Difficult qualifying for Audi
- DTM Oschersleben: Molina and Mortara on fifth row of the grid
- Leader of the standings Ekström at rear of the field
Merely 198 thousandths of a second Miguel Molina in the Teufel Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was short of the top spot in qualifying for the first of the two DTM races at Oschersleben. Still, the Spaniard as the best Audi driver only clinched position nine on the grid.