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Mattias Ekström is FIA World Rallycross Champion

Mattias Ekström (EKS)
2016 FIA World RX Rallycross Championship, Buxtehude, Germany
  • Audi factory driver celebrates early title win at the Estering
  • First World Championship title another highlight in an exceptional career
  • Ekström: “Rallycross used to be too dirty for me”

Mattias Ekström, on finishing fifth at the Estering, secured an early title win in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. To compete in the penultimate round of the 2016 season, the Swede had opted not to run in the DTM finale at Hockenheim, marking the first time for him to miss a race in his 16-year DTM career.

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