DTM Hockenheim, Preview: Grand Finale before a Capacity Crowd
Record crowd: Five days before the race, a record 64,000 tickets have been
sold in pre-sale. However, for the Northern Grandstand a small amount of
tickets are still available at a ...
Audi quick under difficult conditions as well
The new DTM champion, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m, was the quickest Audi driver in
Friday's tests for the DTM's finale at Hockenheim. The Swede in his
Audi A4 DTM missed the day's fastest time by merely 91 ...
Gary Paffett rings in DTM final with top time
The second training session before the final race weekend of the 2004 DTM
season was charged with action. The drying track triggered ever better
lap times - and constantly changing leaders from all...
Mercedes trio Paffett, Albers, Schneider on top
A trio of Mercedes drivers ended the first 90-minute-long training
session on the Hockenheimring on top. Gary Paffet lapped the fastest time
of 1:35.941 minutes amid changeable weather conditions...
10th DTM race 2004, Hockenheimring Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, 1.-3.10.2004
Motorsports festival in front of sell-out crowd - DTM finale 2004
It will be a very special weekend: the DTM finale 2004 will be staged
this weekend on the Hockenheimring ...
This weekend (October 1 till 3), the 2004 DTM is turning onto the finish
straight at the Hockenheimring Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg. Traditionally, the current
season is ending at the same venue where it started at the end of April.
Close to Opel's ...
Audi win "Petit Le Mans" and ALMS title
For a fifth consecutive time, an Audi R8 has won the "Petit Le
Mans" event at Road Atlanta (USA), one of the highlights of the American
Le Mans Series (ALMS). On the demanding track near Atlanta, ...
Audi wants to shine also at DTM finale
Following three one-two's in succession and after clinching the
championship early at the penultimate race of the season with Mattias
EkstrÃ¶m, Audi has two goals at the 2004 DTM season finale at ...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m: With teamwork to the DTM title
The new DTM king is crowned: Mattias EkstrÃ¶m (26) secured the
championship title of Europe's most popular touring car race series
early at last weekend's penultimate round with the Audi A4 DTM,...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m stormed the field to take the win at the Automotodrom Brno
and claim the 2004 DTM drivers' title and
the teams' title for Audi Team Abt.
EkstrÃ¶m led from pole to flag and is a very deserving champion, with a
string of excellent...
1-2 victory and DTM title for Audi
Audi works driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m achieved a dominant victory in the
penultimate race of the DTM season at Brno, locking in his title even
before Europe's most popular touring car series will draw to a ...
19 September 2004
Audi clinch title at DTM comeback ... Audi victory at Swedish finale ...
"Petit Le Mans" with two Audi R8 sports cars ... First SEAT victory in
the ETCC ... DAMS team collects further experience ... SEAT...
DTM Brno: Gary Paffett Third
Christijan Albers was second on the grid. After the start he made a mistake under
braking at the first corner and lost one position to Martin Tomczyk (Audi A4
DTM). After the opening lap Paffett was eighth and Jean...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m seizes championship title in style in Brno
The new DTM champion 2004 is Mattias EkstrÃ¶m. The Swede clinched his
first DTM title early in the Czech city Brno with an impressive
start-finish win. The Audi star now has an ...
FÃ¤ssler and Frentzen shine for Opel at Brno
Opel just missed out on another podium finish on the DTM's return to Brno in
the Czech Republic on Sunday, as Marcel FÃ¤ssler finished fourth, with two
more Vectra GTS racecars also scoring points.
"When the young guns appear on the scene, the old foxes will have to
watch out." For this announcement during the official DTM presentation in
Hamburg last spring Mattias EkstrÃ¶m received both applause and lots of
Audi driver EkstrÃ¶m fastest of the day at Brno
Clearly achieving the day's best time, Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m
has entered the crucial phase of the fight for the DTM title at Brno.
Shortly before the end of the second test on Friday ...
DTM Brno, Qualifying: Christijan Albers Second
In the qualifying, Christijan Albers (1:53.558) and Gary Paffett (1:53.569) had ended
up fifth and sixth respectively seperated by 11 thousandths of a
second. Jean Alesi (AMG-Mercedes) was 13th with...
Third consecutive pole position for Audi
For the third time in a row and for as much as the fifth in the total
2004 DTM season so far, an Audi A4 DTM car will be starting to the race
from the top position on the grid. For the third time in a row...
Title rivals EkstrÃ¶m and Albers in first start row, Frentzen fifth
The battle for the DTM championship 2004 could hardly be any more
exciting. The two fiercest rivals for the overall title will start the
DTM's ninth race of the season in Brno,...
Opel reached the top ten super pole qualifying of the ninth round of the DTM
at Brno with three Vectra GTS V8. Heinz-Harald Frentzen (OPC Team Holzer)
continuously improved on the Czech circuit and obtained position five, his
best result of the ...
Opel opens with first place, six Audi drivers in top 10
Opel and Audi were impressive at the DTM's first appearance in Brno in
the Czech Republic. Timo Scheider clocked the fastest lap on Friday
morning in his Opel Vectra GTS V8 with a time of...
This weekend (September 17 till 19), the Auto Motodrom Brno near the Czech
city with the same name will be hosting the ninth and penultimate season
round of the 2004 DTM. The race is also the first appearance of the new DTM
in Eastern Europe. The...
Title contender EkstrÃ¶m shines with top time, Opel's FÃ¤ssler second
The leading contender for the championship title, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m, threw
down the gauntlet to his rivals by lapping almost five tenths of a second
faster than the...
Will EkstrÃ¶m clinch the title in Brno - or can Albers counter?
The finish of the 2004 DTM-season promises to be exciting - even though
Audi's shooting star Mattias EkstrÃ¶m made sure of having the best
chances by winning the last round at ...
Davies and Herbert win LMES title with Audi R8
Audi drivers Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert clinched the Drivers' title in the first ever Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES) by winning the 1000-kilometre race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium)....
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m claimed victory for Audi at Zandvoort after the race was
red-flagged on lap 23 then restarted, due to a shockingly huge crash for
Peter Dumbreck. The Opel came to grief at the last corner and there was a
very long delay while the...