pion – in­her­ited pole af­ter a grid penalty for Lucas Auer, and stormed to a 7s vic­tory head­ing Brit Tom Blomqvist. Edoardo Mor­tara won the sec­ond race with Wittmann third, but the ti­tle leader’s main chal­lengers Jamie Green and Robert Wick­ens both fin­ished out of the points. Mor­tara as­sumes sec­ond in the points with two events to go… Lance Stroll and Max­i­m­il­ian Gun­ther made it a hat-trick of wins for Prema Pow­erteam in Euro­pean F3 at the Nur­bur­gring. Ge­orge Rus­sell was the only Brit on the podium in the triple-header with third in the opener… Tom Dill­mann main­tained his For­mula V8 3.5 ti­tle lead with third and sec­ond­placed fin­ishes at the Red Bull Ring. SMP’S Matthieu Vax­iviere and Ar­den’s Aure­lien Pa­nis took the vic­to­ries… Denny Ham­lin held off Kyle Lar­son to win NASCAR’S Rich­mond race, as tyre fail­ures blighted the run­ning. The record for the num­ber of cau­tions in a Sprint Cup race was bro­ken with 16… Spa and Nur­bur­gring 24 Hour-win­ning out­fit WRT will make its LMP2 de­but at Spa on Septem­ber 25. The team will field a Ligier-judd/ BMW JSP2 in the Euro­pean Le Mans Series for brothers Lau­rens and Dries Vanthoor and ex-manor F1 man Will Stevens...

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