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Mercedes Spengler wins but loses the title of vice-champion in DTM

The 2011 championship DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters), which remains the global benchmark for racing cars such Touring Car, ended last weekend in Hockenheim, Germany.

After four consecutive victories Audi is a Mercedes who wins this final round, but not the need! Indeed, if the victory of the English Jamie Green is highly deserved, it was a Mercedes driver quebecois as Bruno Spengler, Gary Paffett or his teammate, to score more points than the Audi drivers for the title back to the manufacturers 'stables AMG Mercedes. But, faced once again with a little competitive car, Spengler had to settle for ninth and final Paffett instead of the fifth, so that the wire Team Team Abt Audi clinched the crown.

This track follows the Audi drivers' championship, already operates at the previous race by German Martin Tomczyk. And as the Swedish Mattias Ekstrom Spengler ahead in the standings this Hockenheim race, he won more the title of vice-champion it. Decidedly, the end of season 2011 will be catastrophic for Mercedes that has been allowed any escape in favor of Audi in this series.

As for Bruno Spengler, it seems obvious that he will leave to join BMW Mercedes, who will make his comeback in the series next season.

In North America, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Trucks were in activity on the legendary super oval Talladega, Alabama. Sprint, the Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton drivers, both on Chevrolet entered by the Richard Childress Racing have guarantees in a double ordeal or the favorites for the title have experienced all sorts of trouble while a monster pile (fortunately without difficulty for drivers) came delaying proper conduct of the race. Championship, Carl Edwards still leads, before Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Tony Stewart and Kevin Harvick.

In the Camping World Series trucks, the victory went to veteran Mike Wallace (Chevrolet).

Finally, the World Rally Championship made a stopover in Spain last weekend, in the region of Catalonia. Argument in part on the earth and asphalt-proof saw the seven-time world champion Sebastien Loeb (Citroen DS3 WRC) take only the first in the championship after a very convincing victory. Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) finished second and remains in the title race until the last event to be held in three weeks in Wales. In contrast, team-mate Loeb, Sebastien Ogier was the victim of an engine failure. He finds his hopes of landing a first world title will pass out.

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