Lausitzring DTM: Jamie Green dominates for Audi in qualifying again

Jamie Green picked up where he left off in Saturday's Lausitzring DTM race in Sunday qualifying, leading another all-Audi top four

Lausitzring DTM: Jamie Green dominates for Audi in qualifying again

Green claimed his second win of the season on Saturday afternoon to move into the championship lead, and was the driver to catch in qualifying for Sunday's longer race.

While Audi stablemates Nico Muller, Miguel Molina and Timo Scheider all enjoyed brief spells at the top, Green was never far away.

His final effort to reclaim top spot was telling.

A 1m17.386s lap was eventually 0.520 seconds clear of his closest challenger - the same margin covered the rest of the field.

Mattias Ekstrom finished the session second, ahead of Scheider and Molina, while BMW's Maxime Martin prevented an Audi sweep of the top five with a lap completed after the chequered flag.

Edoardo Mortara took fifth, Muller eighth and Mike Rockenfeller ninth, to make it seven of the eight Audis inside the top nine.

Daniel Juncadella was the best of the Mercedes drivers in 10th, one spot ahead of Gary Paffett, while Maximilian Gotz failed to turn a lap.

Timo Glock was responsible for the session's only major moment, a wild oversteer spin through Turn 7, on his way to 21st place.

QUALIFYING TIMES:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap
1 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 1m17.386s -
2 Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 1m17.906s 0.520s
3 Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 1m17.931s 0.545s
4 Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1m17.940s 0.554s
5 Maxime Martin RMG BMW 1m17.954s 0.568s
6 Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1m18.024s 0.638s
7 Augusto Farfus RBM BMW 1m18.042s 0.656s
8 Nico Muller Rosberg Audi 1m18.049s 0.663s
9 Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi 1m18.053s 0.667s
10 Daniel Juncadella Mucke Mercedes 1m18.056s 0.670s
11 Gary Paffett ART Mercedes 1m18.068s 0.682s
12 Tom Blomqvist RBM BMW 1m18.088s 0.702s
13 Bruno Spengler MTEK BMW 1m18.121s 0.735s
14 Pascal Wehrlein HWA Mercedes 1m18.151s 0.765s
15 Christian Vietoris HWA Mercedes 1m18.205s 0.819s
16 Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 1m18.216s 0.830s
17 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 1m18.241s 0.855s
18 Antonio Felix da Costa Schnitzer BMW 1m18.256s 0.870s
19 Lucas Auer ART Mercedes 1m18.276s 0.890s
20 Adrien Tambay Abt Audi 1m18.334s 0.948s
21 Timo Glock MTEK BMW 1m18.346s 0.960s
22 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 1m18.449s 1.063s
23 Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 1m18.484s 1.098s
- Maximilian Gotz Mucke Mercedes - -


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