Bruno Spengler will compete with BMW in North America's biggest endurance race.
This year’s DTM champion and the man who finished runner-up in the 2013 DTM Drivers’ Championship raced in the fiercely-competitive Macau GT Cup.
Tomczyk and Félix da Costa also in the points.
Robert Wickens was also penalized for a separate incident.
Remaining BMW drivers poised to pounce at DTM finale
Full attack mode: an Audi trio up front in qualifying
The battle is still raging at the top of the Manufacturers’ Championship.
Mattias Ekström ended up ahead of already-crowned DTM champion Marco Wittmann.
Tomczyk and Hand also qualify in the top ten for BMW
Only one driver had previously managed to secure the title three races before the end of the season back in 2001.
The race at the 3.478-kilometre circuit could actually determine the winner of this year’s Drivers’ Championship.
Best result of season for Mercedes junior Daniel Juncadella in P5.
Martin and Tomczyk also in the points.
DTM action at home away from home