Mattias Ekström (Audi) has won the second 2010 DTM round at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo today. Having started from pole , the Swede crossed the finish line 0.435 seconds ahead of his team- mate and fellow Audi driver Martin Tomczyk who benefited from a clever pitstop strategy after lining up only ninth on the grid. Exstrom who led from start to finish completed his14th DTM career victory after not once taking to the top step of the podium during last season... [read more]

“Last year, I didn’t have one single win. So it really is time to be happy. That is what one should always do after a victory, but we also have to maintain our concentration for the next races”, the 31-year old said,

The podium at Valencia was completed by Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz)who now takes over the points' lead in the DTM drivers' standings after two rounds by a single point from Exstrom. Reigning DTM champion Timo Scheider (Audi) ended up fifth following home Alexandre Prémat. Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-Benz) finished sixth, followed by Mike Rockenfeller (Audi) and Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz).

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Editorial: Neil Tozer
Photos: DTM Media

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