Rockenfeller leads Audi 1-2-3 on final day of Hockenheim test

DTM's 2013 champion Mike Rockenfeller topped the final day of pre-season testing at Hockenheim, narrowly heading stablemate Edoardo Mortara.

The German was just 0.025s quicker than Mortara in the morning, with the Italian's Abt Sportsline teammate Mattias Ekstrom completing an all-Audi top three.

Mercedes driver Robert Wickens ended up as best of the rest in fourth, leading another Audi of Jamie Green and BMW duo Antonio Felix da Costa and Tom Blomqvist.

The afternoon session saw Timo Scheider, who was not among the runners in the morning, keep Audi on top, his time of 1m33.709s half a second off the morning pace.

The two-time DTM champion was just ahead of Augusto Farfus, with Gary Paffett only a tenth behind.

Last year's top rookie Blomqvist, Green, Felix da Costa Costa, Wickens and Timo Glock, who made his return to the track after crashing on Day 1, completed the top eight.

Testing results:

Pos. Driver Team AM PM
1  Mike Rockenfeller Audi 1:33.197 1:34.125
2  Edoardo Mortara Audi 1:33.222 1:34.125
3  Mattias Ekstrom Audi 1:33.401 1:34.267
4  Robert Wickens Mercedes 1:33.458 1:34.073
5  Jamie Green Audi 1:33.539 1:33.917
6  Antonio Felix da Costa BMW 1:33.583 1:33.970
7  Tom Blomqvist BMW 1:33.604 1:33.909
8  Paul Di Resta Mercedes 1:33.615 1:34.174
9  Augusto Farfus BMW 1:33.625 1:33.757
10  Timo Scheider Audi   1:33.709
11  Timo Glock BMW 1:33.815 1:34.076
12  Gary Paffett Mercedes 1:34.062 1:33.857
13  Daniel Juncadella Mercedes   1:34.353
14  Christian Vietoris Mercedes 1:34.452 1:35.211
15  Bruno Spengler BMW   1:35.083

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Series DTM
Event Hockenheim April testing
Track Hockenheim
Drivers Mike Rockenfeller
Teams Phoenix Racing
Article type Testing report