Rockenfeller leads Audi 1-2-3 on final day of DTM Hockenheim test

Mike Rockenfeller led the way on the final day of DTM pre-season testing, as Audi swept the top three places at Hockenheim

Rockenfeller leads Audi 1-2-3 on final day of DTM Hockenheim test

The 2013 champion set the pace on Friday with a 1m33.197s lap set in the morning session.

Rockenfeller was just 0.025 seconds up on stablemate Edoardo Mortara, with Mattias Ekstrom third.

Robert Wickens was the fastest Mercedes driver in fourth place, 0.261s behind Rockenfeller and just ahead of another Audi driver, 2015 championship runner-up Jamie Green.

On the day the DTM announced the brand would receive performance concessions this season, the best BMW driver was Antonio Felix da Costa in sixth, just ahead of Wednesday pacesetter Tom Blomqvist.

Another Audi driver, Timo Scheider topped the slower afternoon session with a time of 1m33.709s.

As all three brands featured inside the top three, BMW's Augusto Fafrus was just 0.048s behind, with Mercedes' Gary Paffett third.

The 2016 season starts at Hockenheim on May 6-8.

MORNING TIMES

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Mike Rockenfeller Audi 1m33.197s - 50
2 Edoardo Mortara Audi 1m33.222s 0.025s 61
3 Mattias Ekstrom Audi 1m33.401s 0.204s 43
4 Robert Wickens Mercedes 1m33.458s 0.261s 16
5 Jamie Green Audi 1m33.539s 0.342s 44
6 Antonio Felix da Costa BMW 1m33.583s 0.386s 51
7 Tom Blomqvist BMW 1m33.604s 0.407s 51
8 Paul Di Resta Mercedes 1m33.615s 0.418s 55
9 Augusto Farfus BMW 1m33.625s 0.428s 47
10 Timo Glock BMW 1m33.815s 0.618s 54
11 Gary Paffett Mercedes 1m34.062s 0.865s 10
12 Christian Vietoris Mercedes 1m34.452s 1.255s 16

AFTERNOON TIMES

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Timo Scheider Audi 1m33.709s - 91
2 Augusto Farfus BMW 1m33.757s 0.048s 73
3 Gary Paffett Mercedes 1m33.857s 0.148s 47
4 Tom Blomqvist BMW 1m33.909s 0.200s 66
5 Jamie Green Audi 1m33.917s 0.208s 39
6 Antonio Felix da Costa BMW 1m33.970s 0.261s 68
7 Robert Wickens Mercedes 1m34.073s 0.364s 81
8 Timo Glock BMW 1m34.076s 0.367s 92
9 Edoardo Mortara Audi 1m34.125s 0.416s 78
10 Mike Rockenfeller Audi 1m34.125s 0.416s 63
11 Paul Di Resta Mercedes 1m34.174s 0.465s 73
12 Mattias Ekstrom Audi 1m34.267s 0.558s 59
13 Daniel Juncadella Mercedes 1m34.353s 0.644s 14
14 Bruno Spengler BMW 1m35.083s 1.374s 2
15 Christian Vietoris Mercedes 1m35.211s 1.502s 25

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