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Brothers in spirit – Ekström and Röhrl

DTM 2006
Mattias Ekström and Walter Röhrl
  • Racing and rally sport unite both champions
  • 17 days until the start of the 2006 DTM

Does a DTM Champion have any idols, and is he willing to admit who they are in public? Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström does not even hesitate for a second to name Walter Röhrl as his role model. One of them was the DTM Champion in 2004, the other the World Rally Champion in 1980 and 1982 – separated by 31 years of age, united by the affinity each has with the motorsport discipline of the other, disciplines in which both of them have shown a strong talent.

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