Lausitz DTM: Miguel Molina leads Jamie Green on all-Audi front row

Miguel Molina secured pole for Saturday's first DTM race at the Lausitzring from fellow Audi driver Jamie Green

Lausitz DTM: Miguel Molina leads Jamie Green on all-Audi front row

Abt man Molina set his best lap on his first set of runs in the 20-minute session and was the first driver to register a time under the 1m17s barrier, posting a 1m16.619s.

Green jumped up to second late on, just 0.077 seconds back, but had set the fastest first sector before dropping time midway through his fastest lap.

Marco Wittmann was the best-placed of the BMW drivers, dragging his Team RMG M4 to third with a 1m16.771s.

Robert Wickens was the first driver to make a significant improvement on the second set of runs and wound up fourth, ahead of fellow Mercedes drivers Lucas Auer and his Mucke team-mate Lucas Auer.

Mattias Ekstrom was seventh ahead of Maxime Martin, who is the only driver to have scored points in all four races so far this season.

Adrien Tambay was ninth, while Molina's Abt team-mate and practice two pacesetter Nico Muller completed the top 10 in his Audi RS5.

Championship leader Paul di Resta could only manage 21st, 0.721s away from Molina's best effort.

QUALIFYING TIMES

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap
1 Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1m16.619s -
2 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 1m16.696s 0.077s
3 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 1m16.771s 0.152s
4 Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 1m16.792s 0.173s
5 Lucas Auer Mucke Mercedes 1m16.844s 0.225s
6 Christian Vietoris Mucke Mercedes 1m16.896s 0.277s
7 Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 1m16.901s 0.282s
8 Maxime Martin RBM BMW 1m16.901s 0.282s
9 Adrien Tambay Rosberg Audi 1m16.961s 0.342s
10 Nico Muller Abt Audi 1m16.993s 0.374s
11 Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1m16.997s 0.378s
12 Gary Paffett ART Mercedes 1m17.059s 0.440s
13 Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi 1m17.082s 0.463s
14 Timo Glock RMG BMW 1m17.126s 0.507s
15 Maximilian Gotz HWA Mercedes 1m17.172s 0.553s
16 Bruno Spengler MTEK BMW 1m17.188s 0.569s
17 Esteban Ocon ART Mercedes 1m17.225s 0.606s
18 Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 1m17.228s 0.609s
19 Tom Blomqvist RBM BMW 1m17.295s 0.676s
20 Antonio Felix da Costa Schnitzer BMW 1m17.296s 0.677s
21 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 1m17.340s 0.721s
22 Daniel Juncadella HWA Mercedes 1m17.356s 0.737s
23 Augusto Farfus MTEK BMW 1m17.406s 0.787s
24 Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 1m17.536s 0.917s


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