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.
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.
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.
Joey Hand also in the points for BMW.
The BMW Team RMG driver lives in Fürth, just 20 kilometres from the street circuit around the Dutzendteich...
DTM adds activities for the spectators at the street circuit in Nuremberg.
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.
Five of the six Mercedes-Benz drivers in top ten on grid.
At this time, the results of the Norisríng race remain provisional until the appeal court of the German Motor Racing Association makes a decision.
DMSB confirmed disqualification of Audi driver Mattias Ekström, and also decided that no other driver will move up in the rankings.
Race 5 of the 2013 DTM season takes place at the Norisring in Nuremberg on the weekend of 13th/14th July. Mercedes-Benz celebrates 25 years of contesting the series since it first entered a works team in 1988.
Best qualifying result of the year for Andy Priaulx.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, DTM Correspondent
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.