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Audi supports Ekström in universe RX pretension race

“There are dual hearts violence in my chest,” says Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “Obviously, it’s not easy to do but one of a best drivers in a DTM culmination during Hockenheim of all events. But Mattias (Ekström) has a possibility of winning a universe championship pretension in rallycross in an Audi.” That is because Audi Sport has expelled him for a WorldRX turn during a Estering, so ancillary him in a competition for a universe championship title. His DTM cockpit during Hockenheim will be taken over by René Rast. On creation his warn DTM debut, a Audi bureau motorist left a clever impression. “I’m really vehement to see how he’s going to transport with a small some-more time to prepare,” Gass adds.

With 21 victories and dual championship titles underneath his belt, Mattias Ekström is a many successful Audi DTM motorist in history. Three years ago, alongside his DTM commitment, he shaped his possess highwayman rallycross team, EKS. In a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro, he might now be about to bind a initial ever universe championship pretension in his career. Before a final 3 rounds, a Swede is heading a World Rallycross Championship with a ten-point advantage.