Mike Rockenfeller arrives at Zandvoort this weekend knowing that a second-place finish will make him DTM champion for the first time.
Only Augusto Farfus can deny the 29-year-old Phoenix Audi driver a crown he has long desired; one that will appease Audi's dismal memories of a 2012 season - the first of the series' new era - in which only one of its drivers won a race.
Very few would argue that Rockenfeller doesn't deserve this year's title, which would be the second in three seasons for Ernst Moser's Phoenix squad. He has simply been without parallel for consistency.
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