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Ducati factory rider Andrea Dovizioso test drive in DTM

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Published on May 30, 2019 - Duration: 05:10s

Ducati factory rider Andrea Dovizioso test drive in DTM

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso has successfully mastered the last stage of preparing for his DTM race as a guest entrant.

In the more than 610-hp Audi RS 5 DTM, the Italian MotoGP star completed a total of 183 laps at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.

Long-time Audi DTM driver and two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekstrรถm assisted the 33-year-old as a coach.

The one and a half test days on the 4.226-kilometer race track not far from the Adriatic coast provided Dovizioso with a final opportunity to tune in to the Audi RS 5 DTM and the procedures of a DTM weekend before his DTM debut on June 8 and 9 at Misano.

The Ducati factory rider had previously gathered initial experiences in the simulator at the Audi Competence Center in Neuburg a.

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Donau and done a short rollout in Audi Sportโ€˜s DTM race car.

โ€œIt was really important for me to test here at Misano, because the level is extremely high in the DTM and there are many things to manage while youโ€™re at the wheel.

With the help of the team and Mattias Ekstrรถm, I clocked many laps to get as close as possible to the front runners,โ€ said Dovizioso.

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