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Audi newsletter 2010-08-15

Nine top-ten finishes for the R8 LMS ADAC GT Masters: Audi teams scored no less than nine top-ten finishes in the two ADAC GT Masters races at the EuroSpeedway. Team ABT Sportsline recorded the best result by claiming podium positions with...

Nine top-ten finishes for the R8 LMS

ADAC GT Masters: Audi teams scored no less than nine top-ten finishes in the two

ADAC GT Masters races at the EuroSpeedway. Team ABT Sportsline recorded the best result by claiming podium positions with both Audi R8 LMS in the first race: Luca Ludwig and Christopher Mies took second place, Kuba Giermaziak and Jens Klingmann third. Three more R8 LMS teams finished between fourth and sixth place. In the second race Bernd Herndlhofer and Christopher Haase finished fourth and, in doing so, helped Team Rosberg record its best result in the current GT Masters season with a total of twelve championship points. The two ABT pairings also collected points in seventh and eighth positions.

Ekstrom junior defends second place

JTCC: Kevin Engman defended second position overall in the championship standings on the fourth Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship (JTCC) race weekend held at Karlskoga. The 20-year old Ekstrom Junior Team driver celebrated his sixth podium position in eight races after taking second place in race two. In the first race Engman retired his Audi A3 after six laps.

Briefly

Mattias Ekstrom completed another NASCAR test at Gresham Motorsports Park (State of Georgia) immediately after the DTM race at the Nurburgring. The Audi factory driver drove for the first time on an oval in the process. A possible race on an oval has not yet been decided … Oliver Jarvis will be guest at the DTM press conference at "The Spot" at Zandvoort's beach promenade on Tuesday at11 a.m.

Coming up next week
August 20-22: DTM Zandvoort (NL)

-source: audi

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Series DTM , GT
Drivers Mattias Ekström , Oliver Jarvis , Jens Klingmann , Christopher Mies , Christopher Haase , Luca Ludwig , Bernd Herndlhofer