Lausitz DTM: Miguel Molina leads all-Audi top four on Saturday grid

Miguel Molina claimed his first pole position of the 2015 DTM season, as Audi locked out the front two rows of Saturday's Lausitzring grid

Lausitz DTM: Miguel Molina leads all-Audi top four on Saturday grid

Molina set a pair of laps good enough for pole, with his best time of 1m17.438s securing top spot.

Practice pacesetter Jamie Green will start second, having lapped 0.121 seconds shy of Molina, while Edoardo Mortara and Mattias Ekstrom - the latter despite a spin - complete an all-Audi top four.

Last year's Lausitzring winner Pascal Wehrlein will start fifth for Mercedes, ahead of BMW's Marco Wittmann.

The reigning champion had an eventful session that included a spin, and he will visit the stewards for an alleged block on Timo Scheider during the opening minutes.

Robert Wickens, Maxime Martin, Tom Blomqvist and Paul di Resta complete the top 10 for Saturday evening's 40-minute race.

Like Wittmann, Augusto Farfus was reported to stewards for blocking, and spun on his way to 19th on the grid as 0.883s covered the top 22 drivers.

Adrien Tambay effectively sat out the session - turning only a single installation lap - and will start last.

Tambay would have started there anyway, due to an engine penalty incurred by Audi for engine repairs undertaken between events.

UPDATE: Stewards have handed Marco Wittmann and Augusto Farfus five-place grid penalties, and the pair will now start 11th and 23rd.

QUALIFYING TIMES:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap
1 Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1m17.438s -
2 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 1m17.559s 0.121s
3 Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1m17.564s 0.126s
4 Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 1m17.607s 0.169s
5 Pascal Wehrlein HWA Mercedes 1m17.621s 0.183s
6 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 1m17.635s 0.197s
7 Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 1m17.648s 0.210s
8 Maxime Martin RMG BMW 1m17.729s 0.291s
9 Tom Blomqvist RBM BMW 1m17.890s 0.452s
10 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 1m17.902s 0.464s
11 Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 1m17.935s 0.497s
12 Antonio Felix da Costa Schnitzer BMW 1m17.956s 0.518s
13 Daniel Juncadella Mucke Mercedes 1m17.964s 0.526s
14 Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi 1m17.981s 0.543s
15 Bruno Spengler MTEK BMW 1m18.014s 0.576s
16 Nico Muller Rosberg Audi 1m18.030s 0.592s
17 Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 1m18.078s 0.640s
18 Timo Glock MTEK BMW 1m18.115s 0.677s
19 Augusto Farfus RBM BMW 1m18.132s 0.694s
20 Christian Vietoris HWA Mercedes 1m18.220s 0.782s
21 Lucas Auer ART Mercedes 1m18.260s 0.822s
22 Maximilian Gotz Mucke Mercedes 1m18.321s 0.883s
23 Gary Paffett ART Mercedes 1m18.457s 1.019s
- Adrien Tambay Abt Audi - -


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