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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 20 Dec 2005
Audi and Mercedes continue in 2006
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Audi and Mercedes continue in 2006

AUDI AND MERCEDES-BENZ TO CONTEST THE DTM IN 2006 In 2006, DTM will once again provide top class motor racing. With the entry period of the German Motorsport association (DMSB) being over, since 15th December, Audi and Mercedes-Benz have signed...

Audi to increase commitment
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Audi to increase commitment

Audi to increase DTM commitment New V8 engine for Audi A4 DTM DTM is the most attractive racing series outside Formula 1 Long-term commitment planned After clinching the title in 2004 with Audi "factory" driver Mattias Ekström and being ...

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...

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 ...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Hakkinen continues in 2006
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Hakkinen continues in 2006

Mika Häkkinen continues in the 2006 DTM This year, Mika Häkkinen, 37, came back from his retirement successfully and raced with Mercedes-Benz in the DTM. In the 2005 season's 11 championship races, he won his third DTM race at Spa, and...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Ingolstadt, 13 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 22/2005 LMES: Podium result for the Audi R8 in LMES finale The Audi R8 has claimed second place and thus another podium result on its last competitive race in Europe. Allan McNish and Stephane...

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...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-10-23
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Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-10-23

Ingolstadt, 23 October 2005 Motorsport Newsletter DTM: Audi driver Ekstrom DTM runner-up In front of a record turnout of 147,000 spectators, Audi kept its word of fighting for the title in Europe's most popular touring car series to the very...

Hockenheim II: Audi race report
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Hockenheim II: Audi race report

Audi fights for DTM title to the very end Mattias Ekström vice champion after fierce fight Tom Kristensen best Audi driver in DTM finale Frank Stippler in last year's A4 finishes fifth In front of a record turnout of 147,000 spectators, Audi...

Hockenheim II: Mercedes race report
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Hockenheim II: Mercedes race report

Gary Paffett DTM Champion Bernd Schneider Wins the Final Race Triple for Mercedes-Benz Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) is the 2005 DTM Champion. After five victories this year, Paffett secured the title win with a third place ...

Hockenheim II race results
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Hockenheim II race results

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- --------- 1. Bernd Schneider D Vodafone AMG-Mercedes 36 ...

Hockenheim II: Race report
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Hockenheim II: Race report

GARY PAFFETT THE NEW DTM CHAMPION / WIN FOR SCHNEIDER Mercedes-Benz driver Gary Paffett is the newly crowned 2005 DTM Champion. For the 24-year old Briton, his third place in the season finale, held at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, five...

Sun 23 Oct 2005
Profile of new champion Paffett
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Profile of new champion Paffett

GARY PAFFETT - A BLINDING FAST GUY The 2005 DTM Champion is called Gary Paffett. The Mercedes-Benz driver secured the title by finishing third in the season finale, held at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Gary Paffett. Photo by...

2006 launch in Dusseldorf
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2006 launch in Dusseldorf

2006 DTM LAUNCH TO BE HELD AT DüSSELDORF DTM goes Düsseldorf. On 25th and 26th March, 2006, Europe's most popular touring car series is going to celebrate its season launch in North Rhine-Westphalia's regional capital, Düsseldorf. For two...

Schneider wins, Paffett is champion at HockenheimHeadline
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Schneider wins, Paffett is champion at Hockenheim

Bernd Schneider took his 39th DTM victory in the last event of the season at Hockenheim, in his 200th race. The Mercedes man led home a one-two-three for the manufacturer, with Jamie Green second and Gary Paffett third. Paffett became the first...

Hockenheim II Sunday warm up
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Hockenheim II Sunday warm up

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

Green on pole for Hockenheim finaleHeadline
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Green on pole for Hockenheim finale

Jamie Green took his second pole position of the season in qualifying for the last race at Hockenheim, the Mercedes man clocking a best of 1:45:294 in the super pole session. In mixed weather conditions the Audi of Tom Kristensen was second and ...

