Foto: Gruppe C Photography
Photo: Group C Photography

The rookie team Joshua Dürksen and Nico Göhler joined new signing Kristian Thaqi. 18. Dürksen not only drove his best ever qualifying session in the ADAC high-speed circuit, but also convinced with his second podium finish and two rookie victories. Göhler also showed a strong pace, although top results failed to materialize. Also satisfying was the performance of Kosovar Thaqi, who has contested his first Formula 4 race ever.

Right away, BWT Mücke Motorsport driver Dürksen came on the 4, (***************************************************************************) km long course well. With fourth place in the first free practice the Paraguayan had already reached the top group. The performance he repeated in qualifying. “The potential for qualifying was there to go into the top three. But of course I am very happy about fifth on the grid, “Dürksen piled deep. In the race he turned on properly. “I quickly found my rhythm. The fact that I drove the fastest race lap and made it to the podium shows that I can have a say in the front if everything goes according to plan. That's a very reassuring feeling, “Dürksen continues. For Göhler, the first race after a touch was already prematurely over at the start. Thaqi finished his first race ever (****************************************************************************************************************).


Dürksen tackled the second run from eighth place. Of the 15 – yearlings delivered some great duels and was in the end strong fourth. For Göhler it went from position (**********************************************************************************************************) into the race. Also the German presented himself strong and crossed the finish line as (**************************************************************************************************************************). “The pace was good, but I made one or two small mistakes. The duel with the championship leader was a lot of fun. We fought hard but fair over several laps. “, Said Göhler. Thaqi struggled with the start of the race but saw the finish line in race two and became (***************************************************************************************************).

Thaqi, the first Kosovar in the ADAC Formula 4, showed a steep learning curve throughout the weekend. The climax was logically the last race the (******************************************************************************************************) – year old finished on a strong eleventh place. “It was a very positive first weekend in the ADAC Formula 4 for me. I had no experience at the Hockenheimring and the gap to the top was not that big. Already from the first free practice on it went well and I got a tick faster every day, “he summarized. Dürksen again scored points in ninth and became second best rookie. Göhler finished his second weekend at the Hockenheimring (************************************************************************************************************).

For BWT Mücke Motorsport, the season's final of the ADAC Formula 4 at the Sachsenring ((*************************************************************************************************************). to on the program.

Frank Lucke (Team Leader Formula 4): “The conclusion to the second weekend at the Hockenheimring is almost entirely positive. The performance of all our rookies was satisfactory. What particularly pleased me was the qualifying performance. Joshua Dürksen has come back strong after a few difficult races. Nico Göhler is only in the ADAC Formula 4 permanent starter, so he lacks the bottom line just a few kilometers experience. But he is also getting stronger in a duel. Kristian has arrived and driven quite competitive times right from the start. With eleventh place in the last race he finished his first race weekend satisfactorily. ”

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