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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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, 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, ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Double action at the Norisring - DTM meets Boxing
The crowds of the DTM round held in Nuremberg will have the chance of
experiencing a very special surprise. On presentation of their DTM
tickets, the motor racing enthusiasts will get a...
Mercedes driver Gary Paffett kept the championship fight very close by
taking victory at Oschersleben ahead of Audi rival Mattias EkstrÃ¶m, the
result reducing EkstrÃ¶m's lead over Paffett in the standings to a single
point. EkstrÃ¶m battled to ...
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
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...
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 ...
During a regular meeting, on 10th March, the DTM commission has resolved
upon several rule changes for the forthcoming 2005 season and beyond.
The 2005 DTM regulations provides for a brand placement handicap weight. The
winning brand of a race...
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...
DTM championship leader Gary Paffett took pole position in qualifying for
the seventh round at the NÃ¼rburgring and Mika HÃ¤kkinen made it an all
Mercedes front row in second. This came as a bit of a rude surprise to Audi,
whose drivers had mostly...
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 ...
Tom Kristensen best Audi driver at Istanbul
Le Mans record winner fifth after strong race in the rain
Title defender Mattias EkstrÃ¶m without points after collision
Frank Stippler best driver of a 2004-spec A4
The decision in the DTM will not...
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 ...
One week after the 2005 DTM season kick-off, held from 15th to 17th
April, at Hockenheim, DTM is going to present itself at Frankfurt/Oder.
On Saturday, 23rd April, the motor racing enthusiasts will have the
chance of witnessing a truly ...
Ingolstadt, 13 November 2005
Motorsport Newsletter 22/2005
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...
Once again, he was on top. Alain Prost won the first clash
of the motor racing legends at the Norisring. On Friday evening, the
four-time Formula One World Champion ('85, '86, '89 and '93) defeated
Johnny Cecotto, Nigel Mansell, Emerson...
"Home game" for DTM Champions Audi
Mattias EkstrÃ¶m heads table coming to Norisring
Audi has already won three times in Nuremberg
Top speed, traction and brakes are key factors
The DTM race at the Norisring on 17 July is Audi Sport's "home ...