Mercedes racer Lucas Auer won the first qualification of the new DTM season started this weekend at Hockenheim, according to AUTOSPORT.
After the first series of the Austrian circles, leading in the second practice on Saturday morning, ranked second behind teammate Gary Paffett. But at the final stage of the 20-minute session, the nephew of former Formula 1 driver Gerhard Berger has made every effort to come forward. In the end Auer showed the best time 1.30,549 and brought Affetto 0,193 seconds. The Briton also added, to reach the pole failed.
Mercedes rookie Edoardo Mortara will start his first race after switching from Audi from third place, while the fourth constitutes the best pilots of the BMW’s Timo Glock.
Another representative of the Bavarian concern Maxim Martin is located in fifth place, ahead of Friday’s training session leader Paul di Resta.
The seventh was returned to the DTM Maro Engel, rounded out the top ten, Nico Muller, Tom Blomqvist and Robert Wickens.
Reigning champion Marco Wittmann will start the title defense with the 11th position on the starting grid.
The only freshman in the season-2017 loïc Duval had qualified for the last 18-th place, losing time poles 1,601 seconds.
The first race in Hockenheim starts at 15:45 Moscow time.
|1.||Lucas Auer||Mercedes-AMG Motorport BWT||1.30,849|
|2.||Gary Paffett||Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Mercedes me||1.31,042||+0,193|
|3.||Edoardo Mortara||Mercedes-AMG Motorport BWT||1.31,120||+0,271|
|4.||Timo Glock||BMW Team RMR||1.31,161||+0,312|
|5.||Maxim Martin||BMW Team RBM||1.31,247||+0,398|
|6.||Paul di Resta||Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, SILBERPFEIL Energy||1.31,275||+0,426|
|7.||Maro Engel||Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, SILBERPFEIL Energy||1.31,309||+0,460|
|8.||Nico Müller||Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline||1.31,490||+0,641|
|9.||Tom Blomqvist||BMW Team RMR||1.31,510||+0,661|
|10.||Robert Wickens||Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Mercedes me||1.31,538||+0,689|
|11.||Marco Wittmann||BMW Team RMG||1.31,662||+0,813|
|12.||Jamie Green||Audi Sport Team Rosberg||1.31,805||+0,956|
|13.||Bruno Spengler||BMW Team RBM||1.31,834||+0,985|
|14.||Rene Rast||Audi Sport Team Rosberg||1.31,871||+1,022|
|15.||Augusto Farfus||BMW Team RMG||1.31,915||+1,066|
|16.||Mike Rockenfeller||Audi Sport Team Phoenix||1.31,965||+1,116|
|17.||Mattias Ekström||Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline||1.32,082||+1,233|
|18.||Loic Duval||Audi Sport Team Phoenix||1.32,450||+1,601|
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