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Nurburgring: Audi pre-race notes

Facts about the DTM race at the Nurburgring Ingolstadt -- The Nurburgring, built in 1927, is a legend. The DTM uses the short-loop of the Grand Prix track since 2003. Audi celebrated many wins in the DTM at the 'Ring'. All the facts at a ...

Facts about the DTM race at the Nurburgring

Ingolstadt -- The Nurburgring, built in 1927, is a legend. The DTM uses the short-loop of the Grand Prix track since 2003. Audi celebrated many wins in the DTM at the 'Ring'. All the facts at a glance.

Did you know that ...

... following its win at Zandvoort, Audi comes to the Nurburgring with a total of 45 DTM wins (since 1990) in its pocket?

... Audi occupied twelve of a possible 18 podium positions in the first six events of the 2008 season, which represents a share of 66 per cent?

... Audi DTM cars have won seven times at the Nurburgring since 1990?

... the Nurburgring is level pegging with Hockenheim as the most successful circuit for Audi in the DTM?

... today's Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline has celebrated five victories in the Eifel since 2001?

... three of these wins between 2001 and 2003 went to Laurent Aiello?

... then Mattias Ekstrom in the 2005 season and Martin Tomczyk last year with the Audi A4 DTM each won in the Eifel?

... with Christijan Albers, the 2003 winner, yet another previous Nurburgring victor now returns with Audi to the scene of his former success?

... Mattias Ekstrom started from pole position at the Nurburgring in the 2003 season and Martin Tomczyk last year?

... the DTM uses the 3.629 kilometre track layout with short loop at Nurburgring since 2003?

... since the start of the new DTM in the year 2000 thirteen races have been held during the course of eleven event weekends at the Nurburgring?

... an average of 73,909 spectators attended every event?

... the number of spectators has climbed continuously since 2003?

... since 2004 more than 100,000 fans have always attended the race?

... more recently in 2007 a Nurburgring record with 117,000 spectators was set for the DTM?

... Audi Sport Team Phoenix is based in Meuspath in the immediate neighbourhood of the Nurburgring?

-credit: audi

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Series DTM
Drivers Laurent Aiello , Martin Tomczyk , Christijan Albers , Mattias Ekström
Teams Team Abt , Phoenix Racing