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2016-02-11 12:30:00

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Adrien Tambay

  • Adrien Tambay likes the Beattles - one of his rolemodels is Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
  • The Frenchman has a difficult season behind him
  • He always liked street circuits

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. In no particular order, the answers will be published over the next weeks as a part of our series ’24 drivers – 24 questions’. This time, it is Frenchman Adrien Tambay's turn. The Audi driver has a difficult season behind him. He often lacked the necessary bit of luck. In the 2015 end-of-season standings, Tambay was classified 24th with three points.

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Describe your 2015 season by dint of six terms: My weirdest season in the DTM.

My nicest DTM moment in 2015: Running P3 until late into the last race of the season before getting taken out transforming into a bad souvenir…

My worst/most disappointing DTM moment in 2015: Being taken out of the podium at the last race of the season.

My personal highlights of the year 2015 (both private and job-related): My move to London.

That’s what annoyed me in particular (both in my private life and job-related): The loss of my best friend Jules Bianchi.

My favourite DTM colleague: I get on very well with all the drivers who are fair and hard on track and easy-going off track, there are a few.

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My most exciting/most thrilling 2015 DTM weekend: Hockenheim Race 2

The biggest surprise of the 2015 season, for me: Not being as competitive as in 2014. 

This change / these changes I would love to see for the 2016 DTM season: Back to option tires and get more pace out of my car in qualifying.

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If I hadn’t become a motor racer I would have liked to be a …?: Ski Rider

That’s what I like particularly: Honesty 

That’s what I don’t like at all: Dishonesty 

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The motto of my life: Don’t get mad - get even.

My goal for the 2016 DTM season: Fight for race wins again.

My favourite racetrack: Monte-Carlo, because it’s in the street of a very special place and I always liked street circuits. Zandvoort, because it’s very challenging.

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My role model/s: Rafael Nadal, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gilles Villeneuve

My favourite sportsman/sportswoman: My father. 

My favourite song: Let It Be

My favourite band: The Beatles

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My favourite movie: Rush

My favourite actor /actress: Natalie Portman

My favourite dish: Sushi

My favourite car (apart from your DTM racer): Audi R8 V10 Plus

I am a good DTM driver because…: I am ready to work and fight really hard.

 

 

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