Tag Archive: Mattias Ekström

Oct 11

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?

Mattias Ekström in the best position for the final two races

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?Thriller time at Hockenheim. In the DTM season finale, held from 13th to 15th October 2017 at the German GP circuit, thrilling action will be guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi 

Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished runner-up in his Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom won this weekend’s ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 27

Fight for second and third in drivers’ championship resumes in Germany 

Only 15 points separate Petter Solberg, Mattias Ekstrom and Sebastien Loeb  in the battle for the runner-up

Fight for second and third in drivers' championship resumes in Germany The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was won by Johan Kristoffersson at round ten in Latvia but the fight for second and third in the drivers’ championship will resume at the ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany at Buxtehude this weekend (30 September-1 October).

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Sep 23

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at Spielberg

A clean sweep of the top three for Audi in the race on Saturday

Ekström celebrates his first win of the season at SpielbergEkström extends points lead. Number of title candidates remains large. Audi driver Mattias Ekström made a step towards winning the title in the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday: in the 15th race of the season, the Swede scored his first win of this year and extended his lead in the drivers’ standings to 28 points.

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Sep 21

Germany RX entries revealed

Reigning World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom enters the event where he won the Drivers’ title last year

DriverThe entry list for the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the Estering in Germany (29 September 29 – 1 October) has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Kristoffersson wins Q1 in Latvia

Kristoffersson made the best start in Q1 race three and led Kevin Hansen to the finish

2017-08-05_2005Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson set the quickest time in Q1 at Neste World RX of Latvia, round 10 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship prestented by Monster Energy, after reigning Champion Mattias Ekstrom set the quickest time in Free Practice this morning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Home hero Loeb tenth while Kristoffersson quickest

“The conditions were difficult; wet and slippery” – Loeb 

DriverTeam Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb is home hero in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac this weekend, and in a Free Practice session of mixed conditions this evening, the nine-time World Rally Champion was 10th fastest.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

Nico Muller joins World RX for Loheac

“Mattias and I have been colleagues in DTM since 2016 and we talk about many things, including rallycross.”

DriverNico Muller will become the first ever Swiss driver to race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship when he joins the EKS team at Loheac in France next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Jack of all trades Auer wins

Following his F1 tests for Team Force India, ‘Luggi’ now raced for BWT Mücke Motorsport

2017-08-05_1614Last weekend, Lucas Auer, DTM driver and jack of all trades, made a very successful guest appearance in the ADAC GT Masters race weekend at the Nürburgring.

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Aug 07

Audi is the hit

‘Vorsprung durch Technik’  – in the case of Audi this also applies to the 2017 DTM season so far

Audi is the hitWith 10 of the 18 races of the season contested, the Ingolstadt based brand holds the lead in the three most important rankings of the famous touring-car series.

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Aug 05

Electrifying, enthralling, entertaining

Multifaceted, stunning, attractive.

The first 10 of the 18 races of the 2017 DTM season made for impressive motor racing. With the first round of the fifth race weekend at Moscow, DTM reached its season half-time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian round at GP3R

Everything you need to know about Canada RX

2016-08-07_1346The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time in 2017 for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in Moscow

Mattias Ekström claims back points’ lead with second-place finish

Maro Engel sensationally takes his first DTM race win in MoscowEntertaining duels and all three brands on the podium. 25,000 spectators attend the DTM weekend in Moscow. The first win in his 52nd race: the Sunday race at Moscow Raceway saw DTM returnee Maro Engel winning for the first time in his career in the most popular international touring car series.

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Jul 22

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from pole

Marco Wittmann posted the fastest lap time in qualifying for the DTM race on Saturday at Moscow Raceway

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from poleNevertheless, the BMW driver will not be starting from pole position for today’s race. In the race at the Norisring, Wittmann incurred his third warning of the current season for an incident with Mattias Ekström and will be dropped five places on the grid as a result.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Nitiss nominated points scorer for EKS

Nitiss races an EKS Audi S1 this season

2016-08-05_0031Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss will score points in the Teams’ Championship this weekend at the World RX of Sweden for the EKS team, standing in for reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom, who is missing the event due to clashing DTM commitments. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Mattias Ekström to race at the Norisring

Good news for all the Audi and Ekström fans

Mattias Ekström to race at the NorisringThe Swede is going to contest the DTM season highlight, held at the Norisring on the first weekend in July.

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Jun 14

DTM aces on tour: Auer gives Mücke their first podium

Last weekend, four DTM drivers raced in three different series

Lucas Auer, Sebastian Asch and Mücke MotorsportWhile Lucas Auer had a very good weekend and Mattias Ekström displayed his usual competitiveness, there weren’t a lot of positive news on Maro Engel and Loïc Duval. Read the rest of this entry »

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