2018 dtm round 7 in numbers

12:00    23 Aug 2018

Mercedes driver Gary Paffett
With Fox Sports 2 set to air live coverage of Round 7 of the 2018 DTM season from Misano in Italy this weekend, we look at the numbers behind the event.

1 – This will be the first round of DTM racing held at Misano.

4.2 – The length in kilometres of the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.

16 – The number of turns on the circuit.

1972 – The year in which the circuit was opened.

2012 – The year in which was the circuit was renamed in honour of former MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli, who died in 2011.

1:31.868 – The race lap record at Misano, set by Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP bike in 2016.

177 – The points tally of Drivers’ Championship leader Gary Paffett (Mercedes-AMG Petronas). He holds a 29-point advantage over teammate and second-placed Paul di Resta.

261 – The points tally of Constructors’ Championship leader Mercedes-AMG Petronas. They hold a 50-point advantage over second-placed Mercedes-AMG Silberpfeil.

677 – The cumulative total of points won by Mercedes cars in this year’s DTM – that’s a higher total than rivals BMW (404) and Audi (203) combined (607).

3 – The number of race wins claimed by Gary Paffett – the most of any driver this season. The Brit also tops the pole position table, starting four races from the front of the grid, and has the most podium finishes (seven).

7 – The number of different race winners in the 2018 DTM season to date.

120 – The number of ‘positions improved’ by Robin Frijns (Audi Sportsline), the most of any driver this season.

111 – The number of ‘positions lost’ by Joel Eriksson (MBW RBM), the most of any driver this season.

228 – The number of kilometres Paffett has been in the lead during the 2018 season.

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