Category: DTM

Final Spurt In The Title Race

20120330012545613  FINAL SPURT IN THE TITLE RACE

14 September 2004

With two races two go, there are three drivers in contention for the 2004 DTM Championship title. Behind championship leader Mattias Ekström (Audi) with 61 points, Christijan Albers (DaimlerChyrsler Bank AMG-Mercedes) and Gary Paffett (C-Class AMG Mercedes) kept small title hopes alive with third and fourth places at Zandvoort a week ago. Albers is second overall with 48 points followed by Paffett with 45 points. The track: The 5.4-kilometre Auto Motodromo Brno is the longest track on the DTM calendar, about 900 metres longer than Hockenheimring (4.574 kms) and Lausitzring (4.534 kms). The circuit has been built in 1986 and features six left- and eight right-hand corners. Between the highest and the lowest point of the track there are about 75 metres.

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Audi Clinch Double Victory At Zandvoort

20120330011907315  AUDI CLINCH DOUBLE VICTORY AT ZANDVOORT

5 September 2004

In front of a record turnout of 73,000 spectators Audi celebrated their second one-two victory in a row in the DTM. Having clinched his third victory in the season, Audi driver Mattias Ekström took another step towards winning the DTM title this year.

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DTM Zandvoort: Last Third Of The Title Race

DTM ZANDVOORT: LAST THIRD OF THE TITLE RACE

30 August 2004

The track: The 4.3-kilometre Zandvoort circuit is located in the sand dunes and separated from the North Sea shore just by a street. When it’s windy sand can make the surface slippery causing changeable conditions on the track. Mercedes drivers won two out of the three DTM races held at Zandvoort (Uwe Alzen in 2001 and Christijan Albers in 2003).

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