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 ...
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...
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
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...
participation of the Minardi F1 Team in last Sunday's spectacular
Monaco aan de Maas event in Rotterdam, fans will have a further chance to
see the Faenza squad in action on Dutch soil this month, when Christijan
Albers makes a...
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
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...
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, 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 ...
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,...
Ingolstadt, 18 September 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 19/2005
Third victory in this years' DTM season for Audi
By claiming a well deserved victory after a tough fight at the
EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Audi works driver Mattias Ekstrom ...
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
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...
Gary Paffett Second - Exciting Championship Battle
Gary Paffett (DaimlerChrysler Bank AMG-Mercedes) finished second in the
ninth round of the 2005 DTM at the Lausitzring. For most of the race's 48
laps, Paffett trailed EkstrÃ¶m with less than...
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, ...
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 ...
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
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...
Motorsport Newsletter 4/2005
Ingolstadt, 15 May 2005
EkstrÃ¶m and Kristensen catch up
1-2 victory for SEAT in WTCC Marschall
new top runner in SEAT Leon Supercopa
EkstrÃ¶m and Kristensen catch up
In the DTM's third round at ...
Ingolstadt, 28 August 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2005
Audi driver EkstrÃ¶m second at Zandvoort
Audi driver Mattias EkstrÃ¶m finished second in round eight of the
DTM at Zandvoort (The Netherlands). He now trails Gary Paffet by ...
Audi in front at Oschersleben as well
Top times for Martin Tomczyk and Mattias EkstrÃ¶m Le Mans record winner
Tom Kristensen in second place Christian Abt shines in last year's Audi
A4 DTM Last Sunday, the Audi R8 triumphed for the fifth time in...
DTM rule changes for 2006 have been adopted
The costs for the development and running of the DTM cars in
the 2006 season will be clearly reduced. By introducing the
accordant rule adaptations, the German Motorsport Association
(DMSB) follows a...
Joys of fatherhood for Allan McNish
Celebrities galore at "Audi Race Party"
DÃ¼sseldorf's Lord Mayor in the Audi A4 DTM
Audi works driver Allan McNish became a father on Monday. His wife Kelly
gave birth to their first child - a son - in Monte...
Mika HÃ¤kkinen took his first DTM pole position in qualifying at
Spa-Francorchamps, where the Mercedes man posted a best of 2:32.729 in the
super-pole session. In very wet conditions, Audi's Mattias EkstrÃ¶m took
second on the grid and the...
Opel battles through tough test at EuroSpeedway Lausitz
Opel endured its most difficult weekend for some time in the DTM at
EuroSpeedway Lausitz on Sunday. Only one of its four Vectra GTS racecars was
able to finish in the top 10, while its ...
PAFFET WINS AT THE LAUSITZ - HÃ¤KKINEN CELEBRATED THIRD
British Mercedes-Benz driver Gary Paffet succeeded in
winning the 2005 DTM season's second round, held at the EuroSpeedway
Lausitz, with Denmark's Audi A4 DTM driver Tom Kristensen and ...
Stippler sets the first fastest lap time in Turkey
The first of the two Friday test sessions represented the start of the 2005
season's tenth DTM weekend. It's not only DTM's maiden appearance in Turkey
alone but also at the all new Grand Prix...
Reigning DTM champion Mattias EkstrÃ¶m took pole position for the first race
of the season at Hockenheim, his Audi setting the best time of 1:35.251 in
the super pole qualifying. A pair of British Mercedes drivers followed on,
with Gary Paffett in...
2005 will be the last season that Opel competes in the DTM, as parent company
General Motors decided to withdraw the marque after this year. However, the
team is not letting that detract from the work ahead and is hoping that with
a good season...
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 ...
Audi factory drivers at the Munich Oktoberfest
Audi's most successful new-car salesmen at the DTM
Tomczyk is renamed "TÃ¶mÃ¶zyk"
Between the two DTM races at the EuroSpeedway and Istanbul, Audi factory drivers Tom
Kristensen and Martin Tomczyk...