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07/16/05
Ingolstadt/Nuremberg
Sports
Audi clinches pole position in "DTM home game"

DTM 2005
Audi A4 DTM #5 (Audi Sport Team Abt), Tom Kristensen
  • Tom Kristensen on pole for the second time in a row
  • Champion Mattias Ekström fifth on the grid
  • Frank Stippler quickest driver of a 2004-spec A4

Audi fans at the Norisring broke out in loud cheers: Tom Kristensen in the Audi A4 DTM entered by Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was the quickest in the Super pole qualifying lap on Saturday evening. The Le Mans record winner from Denmark clinched his second DTM pole position in a row. Leader of the standings Mattias Ekström was merely 0.096 seconds slower on his lap and will start to Audi’s “home game” from the third row on Sunday.

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