Four DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés in Top 5.
Only one driver had previously managed to secure the title three races before the end of the season back in 2001.
The Mercedes-Benz driver ended up 0.057 seconds ahead of Audi driver Mattias Ekström
Best result of season for Mercedes junior Daniel Juncadella in P5.
Martin and Tomczyk also in the points.
At the Nürburgring, Marco Wittmann scored his fourth victory of the season.
Christian Vietoris: “Fighting for pole position and points again was really nice.”
Wittmann wins, ahead of Farfus, Glock and Tomczyk, to extend his lead.
Bruno Spengler completes first one-two of 2014 for BMW
Joey Hand also in the points for BMW.
The Canadian crossed the finish line with a comfortable margin of 23.9 seconds from Audi driver Jamie green.
Robert Wickens: “I feel more at ease in the car and think that we’ve turned a corner.”
Bruno Spengler third after impressive comeback.
Marco Wittmann (DE) claimed pole position in the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM in qualifying for the third race of the season.
Christian Vietoris: “My team did a fantastic job today with the pit stops and strategy – this victory belongs to everyone in the crew.”
Martin Tomczyk also in the points.
Pascal Wehrlein: “Now we must all put our heads together and improve the car before the next race in two weeks’ time, and then strike back in Oschersleben.”
On 11th March 1984, over 30 years ago, it was Harald Grohs (DE) at the wheel of the BMW 635 CSi who won the very first race in the history of the DTM for BMW in Zolder.
The season opener for the German Touring Cars (DTM) at Hockenheim went to Marco Wittman and BMW.
Former Formula One driver Glock presented BMW Team MTEK with its maiden victory in only the team’s tenth race in the DTM.