After 52 laps, the 2005 DTM champion, Gary Paffett, crossed the finish line as the buoyant winner.
Gripping DTM race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, Mike Rockenfeller from grid position 13 to fourth place, as Mattias Ekström from position 15 to fifth
Not only did Audi's Mike Rockenfeller take the DTM victory on the Brands Hatch circuit but he also is the new series points leader.
Special note: The qualifying winning driver was excluded which handed Audi's Mike Rockenfeller the pole.
Pole winner's BMW M3 failed post-qualifying technical inspection! Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller inherits pole.
The DTM racers were very close in qualifying on the Brands Hatch 1.929 kilometres long track
More than 7,500 test kilometers on four days at Hockenheim, important experiences gathered despite changeable conditions.
More than 7,000 test kilometers in four days at Barcelona. All eight Audi DTM drivers in action. Timo Scheider: "I was impressed by the option tire."
The DTM teams also test the DRS (Drag Reduction System), allowing the drivers to open a rear-wing flap and temporarily increase their top speed, this way.
The DTM’s involvement in the ’Ball des Sports’ charity gala is a matter of honour and a well-liked tradition. BMW's Bruno Spengler and Martin Tomczyk, and Audi's Timo Scheider and Mike Rockenfeller will attend along with Mercedes drivers,Gary...
Seven of the eight racers for the Audi A5 DTMs are ready for the new year knowing the difficulty of the challenge as Audi will again take on the BMW and Mercedes teams for the 2013 championship.