Audi Dtm 2021
Rene Rast “merits a finished 12 months” in Formula E based on his performances in the six-race Berlin 2019-20 division finale, in line with Audi assistant Lucas di Grassi.
Double DTM great Rast changed sacked disciplinarian Daniel Abt for the Tempelhof Airport ambit ahead this month, engaging in a 3rd and fourth-area inside the final double-header.
Audi’s drawing close avenue from the DTM should leave Rast afterwards a flagship pressure abutting 12 months, although he is extensively widespread to absorb the FE bench abutting season.
Audi FE abiding Di Grassi reckons Rast could be “a considerable accession to the crew” based on the 2 drivers’ agnate comments.
He told Motorsport.Com: “[Rast] became worrying in the aboriginal contest [10th and 13th] however within the aftermost , which became under hobby demanding, he did a real applicable process.
“He changed into constantly short, so it’s ideal to just accept his ascribe in the vehicle.
“His acknowledgment became real agnate to abundance so we were given forth actual properly. What he simple from the automobile is real agnate to what I’ve been allurement Audi for a persisted time now, so it aloof confirms the management I’ve been pushing.
“Rene moreover thinks it’s the aforementioned path, in order that’s additionally real suitable as it does no longer actualize any war.
“I can be brought than blessed to accept him as a assistant for abutting department if that’s Audi’s choice, I don’t apperceive actually how aggregate is activity to go.
“I receive no recommendation of how Audi is interest to do it for abutting division so it’s aloof that if Rene is in the team, he’s a actual suitable addition.
“He’s a real appropriate motive force, actual clever, achieved and I expect he deserves a carried out year at the least.
“He customary in Berlin that he may be real competitive.”
René Rast, Aggregation Aguri
Photo by using: FIA Formula E
Rast already contested an FE coincidence within the German fundamental – on the Alexanderplatz artery ambit – in 2016, accepting been drafted in via the Aggregation Aguri band for the 2016 race.
He became a backward backup for Antonio Felix da Costa, who faced a affray with the DTM collection. Rast retired afterwards acquaintance with Bruno Senna.
Di Grassi stated that Rast’s persisted runout inside the contempo afterpiece become “very beneficial” for a almost novice disciplinarian advancing into the all-electric championship.
“Imagine if it turned into a accustomed season,” added di Grassi. “It takes a continued time [to acclimatise] in altered tracks, altered energies, altered forms of race.
“In Berlin, you had one steady. You have been there, it changed into a number of time to analyse data, to learn, to do the aforementioned afresh on the aforementioned music, so it became a absolute [environment for a] admission [with Audi].
“I assume the bearings with Rene is actual favourable and I would clearly adore if he joins as a teammate.
“It would be for me I anticipate a massive footfall as much as try to apprentice added and accepting altered views and altered way to analyze my information.”