Audi, Spielberg, the DTM and the Queen
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| • DTM visits Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg |
• 'Home round' for Timo Scheider and Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich
• Race start moved forward to 13:30 due to the British Queen
Ingolstadt/Spielberg, May 25, 2012 – Bathurst, Sebring, Nogaro, Spa, Nürburgring – the 2012 motorsport season started extremely successfully with important victories of the R18 Le Mans prototype and the R8 GT3 sports car for Audi. Now the new Audi A5 DTM is to learn how to win as quickly as possible. The Austrian DTM round at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on June 3 offers the next opportunity to do so. The workload reeled off the by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich's squad in the past few weeks and months is impressive. Audi Sport developed three new race cars in parallel, the A5 DTM, the R18 ultra and the R18 e-tron quattro, the first diesel hybrid race car for the Le Mans 24 Hours. At the same time, the agenda was set for the company's first overall victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours.