De Phillippi/Mies win at Sachsenring
ADAC GT Master pilots Connor De Phillippi and Christopher Mies return with a start-finish victory in the fight for the championship.
Connor De Philippi and Christopher Mies celebrated their second victory of the season in the ADAC GT Masters and rejoined the championship fight.In the first race at the Sachsenring, the two Audi R8 LMS drivers won ahead of the Mercedes-AMG-GT3 duos Yelmer Buurman/Nicolai Sylvest and Indy Dontje/Marvin Kirchhöfer.In a hot closing phase, Mies resisted the attacks of his opponents.
De Phillippi/Mies already had his rivals Buurman/Sylvest on the back of his neck in qualifying, while champions Jules Gounon, the leader of the standings, had a hard time in qualifying.The Frenchman started from 17.He finished in third place and only made it on the xx in the race.Rank.The Frenchman, however, remains ahead of Philipp Eng (101 points) from Austria and Mies/De Philippi (96 points each) with 129 points.
The twelfth race of the season will also take place at the Sachsenring on Sunday (from 1:15 p. m. LIVE on SPORT1), the decision about the championship will be made next weekend in Hockenheim.