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The DTM’s quickest family affair

DTM 2006
Hans-Jürgen Abt, Tom Gerhardt, Christian Abt and Tom Kristensen
  • Brothers Christian and Hans-Jürgen Abt
  • 25 days until the start of the 2006 DTM

A leading magazine once called them “The brain and the boss“ – not a headline that particularly pleased Christian and Hans-Jürgen Abt. “So who’s who?“ they immediately asked. As managing directors, the two Bavarians jointly run Abt Sportsline GmbH in Kempten, the world’s leading tuner of vehicles made by the Volkswagen Group. Their passion belongs to motorsport and the Audi brand: Christian as a Audi factory driver with a long track record, who will be competing for Audi Sport Team Phoenix this season, his brother Hans-Jürgen Abt as director of the racing team bearing the family’s name, which in 2006 will again be entering four factory Audi A4 DTM cars in Europe’s most popular touring car series.

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