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.
Photo by xpb.cc.
"I have ...
Celebrities galore at the Audi Lounge
Abt-Audi TT-R experiences a comeback
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m meets Walter RÃ¶hrl
As in previous years, the Norisring attracted many prominent
personalities. A popular meeting place for VIPs was the Audi...
Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005
EkstrÃ¶m and Kristensen win Nations Cup
The two Audi works drivers Mattias EkstrÃ¶m and Tom Kristensen yet again
demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...
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...
Ingolstadt, 1 May 2005
Motorsport Newsletter 3/2005
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, ...
Audi's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m snatched the victory from Mercedes rival Gary Paffet
at the NÃ¼rburgring 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 ...
PROST WINS THE â‚¬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
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...
Double victory for the new Audi A4 DTM
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m wins at Brno ahead of Tom Kristensen Title defender
EkstrÃ¶m now leading the drivers' standings Five Audi A4 DTM cars in the
points With a dominating double victory at Brno, Audi has ...
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...
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-WÃ¼rttemberg, five...
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
Audi takes DTM lead.
At Brno, defending champion...
Mika HÃ¤kkinen continues in the 2006 DTM
This year, Mika HÃ¤kkinen, 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...
Maximum Challenge at Istanbul
The thrill of the 2005 DTM title fight between Gary Paffett
(DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) and Mattias EkstrÃ¶m (Audi) prior to
the tenth round at the Istanbul Racepark this coming weekend can hardly
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,...
Opel pairing the quickest in test one
In this weekend's first DTM test at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Opel
succeeded in securing a one-two. On Friday morning, Manuel Reuter set the
fastest lap time at the 6.973-kilometre circuit, with his ...
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 ...
Ingolstadt, 29 November 2005
Motorsport Newsletter 23/2005
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 ...
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 ...
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
Team OPC was ...
Ingolstadt, 07 August 2005
Motorsport Newsletter 14/2005
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
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
Mercedes-Benz in the 2005 DTM: Seven Drivers from Five Nations
Mika HÃ¤kkinen, 36, had retired from Formula One at the end of the 2001
season after 162 Grands Prix. During his 10-year career, he had won 20
Grands Prix with West McLaren Mercedes,...