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Sun 18 Sep 2005
BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

BTCC: Aiello to retire at end of season

In a press conference at the occasion of the ninth round of the DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Laurent Aiello announced that he will retire from motor sport at the end of the 2005 season. Laurent Aiello. Photo by xpb.cc. "I have ...

Thu 29 Dec 2005
Paffett lands McLaren test roleHeadline
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Paffett lands McLaren test role

It's been a busy time for McLaren recently, as the team has confirmed both Vodafone as a title sponsor and current world champion Fernando Alonso as a driver for 2007, and now the Woking squad has announced this season's DTM champion Gary Paffett...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
Ekstrom snatches Nurburgring victoryHeadline
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Ekstrom snatches Nurburgring victory

Audi's Mattias Ekström snatched the victory from Mercedes rival Gary Paffet at the Nürburgring and regained the lead of the championship standings by one single point. Paffett led most of the race until receiving a drive-through penalty that ...

Sun 17 Jul 2005
Prost wins Legends charity race

Prost wins Legends charity race

PROST WINS THE €500,000 CHARITY RACE Goose skin atmosphere at the Norisring: 15 World Championship titles and 184 Grand Prix wins: Emerson Fittipaldi, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Jody Scheckter, Johnny Cecotto und Mick Doohan were frenetically...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-06

Ingolstadt, 06 June 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 7/2005 Audi takes DTM lead Audi driver Fredrik Ekblom makes up ground No surprises at Le Mans pre-test Two podium finishes for SEAT in BTCC DTM: Audi takes DTM lead. At Brno, defending champion...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
Formula One versus DTM
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Formula One versus DTM

Following the participation of the Minardi F1 Team in last Sunday's spectacular Monaco aan de Maas event in Rotterdam, fans will have a further chance to see the Faenza squad in action on Dutch soil this month, when Christijan Albers makes a...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005 DTM/LEMANS: Ekström and Kristensen win Nations Cup The two Audi works drivers Mattias Ekström and Tom Kristensen yet again demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...

Sun 17 Jul 2005
Norisring as seen by Stippler
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Norisring as seen by Stippler

The Norisring as seen by Audi's Frank Stippler Overtaking possible only in front of the two hairpins A balancing act right after the start Heat will play a crucial role Audi is coming to its "home game" at Nuremberg's Norisring as the...

News bits and pieces from Audi
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News bits and pieces from Audi

Celebrities galore at the Audi Lounge Abt-Audi TT-R experiences a comeback Mattias Ekström meets Walter Röhrl As in previous years, the Norisring attracted many prominent personalities. A popular meeting place for VIPs was the Audi...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
BTCC: Audi newsleter 2005-10-02

BTCC: Audi newsleter 2005-10-02

DTM title still up for grabs DTM: The decision in the DTM will not be made until the finale at Hockenheim on 23 October: in the DTM race at Istanbul, Turkey, title defender Mattias Ekstrom in the Audi A4 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline for...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Maiden pole for Green at LausitzHeadline
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Maiden pole for Green at Lausitz

At the second visit of the season to the EuroSpeedway Lausitz Jamie Green took his maiden pole position in the DTM. In difficult conditions the Mercedes driver clocked a best of 1:17.489 in the super-pole qualifying, ahead of the Opels of ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Ingolstadt, 29 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 23/2005 LEMANS: Audi R8 is the most environmentally friendly sportscar The Audi R8, the most successful Le Mans Prototype ever, has received another award: At the headquarters of the French ...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
Brno: Audi race notes
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Brno: Audi race notes

Double victory for the new Audi A4 DTM Mattias Ekström wins at Brno ahead of Tom Kristensen Title defender Ekström now leading the drivers' standings Five Audi A4 DTM cars in the points With a dominating double victory at Brno, Audi has ...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
Istanbul: Mercedes preview
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Istanbul: Mercedes preview

Maximum Challenge at Istanbul The thrill of the 2005 DTM title fight between Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) and Mattias Ekström (Audi) prior to the tenth round at the Istanbul Racepark this coming weekend can hardly be ...

Sat 14 May 2005
Spa Friday 2nd practice
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Spa Friday 2nd practice

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Jamie Green GB Salzgitter AMG-Mercedes ...

Fri 13 May 2005
Spa Friday 1st practice
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Spa Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Manuel Reuter D Team OPC ...

Thu 07 Jul 2005
Newsletter 2005-07-07
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Newsletter 2005-07-07

Double action at the Norisring - DTM meets Boxing The crowds of the DTM round held in Nuremberg will have the chance of experiencing a very special surprise. On presentation of their DTM tickets, the motor racing enthusiasts will get a...