Sat 22 Oct 2005
Hockenheim II: Mercedes qualifying report
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Hockenheim II: Mercedes qualifying report

Second Pole Position for Jamie Green Gary Paffett sixth Three brands on the first two rows of the grid Eighth pole position for the C-Class in the 11th race Jamie Green (Salzgitter AMG-Mercedes) will start Sunday's 11th and final round of the...

Hockenheim II: Audi qualifying report
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Hockenheim II: Audi qualifying report

Audi starts from front row at DTM finale Tom Kristensen misses Pole by merely 76 thousandths Frank Stippler fifth in last year's A4 For the first time, Mattias Ekström not in Super Pole At the DTM finale at Hockenheim, Le Mans record winner...

Hockenheim II: Qualifying report
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Hockenheim II: Qualifying report

GREEN TAKES HIS SECOND POLE - CHAMPIONSHIP DECISION APPROACHES The showdown in the battle for the 2005 DTM title is on. In front of crowded grandstands, the 20 DTM drivers contested the 2005 season's final fight for the grid positions, with ...

Hockenheim II qualifying top ten
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Hockenheim II qualifying top ten

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

Hockenheim II qualifying
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Hockenheim II qualifying

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

Hockenheim II Saturday pratice
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Hockenheim II Saturday pratice

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Tom Kristensen DK Audi Sport Team Abt ...

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...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Hockenheim II: Audi Friday practices report
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Hockenheim II: Audi Friday practices report

Martin Tomczyk quickest Audi driver on Friday Changing weather conditions on first day of DTM finale Frank Stippler best Audi driver in the rain Martin Tomczyk clocks second-fastest time of the day On Friday, Martin Tomczyk was the quickest...

Hockenheim II Friday 2nd practice
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Hockenheim II Friday 2nd practice

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

Hockenheim II Friday 1st practice
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Hockenheim II Friday 1st practice

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- --- -------------------------------- ---- --------- ------- ------- 1. Laurent Aiello F Team OPC ...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Hockenheim II: Mercedes preview
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Hockenheim II: Mercedes preview

Grand Finale with Packed Grandstands Two title fights of the 2005 DTM will be decided in the final race at Hockenheim this coming weekend. In the Drivers' Championship, Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) who has won five out the ...

DTM show at WRC 10th round
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DTM show at WRC 10th round

Abt, Scheider and Schneider present the DTM at the Deutschland-Rallye In St. Wendel in the Saarland region, there will be a very special encounter on August 24 and 25: at the occasion of the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, the DTM is presenting itself...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Hockenheim II: Audi preview
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Hockenheim II: Audi preview

Audi aim to strike back at DTM finale Mattias Ekström guns for victory in Hockenheim Title battle to be decided at last race Record advance ticket sales for race on 23 October The 2005 DTM finale at Hockenheim on 23 October promises high...

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...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Istanbul: Audi race report
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Istanbul: Audi race report

Tom Kristensen best Audi driver at Istanbul Le Mans record winner fifth after strong race in the rain Title defender Mattias Ekström without points after collision Frank Stippler best driver of a 2004-spec A4 The decision in the DTM will not...

Istanbul: Race report
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Istanbul: Race report

PAFFETT WINS AT ISTANBUL - A BLACK DAY FOR EKSTRöM In rainy conditions, 32,000 spectators travelled to the Istanbul Park for DTM's inaugural Turkish round - and witnessed a remarkable performance of the Mercedes-Benz drivers. On Sunday, ...

Istanbul: Opel race report
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Istanbul: Opel race report

Opel took a solid points score home from the inaugural DTM race at the Istanbul Park circuit in Turkey on Sunday, when 2002 champion Laurent Aiello finished in sixth position in his penultimate race start before his retirement. Team OPC was ...

Istanbul: Mercedes race report
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Istanbul: Mercedes race report

Fifth Win and Championship Lead for Gary Paffett Mika Häkkinen second ahead of Bernd Schneider and Jamie Green Four AMG-Mercedes C-Class cars up front; six C-Class cars among top-ten Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) won the...