Ellen Lohr remained the only woman to have won a DTM race.
There's been a major shakeup at the top of HWA, which will have a significant impact on Mercedes AMG in the German Touring Car Series (DTM).
The season opener for the German Touring Cars (DTM) at Hockenheim went to Marco Wittman and BMW.
Mike Rockenfeller will contest a DTM race with the #1 for the defending champion decorating his Audi RS 5 DTM.
The Brazilian Augusto Farfus successfully used the technical novelties option tyres and DRS to take the chequered flag from his fellow BMW driver Dirk Werner and Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz).
Berthold Bouman, DTM Correspondent
BMW press release
Three BMW M4 DTMs ended the first qualifying of the year in Hockenheim (DE) in the top four.
Audi press release
Gary Paffett press release
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.
Test phase finished, the season can start in May at Hockenheim
From 8.55 hrs till 9.25 hrs, pit stops are being practices, in the presence of spectators.
The first race of the season covers 42 laps and 192.108 kilometres and starts on Sunday at 13:30 hrs (CET).
“There are still two titles up for grabs in Hockenheim”
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.”