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07/22/06
Ingolstadt/Nuremberg
Sports
Audi on third row in “home race”

DTM 2006
Red Bull Audi A4 DTM #5 (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline), Mattias Ekström
  • Qualifying thriller at the Norisring
  • Only 0.187 seconds separate the quickest six
  • Ekström and Kristensen best Audi drivers in qualifying

The Norisring continues to be a tricky place for the Audi A4 DTM: After two pole positions in a row at Oschersleben and Brands Hatch the best Audi will start from the third row at the “home race” in Nuremberg on Sunday. The fastest Audi driver in the qualifying thriller, which saw the best six cars finishing within merely 0.187 seconds of each other, was Brands Hatch winner Mattias Ekström. The Swede in the Red Bull Audi A4 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline claimed the sixth-best time. The 2004 DTM Champion was lacking merely 29 thousandths for the second row.

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