Ekström and Neureuther in the snow

Ingolstadt / Kitzbühel ( Austria ), 26 January 2015

From 23 to 25 January 2015 the FIS Ski World Cup had station in Kitzbühel. In advance of the event, the German slalom ace Felix Neureuther took the chance on a hot test drive in the cold Tirol. The place this time on four wheels instead of taking on two boards.

Introduction rounds for Neureuther

Neureuther was Instructed by two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström. After a few laps as a passenger introduction of professional skier then took on the driver's seat of Ekström's Audi S1 EKS RX place to find out what on snow and ice, anything is possible with a 560-hp Rallycross car.

Drifts on the snow parquet

The engine noise of the two-liter four-cylinder were accompanied by joyous laughter and cheers, while the ski star put on spectacular drifts the snow scene. " At this kind of slalom I can get used to me. It was the craziest final training session I've ever had and a sensational experience," said Neureuther then.

Ekström still needs patience

During the FIS World Cup is now in full swing, Ekström have to hold on to the first race of the new 2015 season. The FIA Rallycross Championship begins on April 25th in Montreal Portalegre (Portugal ), the DTM season a week later at the Hockenheimring. Ekström goes in both championships for Audi at the start. (ml)