“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.