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Mathias Ekstrom wins as Audi thrash Mercedes (DTM)

There was no repeat of last year’s cynical race-fixing by Audi - the team simply crushed rivals Mercedes at Zandvoort.
Mathias Ekstrom led an Audi 1-2-3-4 followed by Timo Scheider, Tom Kristensen and Martin Tomcyk in a processional race.

Paffett, not winner Green, excluded from Norisring results (DTM)

Most people expected the stewards to get involved after the DTM’s annual visit to the Norisring. But to the surprise of many it was fifth placed man Gary Paffett, not winner Jamie Green, who was penalised.
Paffett was disqualified from the final results. Did the stewards get the wrong British driver?

Audi drags DTM into fresh controversy

Several drivers made woeful mistakes on the track at today’s DTM race in Barcelona - but by far the biggest blunder of all was committed on the pit wall.
Audi’s withdrawal from today’s DTM race at Barcelona was, in my opinion, a ridiculous over-exaggeration and a dismal display of poor sportsmanship.
Their withdrawal hinted at the suspicion [...]

DTM Nurburgring: Second win for Tomcyk

Despite a long break since his win in the last race at Zandvoort, Maritn Tomcyk was on top form at the Nurbugring and cruised to a second win.
Bruno Spengler kept himself in the title hunt with a useful second on a day when Audi appeared to have the upper hand.

DTM Zandvoort: Audi fix the finish

Audi team orders forced Alexandre Premat to give up what would have been his first DTM win.
Premat actually let team mate Martin Tomcyk pass him twice, the final time coming mere metres before the line on the final lap.
Audi dominated the weekend, turning a 1-2-3-4-5 result in qualifying to 1-2-3-4 in the race.

DTM Mugello: Hakkinen wins from 15th

Mika Hakkinen took his second DTM victory of the year - but this time there’ll be no question of him being given half-points as he was at the Lausitzring.
In fact he probably deserve double points after cunning strategy propelled him into a lead which he narrowly held over Mattias Ekstrom in the dying stages.
But Bernd [...]

DTM Brands Hatch: Champion’s drive by Schneider

Bernd Schneider gave a typically virtuoso performance to win at Brands Hatch under intense pressure from the Audis of Martin Tomcyk and Mattias Ekstrom.
Schneider took the lead through some canny strategy and by being one of few drivers to successfully execute any passes. It saved him valuable time in traffic around the short Brands Hatch [...]

Lausitzring race points cut

Paul di Resta’s lead in the DTM championship has been halved after reduced points were awarded for the Lausitzring race.
The German motor sport governing body felt that several drivers were disadvantaged by the mis-handling of the safety car period during the race.
The revised championship standings are as followed (previous score in brackets where relevant):

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