DTM 2019 needs its own 'push him out'

DTM 2019 needs its own 'push him out'

OPINION: The 2019 DTM title fight looked like it would be a thrilling four-way battle for the crown. But that has boiled down to a two-horse race between Audi drivers Rene Rast and Nico Muller, which means the marque must now let them off the leash

Audi heads to the Lausitzring this weekend knowing that if it outscores BMW by 20 points over the course of the event, it will win the 2019 DTM manufacturers' crown with two rounds still to go.

While a just reward for adapting to the Class One regulations better than its rivals, success has proved to be something of a double-edged sword for Audi - but the intra-team friction it now faces as a result is exactly what the DTM needs.

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