Audi had a busy weekend from the award show in Paris to racing in Florida and California.
At the Monza test days, two of the Audi DTM appeared on the Italian circuit.
Your choice for the best story of our Top 20 Moments of 2012 was not a surprise due to the admiration and respect many have for the Italian champion.
The stars did not shine on the Briton in Bangkok this weekend for the 2012 ROC; even a accelerator pedal caused him Piraulx grief.
By: Berthold Bouman, DTM Correspondent