Race one with painful consequences
- Jamie Green best Audi driver in position five on Saturday at Zandvoort
- Turmoil about penalties imposed on Edoardo Mortara and Nico Müller
- Adrien Tambay admitted to hospital for medical examination
Jamie Green in the Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg took fifth place as the best Audi driver in the first of the two DTM races at Zandvoort (Netherlands). Mattias Ekström in the Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline finished in the top ten as well. On his teammate Edoardo Mortara a drive-through penalty with severe consequences was imposed which proved unjustified after the race.