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Audi Newsletter 2007-04-09

Ingolstadt, 09 April 2007 Motorsport Newsletter 02/2007 Audi DTM teams test at Oschersleben DTM presentation in Dusseldorf Audi R10 TDI completes successful 30-hour test Tom Kristensen wins ski race VIP and fan packages for 2007 DTM Audi DTM ...

Ingolstadt, 09 April 2007
Motorsport Newsletter 02/2007

Audi DTM teams test at Oschersleben DTM presentation in Dusseldorf Audi R10 TDI completes successful 30-hour test Tom Kristensen wins ski race VIP and fan packages for 2007 DTM Audi DTM teams test at Oschersleben

DTM: The first 'clash of the titans' occurs at the Motorsportarena Oschersleben less than 14 days before the DTM season starts at Hockenheim on 22 April. The only official pre-season 2007 DTM test days are held from Tuesday to Friday at the East German race track close to Magdeburg. The latest generation Audi A4 DTM meets the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class for the first time. All four Audi teams and all Audi drivers are in action. Tom Kristensen will have his mobile phone permanently at his side: The Dane and his partner Hanne are expecting an addition to the family.

DTM presentation in Dusseldorf

DTM: The 2007 DTM season is officially opened this coming Sunday (15 April) in Dusseldorf. The most popular international touring car race series is presented on the famous Konigsallee ("Ko"). The varied programme includes autograph sessions, live action pit-stops and DTM race car demonstrations. A concert staged by British pop band "All Saints" will round off the event. Last year's DTM presentation attracted 138,000 visitors to the "Ko". Admission is free again this year.

Audi R10 TDI completes successful 30-hour test

Le Mans: The 2007 version of the Audi R10 TDI, which won the 12-hour race in Sebring in mid-March, has survived another acid-test in preparation for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 16/17 June 2007: Audi Sport Team Joest successfully completed a 30-hour endurance test with the revolutionary Diesel sportscar at Paul Ricard (France) on Good Friday.

Tom Kristensen wins ski race

Le Mans: Audi factory driver Tom Kristensen won a celebrity ski-race in Sweden together with former Finnish Olympic winner Christian Jagge from Norway and Bodvar Bjerge, husband of former Swedish ski ace Pernilla Wiberg. In the process, the Audi factory driver also beat Gunde Svan, who was the world's most successful cross-country skier for many years.

VIP and fan packages for 2007 DTM

DTM: Advance ticket sales are in full swing for the start of the DTM season on 22 April at Hockenheim. This year, Audi once again offers DTM fans special VIP and fan packages for special terms. Further information is available on the Internet at www.audi-dtm.de. DTM tickets can be ordered by telephone at +49 (0)841 / 8947777.

Coming up next week

DTM test at Oschersleben (Tuesday to Friday) -- Round 3 of the American Le Mans Series in Long Beach (Saturday) -- DTM presentation in Dusseldorf (Sunday) -- Round 1 of the Le Mans Series at Monza (Sunday)

-credit: audi.de

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Series DTM , Le Mans
Drivers Tom Kristensen
Teams Audi Sport Team Joest