VIDEO: DTM Pilot Takes Audi's A1 Mini for a Spin on the Track

Wondering what a professional driver has to say about the new 2011 Audi A1? Well, here's your chance to find out as Audi invited DTM (or German Touring Car Championship) pilot Markus Winkelhock to take the premium supermini for a quick spin around the firm's Neustadt test track.

"The car is very well sprung. It swallows up bumps of almost any size without any amplification of the motions," said Winkelhock when describing his impressions. "After driving the Audi A1 for the first time, my opinion is clear: It's the benchmark in the small compact class," Winkelhock concluded.

Not that we question Winkelhock's expertise nor the A1's capabilities especially since we haven't had the chance to drive the car, but we can't imagine Audi or any other automaker for that matter releasing an official video where the driver would have something negative to say about the vehicle or even worse, give praise to a rivaling model - just saying...