Priaulx, the right man to lead BMW's DTM attack
Jamie O'Leary explains why Andy Priaulx is the right driver to lead BMW's attack in the DTM when the German manufacturer returns to the series next year
Munich was the scene of much fanfare in the DTM last weekend. For the first time in its history, the German-based series held a Race of Champions-style head-to-head that it christened its 'Show Event' inside Munich's Olympic Stadium.
It was spectacular to see the fire-breathing Mercedes C-class and Audi A4 machines being hounded around the tight and twisty confines of the stadium that hosted the infamous 1972 Olympic Games - and was also the scene for Germany's famous comeback win against the Netherlands in the World Cup final two years later - but not as spectacular as on 'proper' circuits.
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