Mattias Ekström celebrated his first podium finish of the season in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. In the fourth round of the World Championship at Lydden Hill (England), the Swede took second place in an Audi S1 EKS RX quattro fielded by his private team EKS. Ekström was only beaten by World Champion Petter Solberg in a nail-biting finale. The Swede was only 0.341 seconds behind the Norwegian at the checkered flag.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (http://www.dat.de).