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Imagine slapping the starting line of an auto race onto New York's Fifth Avenue, right in front of Bergdorf Goodman, or on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, or along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, or Tokyo's Ginza. Consider the noise, the confusion, the mannequins running for cover amid a hail of broken plate-glass windows, the Fendi bags left for dead. Ok, so it's not a running of the bulls, it's just a DTM race. But will Dusseldorf ever be the same?

Audi: DTM will have an unusual start! [The German Car Blog]

No Parking Signs Thwart Tokyo s Roulette Racers; DTM Attempting to Lower Costs for 06 Season [internal]