Augusto Farfus leads first DTM test day for BMW at Hockenheim

Augusto Farfus led a BMW one-two on the first day of the DTM's pre-season test at Hockenheim

Augusto Farfus leads first DTM test day for BMW at Hockenheim

This week's four-day test is the only official running before the 2016 season starts at the home of Formula 1's German Grand Prix on May 6-8.

Audi, BMW and Mercedes are all fielding four cars, with line-ups to be rotated so that all of each brand's eight drivers complete two days of running.

Farfus topped the times on Tuesday's opening day, with a 1m33.326s lap set in the longer but drizzle-affected afternoon session, 0.326 seconds up on stablemate Maxime Martin.

Audi drivers Nico Muller, Miguel Molina and Timo Scheider - who topped the morning session - filled the next three places, ahead of BMW's Martin Tomczyk, who caused a red flag period in the final hour.

Tuesday's other BMW driver, Timo Glock did not reappear in the afternoon, after bringing out the red flag with a crash before lunch.

Other than Glock, Mercedes drivers filled the bottom four places in the second test of the manufacturer's new AMG C 63 Coupe,

Maximilian Gotz was eighth, ahead of Daniel Juncadella, rookie Esteban Ocon and Lucas Auer.

The test continues on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

MORNING TIMES

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Timo Scheider Audi 1m34.192s - 46
2 Nico Muller Audi 1m34.536s 0.344s 40
3 Daniel Juncadella Mercedes 1m34.929s 0.737s 40
4 Miguel Molina Audi 1m35.120s 0.928s 47
5 Adrien Tambay Audi 1m35.542s 1.350s 42
6 Augusto Farfus BMW 1m35.700s 1.508s 30
7 Lucas Auer Mercedes 1m35.730s 1.538s 39
8 Maximilian Gotz Mercedes 1m35.744s 1.552s 43
9 Maxime Martin BMW 1m36.192s 2.000s 41
10 Timo Glock BMW 1m36.497s 2.305s 32
11 Martin Tomczyk BMW 1m36.619s 2.427s 47
12 Esteban Ocon Mercedes 1m36.644s 2.452s 42

AFTERNOON TIMES

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Augusto Farfus BMW 1m33.326s - 49
2 Maxime Martin BMW 1m33.652s 0.326s 47
3 Nico Muller Audi 1m33.729s 0.403s 61
4 Miguel Molina Audi 1m33.818s 0.492s 59
5 Timo Scheider Audi 1m33.869s 0.543s 63
6 Martin Tomczyk BMW 1m33.928s 0.602s 64
7 Adrien Tambay Audi 1m34.482s 1.156s 46
8 Maximilian Gotz Mercedes 1m34.580s 1.254s 70
9 Daniel Juncadella Mercedes 1m34.610s 1.284s 31
10 Esteban Ocon Mercedes 1m35.011s 1.685s 41
11 Lucas Auer Mercedes 1m35.044s 1.718s 53


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