Sun 15 May 2005
News bits and pieces from Audi
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News bits and pieces from Audi

Joys of fatherhood for Allan McNish Celebrities galore at "Audi Race Party" Düsseldorf's Lord Mayor in the Audi A4 DTM Audi works driver Allan McNish became a father on Monday. His wife Kelly gave birth to their first child - a son - in Monte...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
Lausitz II: Mercedes race report
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Lausitz II: Mercedes race report

Gary Paffett Second - Exciting Championship Battle Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) finished second in the ninth round of the 2005 DTM at the Lausitzring. For most of the race's 48 laps, Paffett trailed Ekström with less than...

Sun 07 Aug 2005
Rule changes for 2006
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Rule changes for 2006

DTM rule changes for 2006 have been adopted The costs for the development and running of the DTM cars in the 2006 season will be clearly reduced. By introducing the accordant rule adaptations, the German Motorsport Association (DMSB) follows a...

Sun 15 May 2005
Spa qualifying top ten
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Spa qualifying top ten

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Mika Häkkinen FIN Sport Edition AMG-Mercedes...

Mon 18 Apr 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-04-17

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-04-17

Ingolstadt, 17 April 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2/2005 Lehto/Werner also win at Road Atlanta Audi A4 DTM takes pole-position at its debut race DTM Presentation at Frankfurt/Oder First race for "French" Audi R8 ends ...

Sat 22 Oct 2005
Hockenheim as seen by Abt
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Hockenheim as seen by Abt

The Hockenheimring as seen by Audi's Christian Abt Exciting mix of slow and quick sectors Good opportunities for overtaking at end of Parabolica Fans at the "Motodrom" make for a unique atmosphere A race weekend could hardly be more thrilling...

Sat 01 Oct 2005
Istanbul: Audi Friday practices report
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Istanbul: Audi Friday practices report

Tom Kristensen quickest Audi driver at Istanbul DTM drivers enthralled by new circuit in Turkey Frank Stippler clocks best time in first test 16 cars within one second on Friday The new Grand Prix circuit at Istanbul enthralls the DTM drivers,...

Sun 07 Aug 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-08-07

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-08-07

Ingolstadt, 07 August 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 14/2005 DTM: Audi driver Ekstrom retakes DTM lead With his second victory of the season, achieved in difficult weather conditions, Audi driver Mattias Ekstrom re-captured the lead in the overall...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-09-18

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-09-18

Ingolstadt, 18 September 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 19/2005 DTM: Third victory in this years' DTM season for Audi By claiming a well deserved victory after a tough fight at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Audi works driver Mattias Ekstrom ...

Sun 01 May 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

Ingolstadt, 1 May 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 3/2005 DTM: Tom Kristensen shines with strong race performance Audi achieved the first podium result for the new A4 DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz. In front of a crowd of 78,000 spectators, ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
What future for the series and for Fassler?Headline
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What future for the series and for Fassler?

Now the 2005 season is over thoughts are already turning to next year but for one manufacturer there will be no more DTM. Parent company General Motors (GM) made the decision to withdraw Opel at the end of this season so one of the top, if not the...

Fri 08 Jul 2005
Norisring: Audi preview
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Norisring: Audi preview

"Home game" for DTM Champions Audi Mattias Ekström heads table coming to Norisring Audi has already won three times in Nuremberg Top speed, traction and brakes are key factors The DTM race at the Norisring on 17 July is Audi Sport's "home ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Oschersleben race results
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Oschersleben race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- --------- 1. Gary Paffett GB DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercede 44 ...

Oschersleben Sunday warm up
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Oschersleben Sunday warm up

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Bernd Schneider D Vodafone AMG-Mercedes ...

Wed 13 Jul 2005
Former champions race for charity

Former champions race for charity

THE 500,000 EURO RACE - WORLD CHAMPIONS IN DTM CARS Four former Formula One World Champions and a five-time World Motorbike Champion are going to contest the 'Race of Legends', on 16th July, at Nuremberg's Norisring. Formula One World Champions...

Mon 16 May 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-15
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Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-15

Motorsport Newsletter 4/2005 Ingolstadt, 15 May 2005 Ekström and Kristensen catch up 1-2 victory for SEAT in WTCC Marschall new top runner in SEAT Leon Supercopa DTM Ekström and Kristensen catch up In the DTM's third round at ...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Istanbul: Mercedes qualifying report
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Istanbul: Mercedes qualifying report

DTM Istanbul, Qualifying: Fourth Pole Position for Gary Paffett The second row on the grid is also covered by the C-Class drivers: Bruno Spengler (Mercedes Second Hand Cars/1:47.280) was third fastest with a 2004 model, the same result he had ...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

Ingolstadt, 28 August 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2005 DTM: Audi driver Ekström second at Zandvoort Audi driver Mattias Ekström finished second in round eight of the DTM at Zandvoort (The Netherlands). He now trails Gary Paffet by ...

Sat 25 Jun 2005
Oschersleben: Audi Friday practices report
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Oschersleben: Audi Friday practices report

Audi in front at Oschersleben as well Top times for Martin Tomczyk and Mattias Ekström Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen in second place Christian Abt shines in last year's Audi A4 DTM Last Sunday, the Audi R8 triumphed for the fifth time in...