Audi motorist Ekström takes Neureuther for a float on ice

Posted on 24. Jan, 2015 by in Audi Canada

Not distant from a mythological ‘Streif’ high-speed downhill course, a dual veteran athletes found ideal conditions for a new Audi quattro plea eventuality in a run-up to a Hahnenkamm Race. Ekström served as instructor for a skiing star in a 412 kW (560 hp) Audi S1 EKS RX in that a Swede had won his home turn in a FIA World Rallycross Championship final year.  

The two-time DTM Champion primarily demonstrated a possibilities of a rallycross automobile and subsequently guided Neureuther opposite a sleazy march with accurate commands. Accompanied by a sound of resounding engines, generous delight and shrill cheers, a Slalom World Cup personality achieved fantastic drifts during that he was means to knowledge a supremacy and reserve of quattro expostulate during a limit.  

“This was unequivocally good fun today, nonetheless we had to lay in a passenger’s chair many of a time,” Ekström pronounced with a wink. “But we only got carried divided by a unrestrained that Felix tackled this plea with. He did a really good job. After this experience, he knows a best cornering position and appreciates how 560 hp and quattro expostulate feel on sleet and ice.”

Neureuther, with a extended laugh on his face, said: “I could acquire a ambience for this form of slalom. Eki pushed me impossibly hard, so we had limit fun. This was a craziest ‘final practice’ I’ve ever had and a marvellous experience. If not before, I’m now really set for a slalom on Sunday.”   

Mattias Ekström has to wait a small longer for his initial competition of a season. The FIA World Rallycross Championship starts during Montalegre (Portugal) on Apr 25/26, followed by a 2015 DTM deteriorate opener during a Hockenheimring (Germany) a week later. Tickets for a DTM opening competition are accessible during www.audi-motorsport.com.

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