Mike Rockenfeller crowns strong season with early title win.
Seven of the eight Audi RS 5 DTM cars among the top eleven.
Circuit on the North Sea coast is favorite track of the Audi drivers.
Mike Rockenfeller makes further step toward the title and Jamie Green on podium for the first time with Audi.
Reigning DTM champion Bruno Spengler (BMW), Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens (both Mercedes-Benz) all finished the race without scoring points.
Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars on the first five rows of the grid.
With his BMW M3 DTM, the reigning DTM champion completed his lap in the decisive fourth qualifying heat in 1:20.140 minutes.
Lead of the standings extended: With a strong recovery Mike Rockenfeller finished in fourth place.
DTM home round for Audi Sport Team Phoenix in the Eifel.
Leader of the standings Mike Rockenfeller only on grid position 19.
Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller travels to Nuremberg as leader of the standings while newcomer Jamie Green with best Norisring tally of all drivers. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen supports Audi team.
Special note: The qualifying winning driver was excluded which handed Audi's Mike Rockenfeller the pole.
More than 7,500 test kilometers on four days at Hockenheim, important experiences gathered despite changeable conditions.
More than 7,000 test kilometers in four days at Barcelona. All eight Audi DTM drivers in action. Timo Scheider: "I was impressed by the option tire."
Seven of the eight racers for the Audi A5 DTMs are ready for the new year knowing the difficulty of the challenge as Audi will again take on the BMW and Mercedes teams for the 2013 championship.