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04/09/06
Ingolstadt/Hockenheim
Sports

Two Audi drivers on the podium

DTM 2006
Siemens Audi A4 DTM #7 (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline), Tom Kristensen
  • Tom Kristensen second after fantastic fight back
  • Heinz-Harald Frentzen third in Audi on debut
  • Martin Tomczyk and Timo Scheider also score points

At a thrilling opening to the DTM season in Hockenheim, 104,000 spectators were eyewitness to an excellent Audi team performance. The performances of both Tom Kristensen and Heinz-Harald Frentzen were particularly impressive: The pair carved their way through the field from grid positions nine and eight to clinch second and third at the chequer helped by a good strategy and perfect pit-stops. As a result, Frentzen claimed a podium position first time out in his first race with the Audi A4 DTM. With Martin Tomczyk, in seventh place, and Timo Scheider finishing eighth, two further Audi drivers scored points. Audi Sport Team Abt leads the teams’ championship.

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