Mattias Ekström puts an end to his career in the DTM championship. That has Audi, the team, the 39-year-old Swede, announced Monday. Ekström will focus on the rallycross championship.
Ekström wrote in 2004 and 2007 the overall classification of the DTM to his name. Last season kept team-mate René Rast, the old hand, but just a new title. The Dutchman Robin Frijns will take the vacant place.
Since 2014 is Ekström is also active in the rallycross championship. On board of an Audi S1 he grabbed herein in 2016 the title. The Swede will be in this competition, however, will remain active.