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Audi Motorsport newsletter 2007-07-15

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 15 July 2007 Audi re-captures lead in the DTM DTM: With a second place at Mugello (Italy), Mattias Ekstrom re-captured the DTM lead for Audi. After six of ten races, the Swede from Audi Sport Team Abt ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter
Ingolstadt, 15 July 2007

Audi re-captures lead in the DTM

DTM: With a second place at Mugello (Italy), Mattias Ekstrom re-captured the DTM lead for Audi. After six of ten races, the Swede from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline has a 6.5-point advantage to title defender Bernd Schneider. However, after the dominant qualifying performance with grid positions one to five, many racing incidents prevented Audi from taking the possible win. Mike Rockenfeller, Alexandre Premat and Tom Kristensen were three further Audi drivers to score points.

Audi driver Thed Bjork wins at Falkenberg

STCC: The drivers of the Audi A4 STCC showed a strong team performance in the Falkenberg round of the Swedish Touring Car Championship: Thed Bjork started from pole position and won in commanding style. Frank Stippler and Tommy Kristoffersson completed the result finishing fifth and eighth.

Gianni Morbidelli celebrates at Misano

Superstars: In the fourth round of the Italian Superstars Championship at Misano, Gianni Morbidelli scored his second successive win of the season in the Audi RS 4. Giorgio Sanna completed the result for Audi finishing third. Former Formula 1 driver Morbidelli climbed from sixth two second position in the championship, just six points adrift of the championship leader.

DTM next race: Zandvoort (NL), 29 July
STCC next race: Karlskoga (S), 19 August
Superstars next race: Nurburgring (D), 26 August

Coming up next week
Round 7 of the American Le Mans Series at Mid-Ohio (Saturday) ... Audi factory driver Lucas Luhr will celebrate his 28th birthday (Sunday) ...

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Series DTM
Drivers Tom Kristensen , Lucas Luhr , Mattias Ekström , Thed Björk , Alexandre Prémat , Mike Rockenfeller , Gianni Morbidelli , Frank Stippler , Giorgio Sanna