Tag Archive: Mattias Ekström

Sep 25

Ekström wins Sunday race in Budapest

In the 16th race of the 2016 DTM season, Mattias Ekström has shown that he is by no means an oldtimer yet

DTM - wins Sunday race in Budapest The Swede, who won the DTM championship titles in 2004 and 2007, scored a dominant win in the race on Sunday from his fellow Audi driver Adrien Tambay.

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Aug 02

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian leg 

For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)

2015-08-08_33492 The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will embark on the season’s second half later this week following a month-long summer break. World RX of Canada (5-7 August) forms the seventh round of the World Championship and marks the first flyaway event of 2016.

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Jul 21

World RX Canada entries revealed!

FIA World Rallycross Championship

Dany FlageoleThe official entry list for the first ‘flyaway’ event of the year, the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada (6-7 August) has been released by the FIA.

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Jun 26

Blomqvist and Di Resta on the front row of the grid

Mattias Ekström posted the fastest lap time in DTM qualifying on Sunday morning

Tom BlomqvistWith his Audi RS 5 DTM, the Swede ended up with a time of 47.804 seconds, but another driver will be on pole position. Due to his collision in the race on Saturday, during which he deprived Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens of their respective positions, Ekström will be dropped three places on the grid.

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Jun 25

Vietoris and Ekström share positions on the front row on Saturday

Vietoris claimed the third pole position of his DTM career and his second in Nuremberg

Vietoris and Ekström share positions on the front row on SaturdayIn the 20 minutes’ DTM qualifying session on Saturday, Christian Vietoris and Mattias Ekström claimed the positions on the front row of the grid for the first race at the Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Mattias Ekstrom makes it three in a row

Reigning Champion Petter Solberg took the runner-up spot

World RX - Mattias Ekstrom makes it three in a row Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has won this weekend’s World RX of Great Britain, his third back-to-back victory in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Timo Glock wins race at Spielberg on Sunday

For the third time in his career, Timo Glock was able to celebrate on the top step of the podium

Timo Glock, BMW M4 DTM In Sunday’s second DTM race at Spielberg in Austria, the BMW driver emerged as the winner. After 42 laps of the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring, Glock won from the two Audi drivers Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green, who finished second and third respectively.

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May 15

Mattias Ekstrom wins again to take World RX Championship lead

The EKS driver defeated Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb and defending two-time Champion Petter Solberg

Mattias Ekstrom wins again to take World RX Championship lead Mattias Ekstrom made it back-to-back victories today [15 May] to move into the lead of The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the first time, following a peerless performance at the Kapaza Rallycross of Belgium.

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May 07

Ekstrom is top qualifier at Hockenheim RX

The semi-finals and final will take place tomorrow morning

Ekstrom is top qualifier at Hockenheim RX Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom is top qualifier at the Intermediate Classification after four action-packed qualifying sessions at World RX of Hockenheim, the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore

Mattias Ekström to meet a major challenge

DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim provides highlights galore “It’s high time for the season to be started,” says Mercedes-Benz driver Christian Vietoris, thus also expressing the opinion of his 23 colleagues.

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Apr 19

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Mattias Ekström

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

In 2016, Mattias Ekström wants to once again win the title – if possible on race weekends held in brilliant sunshine. Winning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Ekström’s dream comes true: Double start at Hockenheim

Apart from DTM, Mattias Ekström has got a second big passion: rallycross

This year, Ekström will run with the hare and hunt with the hounds and so, he will contest the WRX event and the DTM races, at Hockenheim.Since 2014, the two-time DTM Champion (2004 and 2007) has been racing with an own team in the World Rallycross Championship, WRX.

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Apr 07

Second day of testing – BMW again the quickest

On the second of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring, the manufacturers opted for different strategies

Tom Blomqvist set the fastest lap time on WednesdayWhile Mercedes-Benz tested with the same four drivers as on day one – Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Esteban Ocon and Lucas Auer – Audi and BMW let the drivers execute the work who weren’t involved on Tuesday.

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Mar 21

Topi Heikkinen joins Mattias Ekstrom at Team EKS for 2016 World RX season

Heikkinen will drive the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro alongside team owner, Ekstrom

World RX - Topi Heikkinen joins  Mattias Ekstrom at Team EKS for 2016 World RX season Finland’s Topi Heikkinen will join

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Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Larsson wins Argentina RX as Solberg is crowned 2015 World Rallycross Champion

Sweden’s Robin Larsson has won his first FIA World Rallycross Championship event after triumphing at this weekend’s TOTAL Rallycross of Argentina

World RX Petter Solberg 2015 Champion 1 Mattias Ekstrom finished Argentina RX in second place, while Norway’s Petter Solberg was crowned the 2015 World RX Champion after securing the third podium spot.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

World RX drivers meet stars of FC Barcelona

The World RX drivers attended a training session at the Citutat Esportiva Joan Gramper

Rallycross FIA logoFIA World Rallycross Championship drivers Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom met some of the world’s most famous football players today (Friday 18 September).

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Sep 13

Surprisingly dominant rookie driver Tom Blomqvist takes his first DTM race win

Young DTM drivers made their mark on the DTM race at Oschersleben on Sunday, first and foremost BMW driver Tom Blomqvist.

DTM - Tom Blomqvist The 21-year-old Brit pulled clear from his opponents and scored his maiden DTM victory in his first season in the series. The manner in which he drove victory home was more than impressive.

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Sep 13

Front row of the grid for BMW – Wehrlein third

Harsh penalty for Wickens

Once again, a BMW is on pole position for the race at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on Sunday: in qualifying for the 14th DTM season race, Augusto Farfus secured himself the best grid position with a lap time of 1:20.632 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Götz covers a lot of kilometres – Tambay faster than the rest

Mattias Ekström and Pascal Wehrlein entertained the Moscow crowds with a thrilling fight for the championship lead

Wehrlein delivered a brilliant performance in race one to steal the Swede’s position at the very front of the championship standings. In round two, however, Ekström struck back: he finished third, pass his rival again and left Moscow as championship leader.

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