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Mattias Ekstrom claims pole position at Nurburgring
Mattias Ekstrom
For the 17th time in his career, Mattias Ekström (Audi) will be starting from pole position into a DTM race. In qualifying for the sixth DTM season round at the Nurburgring, he secured the best starting grid position in changeable weather conditions, followed by Jamie Green (Mercedes-Benz).

With a lap time of 1:32.066 minutes in the fourth qualifying heat, the Swede was more than three seconds faster than British driver Green. Mike Rockenfeller (Audi) and Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz) will be starting from the second row on the grid in third and fourth place respectively on Sunday.


Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap
1. Mattias Ekstrom Abt Audi 1m32.066s +0.000s
2. Jamie Green HWA Mercedes 1m35.246s +3.180s
3. Mike Rockenfeller Abt Audi 1m35.544s +3.478s
4. Bruno Spengler HWA Mercedes 1m37.144s +5.078s
5. Edoardo Mortara Rosberg Audi 1m24.374s (Q3)
6. Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1m24.440s (Q3)
7. Martin Tomczyk Phoenix Audi 1m24.496s (Q3)
8. Timo Scheider Abt Audi 1m24.695s (Q3)
9. Renger van der Zande Persson Mercedes 1m24.501s (Q2)
10. David Coulthard Mucke Mercedes 1m24.525s (Q2)
11. Christian Vietoris Persson Mercedes 1m24.549s (Q2)
12. Filipe Albuquerque Rosberg Audi 1m24.568s (Q2)
13. Gary Paffett HWA Mercedes 1m24.644s (Q2)
14. Susie Stoddart Persson Mercedes 1m25.063s (Q2)
15. Oliver Jarvis Abt Audi 1m26.965s (Q1)
16. Rahel Frey Phoenix Audi 1m27.036s (Q1)
17. Ralf Schumacher HWA Mercedes 1m27.147s (Q1)
18. Maro Engel Mucke Mercedes 1m27.275s (Q1)

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