Trophy Truck Meets RS 5 DTMAfter the DTM race at the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller was part of an unusual film and photo production under the banner of partner Schaeffler. The 2013 DTM Champion in his Audi RS 5 DTM met with the Trophy Truck of Armin Schwarz that features green-yellow graphics as well. On the Nordschleife, the two highly different race vehicles provided excellent subjects for the cameras. Subsequently, Rockenfeller experienced the impressively tough handling qualities of the Trophy Truck in an area of the facility as Schwarz’s passenger.

Edoardo Motara Happily Married
Edoardo Mortara and his fiancée Montserrat Retamal Aguilar tied the knot. The Spaniard and the Audi DTM driver have been a couple for six years. The newly-weds celebrated their wedding on Sunday with family and friends in Geneva.

Bike Training with Timo Scheider at the Deutsche Post Speed Academy
The Deutsche Post Speed Academy invited its five sponsorship candidates to a workshop at Lake Constance. The program featured a challenging 100-kilometer bike including two mountains with a height of 1,000 meters. Audi driver Timo Scheider accompanied the young road bike racers Marvin Dienst, Maximilian Günther, Jason Kremer, Fabian Schiller and Tim Zimmermann because he is a biking enthusiast himself. As a result, the young road bike racers not only learned how to cope with situations of stress from sports scientist and mental coach Gernot Emberger but profited from first-hand experiences which the two-time DTM Champion Scheider shared with them as well.

CTEK to Welcome DTM and Rallycross Racer, Mattias Ekström, to Automechanika Show[source: CTEK]
CTEK, a leading global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries, is pleased to announce that DTM international touring car racer Mattias Ekström will be attending Automechanika. The double DTM champion and four times Race of Champions winner is also the founder and driver of the CTEK sponsored Rallycross team EKS and will be at the CTEK stand (Hall 8, stand M50) on Wednesday 17 September from 12 midday to 5pm. Mattias will be meeting and greeting visitors at the stand and will answer any questions they have about the world of international racing.

Visitors of the CTEK stand will also have the chance to find out about the complete range of CTEK smart battery chargers, including some exciting new products. CTEK will be showcasing its growing range of smart battery chargers and accessories for consumer, professional and on board applications, delivering product demonstrations and providing practical advice.

Mattias Ekström said: “It’s great to be working with CTEK at Automechanika. I’m really looking forward to spending the afternoon with them, their visitors and products.”

Jon Lind, CTEK Chief Executive said: “We’re looking forward to a successful Automechanika and having Mattias from the EKS Team on the stand will make it extra special. Having a Mattias – a world champion driver - on our booth will be a great complement to our award winning products. Come and see us at the stand to meet Mattias and discover how our award winning products can provide complete battery management and care, using one unique system.”