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03/19/06
Ingolstadt
Sports

From the Audi R10 TDI straight into the A4 DTM

ALMS 2006
Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen and Dindo Capello on the podium
  • Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen swaps in no time at all
  • 21 days until the start of the 2006 DTM

Spending a lot of time with the family or pursuing hobbies such as cycling and jet skiing at home in Hobro, Denmark, are unlikely propositions for Tom Kristensen this year. In the 2006 season, the 38-year-old Audi factory driver is shouldering as many as two racing commitments: In the Audi A4 DTM, he contests Europe’s most popular touring car series which is scheduled to start at Hockenheim on April 9th and, in addition, he is part of Audi’s ambitious diesel project in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The differences between these two racing disciplines notwithstanding, there is one thing they have in common: Tom Kristensen is considered one of the hot favourites in both.

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