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Mike Rockenfeller Makes Clean Sweet at Motor Show
It looks as though Mike Rockenfeller might soon be running out of space in his trophy showcase. At the Essen Motor Show, the DTM Champion received two further accolades. In addition to the traditional ‘Golden Shoe’ for the overall winner, the readers of ‘Auto Bild Motorsport’ voted the Audi driver most popular touring car racer of the 2013 season. Joining ‘Rocky’ on stage was ITR board chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht, who received a lifetime achievement award. Together with a number of brand colleagues, including the two-time Champions Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider, Rockenfeller celebrated late into the night.
Winners Meat at AutoTrophy 2013
At this year’s Auto Trophy awards presentation, Audi, with the A1, A3, A6 and the ‘Quality-Trophy,’ took an impressive number of four prizes. 103,074 readers of ‘Auto Zeitung’ magazine had previously cast their votes. In addition to the Audi Management Board members Rupert Stadler, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg and Luca de Meo, DTM Champion Mike Rockenfeller was a guest at the Classic Remise in Düsseldorf and answered the questions of MC Judith Rakers on stage.
Rocky is Champion also at Johan Lafer’s Stove
Mike Rockenfeller proved that he is capable of delivering top performances not only on the race track. Together with Dieter Gass, Head of DTM at Audi, members of the media and star chef Johann Lafer the DTM Champion conjured up a three-course champion’s dinner. The ‘warm-up’ course at Lafer’s Table d’Or cooking school in the picturesque town of Guldental was beetroot-apple puff pastry with baked prawns, followed by beef tenderloin cooked in hay as the main course. For the finale, ‘Rocky’ served a slice of layered nougat topped with cassis jelly and pine-tree honey ice cream.
Miguel Molina Promotes DTM in Budapest