Mattias Ekström and Andreas Bakkerud on lectern in Rallycross turn on German home soil

In a rough heats, a dual EKS Audi Sport drivers had formerly combined a good bottom for a final races: On Sunday, Mattias Ekström won a third subordinate event and placed fourth in a middle sequence while Andreas Bakkerud with unchanging performances was in second position. As a result, Bakkerud and Ekström started to a semi-finals from a front row. In a violent movement on a merely 925 meters prolonged tradition-steeped lane south of Hamburg, both showed clever starts, confirmed a lead and distinguished a one-two result.

In a final, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström were in positions dual and 4 when a foe was stopped due to an accident. Following a restart, Mattias Ekström clinched second place forward of Bakkerud.

“We’re happy about carrying finished on lectern with both Audi cars,” pronounced motorist and group owners Mattias Ekström. “We’d been anticipating for feat and came really close, though not tighten enough. The foe was really clever once again. However, there’s one some-more foe to go. We’re stability to work tough and fight. we trust in this group and we’re going to give a all to tighten a deteriorate in South Africa with a feat and runner-up finish.”

Before a season’s culmination in Cape Town (South Africa) 6 weeks from now (November 24–25), EKS Audi Sport in second position of a teams’ sequence has stretched a advantage over a evident rival, Peugeot, to 70 points and, as a result, can be certain to finish a championship runner-up. In a drivers’ classification, Mattias Ekström with 228 points is ranked in second place of a standings; Andreas Bakkerud (224 points) has modernized to third position.