After landing the DTM race victory at Norisring, Audi’s Ekstrom was excluded, handing the win to Mercedes driver Wickens.
The DMSB decided to uphold its decision to exclude Mattias Ekström from the Norisring result.
By Berthold Bouman, DTM Correspondent
Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline announces appeal, result to remain provisional until case is tried in court.
The Canadian crossed the finish line with a comfortable margin of 23.9 seconds from Audi driver Jamie green.
Last race, the DTM's tyre supplier Hankook had a different look. This weekend they will have sensors readings for the fans in the grandstands and the television audience.
The Canadian completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in the heart of the Franconian metropolis in 47.883 seconds.
DTM adds activities for the spectators at the street circuit in Nuremberg.
Joey Hand also in the points for BMW.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, DTM Correspondent
DMSB confirmed disqualification of Audi driver Mattias Ekström, and also decided that no other driver will move up in the rankings.
Canadian racer Robert Wickens grabbed his first DTM pole at the Norisring in his Mercedes-Benz. Reining series champion Bruno Spengler slots alongside his fellow countryman in his BMW.
The BMW Team RMG driver lives in Fürth, just 20 kilometres from the street circuit around the Dutzendteich...
At this time, the results of the Norisríng race remain provisional until the appeal court of the German Motor Racing Association makes a decision.
Five of the six Mercedes-Benz drivers in top ten on grid.
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.
Weather adds to the excitement in the fifth round of the DTM.
Best qualifying result of the year for Andy Priaulx.