Mike Rockenfeller will start Race 2 of DTM 2015 from pole position at Hockenheim after a thrilling damp-but-drying qualifying session on Sunday morning.
Regulation innovations increase the attractiveness for the spectators
The DTM has revealed all the details of the two-race format per weekend that returns to the series this year.
Motorsport fans can already look forward to the DTM season opener at the beginning of May, as the FIA Rallycross World Championship will be staging a round in a grand festival together with the touring cars.
Götz contested 82 races in the SLS AMG GT3 between 2011 and 2014, securing ten wins, 32 podiums and 60 top-ten finishes.
Joey Hand replaces Memo Rojas at Chip Ganassi Racing this year.
Successes in the BMW Z4 GTD and in the BMW Z4 GT3, secured first place for Markus Palttala.
Bruno Spengler will compete with BMW in North America's biggest endurance race.
In 2015 two races to be contested per weekend – one on Saturday and one on Sunday.