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07/06/06
Ingolstadt
Sports
Audi driver Ekström starts in the WRC

DTM 2006
Mattias Ekström and Team Director Hans-Jürgen Abt on the podium at Brands Hatch
  • Swede contests the OMV ADAC Rally in Germany
  • ‘Wild card’ outing in Red Bull Skoda Team
  • DTM remains priority for Audi factory driver

Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström competes once again in the World Rally Championship (WRC): Between the two DTM races at the Norisring (23 July) and at the Nürburgring (20 August), the DTM driver will make his debut in the OMV ADAC Rally (10 to 23 August). The Swede, who scored his first win of the season last weekend at Brands Hatch at the wheel of his Red Bull Audi A4 DTM, received the go-ahead from Audi Sport to compete in the German World Rally Championship round.

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