Just before the Mercedes Stars & Cars day in Stuttgart tomorrow, McLaren's
Kimi Raikkonen tried out a Mercedes DTM car for size. Raikkonen drove the
AMG C-Class for fun but the ever-competitive Finn was not far off the top times clocked in the ...
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...
Kalli Hufstadt, the "Voice of the DTM" has passed away
DTM and ITR mourn Kalli Hufstadt. Presenter and speaker, Karl-Heinz
Hufstadt was known as the "Voice of the DTM". He died of a
heart attack on the morning of 28 January in ...
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, ...
Mika Hakkinen will make his return to racing in 2005 with Mercedes in the
German Touring Car (DTM) series, it was confirmed on November 6th. Hakkinen,
who retired from Formula One three years ago, tested for Mercedes at Lausitz
in October. The ...
Audi fastest in Le Mans pre-test
24h Le Mans: In the traditional pre-test for the Le Mans 24-hour race (12/13 June), the Audi R8 were a class of their own on Sunday. Despite new regulations that make narrower rear wings mandatory, Audi...
Audi A4 DTM again makes a good impression
Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline and Audi Sport Infineon Team have just completed a hard week: The two Audi factory teams travelled from the DTM presentation in Hamburg, which attracted 22,000 ...
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...
Audi celebrates 1-2 victory in DTM
With his third victory this season, Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m has increased his lead in the DTM point standings. With two races to go, the Swede has 13 points more than Christijan Albers and 16 more...
Fans will be warmed up for the upcoming fourth round of the DTM at
EuroSpeedway Lausitz (6 June) with a big event in the heart of Berlin next
Saturday (29 May).
The popular Touring Car Series will present itself in
Germany's capital city...
Mainz-born Manuel Reuter (43) will be contesting his 14th motorsport season
together with Opel in 2005. Reuter is one of four drivers to race an Opel
Vectra GTS V8 in in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) in the
Audi achieves dream result in LMES debut race
With a triple victory, Audi achieved a dream start in the opening round of the newly-founded Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES). Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert won the 1000-kilometre race in the...
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m yet again best Audi driver
Mattias Ekstrom was also the best placed Audi driver in round five of
the DTM at the Norisring (Nuremberg/Germany). After suffering a puncture
in qualifying, the Swede fought his way up from...
After the successful DTM comeback was crowned by winning the Drivers',
Manufacturers' and Teams' Championships, AUDI AG strengthens their
works involvement in Europe's most popular touring car series. The new
Audi A4, the entry of eight instead of...
Audi A4 DTM makes strong debut
The new Audi A4 DTM left a strong impression on its debut and made it onto the podium at its very first race. At the 2004 season opener at Hockenheim, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m drove from sixth position on the grid...
7th DTM race, MOTOPARK Oschersleben (GER), August 6 - 8, 2004
DTM boom fans out to the north
The next showdown follows hot on the heels this weekend (August 6 to 8)
of last Sunday's highly-charged DTM race on the Nuerburgring - namely
on the ...
Mercedes DTM Shanghai: Paffett wins ahead of Schneider
The first race was red-flagged on the first lap after a manhole cover had
come off. Bernd MaylÃ¤nder (CLK AMG-Mercedes) hit the cover damaging his car.
For safety reasons, all 72 manhole ...
10,000 spectators experience DTM buzz at close quarters in Hamburg
Roaring engines, rapt spectators and magnificent weather: the DTM staged
a spectacular show in Hamburg on Tuesday. The DTM stars offered a close
look into Europe's most popular...
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2004
Audi driver EkstrÃ¶m takes DTM lead
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m and his Audi A4 DTM played another starring role during
the fourth race of the DTM season at the EuroSpeedway. In front of 74,000
spectators, the Swede...
First victory of the new Audi A4 DTM
Already in his third race, the new Audi A4 DTM celebrated its first victory.
During the visit of the DTM in Italy at the Adria International Raceway near
Venice, Mattias EkstrÃ¶m was the superior driver.
Audi A4 DTM stars at Estoril
The new Audi A4 DTM and Mattias Ekstrom played a starring role in the DTM race at Estoril (Portugal). The 25-year old Swede took pole position in Super Pole qualifying. From the start, Ekstrom led the race ...
Next season, French driver Laurent Aiello (35) will again be driving an Opel
Vectra GTS V8 in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters). At the Essen Motor
Show, Opel's motorsport director Volker Strycek announced the extension of
the contract with...
In Opel's motorsport programme for the 2005 season, the focus is on the DTM.
The Opel Performance Center GmbH (OPC) plans to run four new Opel Vectra GTS
V8s. German Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Swiss Marcel FÃ¤ssler have already been
confirmed as ...
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...
Audi clinch double victory at Zandvoort as well
In front of a record turnout of 73,000 spectators Audi celebrated their
second one-two victory in a row in the DTM. Having clinched his third
victory in the season, Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m...
Martin Tomczyk quickest Audi driver
Audi are well set for yet another DTM race, the round at MOTOPARK
Oschersleben: Martin Tomczyk in his Audi A4 DTM clocked the third best
time in Friday's tests, making the 22-year-old contender the quickest
Audi clinch all three DTM titles
DTM: After having locked in the drivers' and team titles early, Audi
claimed the title in the DTM manufacturers' championship at the finale
at Hockenheim as well, thus clinching all three DTM titles. Four of ...
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...
Sauber is interested in German Touring Car (DTM) driver Gary Paffett as a
replacement for Giancarlo Fisichella next year. Fisichella is widely
presumed to be moving on, possibly to Renault, and Sauber has been talking
to Briton Paffett recently.
Successful test for the Audi A4 DTM at Jerez
Over the past four days, Audi works drivers Frank Biela and Tom Kristensen recorded more than 1,300 kilometers testing the new Audi A4 DTM on the Grand Prix circuit at Jerez, Spain. As during the...
6th DTM race, Nuerburgring (GER), July 30 - August 1, 2004
EkstrÃ¶m throws down the gauntlet to Albers in the second half
It's full steam ahead into the second half of the 2004 DTM season. The
sixth race of the championship will be staged this...
DTM invitation race in Shanghai/China, 17/18 July 2004
The countdown for the Shanghai race has begun: 95 tonnes of DTM equipment
are on their way
The most exciting exhibition race in the history of the DTM is just
around the corner: there are...
Audi drivers set the pace at Adria
At the second foreign event of the DTM 2004, the Audi drivers are once
again setting the pace. At Adria International Raceway near Venice,
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m and Tom Kristensen with their Audi A4 DTM touring ...
After Opel and Audi, Sunday testing at the Automotodrom Brno saw Mercedes
take its turn to top the times, on the last day of the common test. In the
C-Class, Christijan Albers set a best of 1:53.648, two tenths better than
Opel's Laurent Aiello ...