DTM 2014: Audi with 3 DTM Champions

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by in Audi Canada

“I’m gay that, alongside pretension defender Mike Rockenfeller, a dual many successful DTM drivers also continue to be on board,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Eki and Timo have been critical pillars of a DTM patrol for years. They’re good guys, clever personalities, renouned with a fans and ideal ambassadors for a 4 rings.”

Mattias Ekström is rebellious an extraordinary 14th DTM deteriorate for Audi subsequent year. From 2001 to 2003, he competed in a Abt Audi TT-R. Since 2004, a Swede has been an Audi bureau driver. With 17 victories and dual Champion’s titles (2004 and 2007) underneath his belt he is a many successful Audi DTM motorist of all. “Audi has prolonged turn my second home,” says a Swede. “I’m entirely encouraged to conflict for victories and Championship titles for Audi again in 2014.”

Timo Scheider assimilated Audi in 2006 and in his initial deteriorate was immediately a best motorist of a year-old Audi. In 2008 and 2009, he won a DTM, perfecting a pretension hat-trick for Audi. Audi has been a initial and usually vehicle manufacturer to date to have clinched 3 DTM drivers’ titles in succession.

“The dream with Audi can continue,” says Timo Scheider, looking brazen to his ninth deteriorate underneath a pitch of a 4 rings. “It’s been my wish to keep pushing for Audi and it’s a good feeling to continue to suffer a brand’s trust after so many years. I’m anticipating for us to have many some-more successful years together.”

For Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport, Ekström, Rockenfeller and Scheider are 3 critical pillars in a pretension invulnerability project. “As a dual competitors are going to leave no mill unturned subsequent year to plea us for a title, we’ve got to be staid with a clever choice that’s adult to a challenge. Having 3 drivers in a patrol who know how to win in a DTM gives us a good feeling. And a other 5 cockpits will be filled with clever drivers too.”  

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