|August 10, 2006
New Audi Models for Record Champion FC Bayern
This reward is well deserved by the players of FC Bayern München: At the end of the training camp in Rottach-Egern on Lake Tegernsee (Bavaria) the footballers of the German record champion’s team received their new "company cars” in Ingolstadt. As always, the pros had a free choice from the sporty model range of Audi AG. This time’s favourite was the new Audi Q7 which – apart from captain Oliver Kahn and newcomer Daniel van Buyten – six other team members opted for.
The keys to the vehicles for the team and its coach were presented personally by Prof Dr Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, and his fellow board members. "Needless to say, after winning the Championship and the DFB (German Football Federation) Cup, the benchmark for FC Bayern is particularly high this season. I am sure, though, that the team will again be showing a series of thrilling matches. We are pleased to be at the side of Germany’s most successful German football club as a partner again,” said Winterkorn. The German record champion and AUDI AG have been on the ball together since July 2002. As the team’s premium partner, Audi supplies vehicles to FC Bayern München and is present in the stadium at all federal league matches and other events.
Alongside the Audi Q7, the new Audi RS 4 was another car that was highly favoured by the players, such as by star striker Claudio Pizzaro. Coach Felix Magath chose the equally comfortable and sporty Audi S6 in "phantom black”.