DTM

Audi newsletter 2008-07-27

Audi driver Timo Scheider defends DTM lead DTM: With a fifth-place finish Audi driver Timo Scheider defended his overall lead in the DTM. However, a tyre choice that failed to work out deprived Audi of a possible fourth victory of the season in...

Audi driver Timo Scheider defends DTM lead

DTM: With a fifth-place finish Audi driver Timo Scheider defended his overall lead in the DTM. However, a tyre choice that failed to work out deprived Audi of a possible fourth victory of the season in the Eifel. Mattias Ekstrom and Timo Scheider thrilled the spectators (85,000 throughout the weekend) with strong recoveries, which ultimately resulted in places five and six and thus valuable championship points.

Audi R8 Safety Car at inaugural races in Valencia

Open GT: With races of the Spanish Formula 3 Championship and the Open GT racing series the new street circuit at the Valencia harbour was officially opened on the last weekend in July. At the inaugural events of the new Spanish Formula 1 circuit an Audi R8 was used as the Safety Car and an Audi RS 6 as a Medical Car.

Coming up the next two weeks

Frank Biela becomes 44 (Saturday, 2 August)

"Stars & Cars" event with Marco Werner in Chicago (Tuesday, 5 August)

"Stars & Cars" event with Lucas Luhr and Marco Werner in Milwaukee (Wednesday, 6 August)

Round 7 of the American Le Mans Series at Road America (Saturday, 9 August)

-credit: audi

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Series DTM , General
Drivers Frank Biela , Lucas Luhr , Timo Scheider , Mattias Ekström , Marco Werner