Ferdinand Habsburg has had a weekend of firsts as he took his maiden DTM podium and pole position in only his first season in the WRT Audi RS5 DTM. The 23-year old has impressed all season, slowly climbing closer to the top and his sights are now set on a race win in Hockenheim.
Ferdinand Habsburg proved once again that he is a DTM force to be reckoned with after qualifying inside the top four for the fourth time this season, this time at Zolder in Belgium. After qualifying alongside current champion and eventual race winner Rene Rast in his Audi RS5 DTM, the 23-year old Austrian believes that a podium finish is well within reach if everything comes together.
Ferdinand Habsburg’s fourth weekend in the WRT Audi Sport-run Audi RS5 DTM started on a high when he qualified on the second row for race one to match his best ever starting position of fourth place. He went on to take eighth and seventh place in the two races and praised his team for making “huge strides”.