For the first time since 2002, the DTM is racing at Zolder (Saturday and Sunday live on German TV Channel SAT.1 starting at 1 PM CEST). For DTM runner-up Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, it is a home round: the Dutchman lives near the Belgian race track and was infected with the racing bug there.
What’s your first memory of Zolder?
So it’s a real home round for you?
Are you going to sleep at home?
Have you ever watched a DTM race at Zolder? The last one took place in 2002.
Where are the best opportunities for overtaking?
What sections are particularly difficult at Zolder?
Is Zolder comparable with any other DTM track?
|You alternate between Formula E and the DTM. Isn’t it hard for you to switch back and forth?
Not at all: I won the Formula E race in Paris and on the following weekend, in the DTM season opener at Hockenheim, finished on podium twice. That says everything. I always try to concentrate on one thing, for instance on the Formula E race in Monaco last week and on the DTM at Zolder this week – including the work in the simulator.
How much fun is the new DTM with the turbo engines delivering more than 610 horsepower?
After the season opener at Hockenheim, who’s the favorite in your book?
What was the response at home to your good performance in the opener at Hockenheim?