Marco Wittmann and Joey Hand also in the points.
Not only did Audi's Mike Rockenfeller take the DTM victory on the Brands Hatch circuit but he also is the new series points leader.
Martin Tomczyk driver of car number 15, BMW Team RMG lost his pole position; however Augusto Farfus moved up to the front row.
Tomczyk claimd first pole position of the 2013 DTM season for BMW – Six BMW M3 DTMs in the top ten. However before the team could celebrate, the pole winner was excluded due to failing post-qualifying tech inspection.
Pole winner's BMW M3 failed post-qualifying technical inspection! Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller inherits pole.
The DTM racers were very close in qualifying on the Brands Hatch 1.929 kilometres long track
BMW drivers and teams are ready for the round of the 2013 DTM season.
This was the BMW Team RBM driver’s second DTM victory, following his triumph in Valencia (ES) in 2012.
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).
Bruno Spengler and Joye Hand also make top ten.
The first race of the season covers 42 laps and 192.108 kilometres and starts on Sunday at 13:30 hrs (CET).
All set for BMW second year in the popular touring car series, following the brand’s successful return after an absence of 20 years.
As at the previous test in Barcelona (ES), the drivers took to the track in Hockenheim with the new Drag Reduction System (DRS) and Hankook’s option tyres.
Test phase finished, the season can start in May at Hockenheim
Fantastic appearance in the BMW Welt.
Over the course of four days of testing at Barcelona (ES), the BMW drivers covered more than 7,000 kilometres.
Driver/team pairings for 2013 announced by BMW to take on the challenge of earning their second-consecutive championship this year.
Timo Glock gets his first taste of racing a DTM car in Valencia with BMW.