Due to the pole postion of Philipp Eng many people wondered if BMW could stop the victory of the Mercedes. The silver arrow brand have proved that they are really fast and Lausitzring was not an exception. Morever hey had the attentive gaze f Toto Wolff in the German circuit.
It has been a clean race with a variety of strategies. Specially, for he drivers of Audi, Jamie Green did his first pit after lap 1 and not pit until the end anymore. The driver had be extra careful with his tires. On the other hand his team mate, Loïc Duval did the opposite and pitted on lap 22.
Paffett, imposed himself and he insured the leadership of the championship after overtaking Wittmann, Pascal Wehrlein and the leader Philip Eng taking profit of the position of his direct rival in the championship Timo Glock who started in the five line of the grid with Dani Juncadella.
On the middle zone the fights happened. With a special mention for the Mercedes team Edoardo Mortara and Lucas Auer and the BMW team Timo Glock and Joel Eriksson. The ex Toyota Formula 1 driver and candidate of the DTM title, he improved his pace and little by little recovered good sensations
Second half of the race, Marco Wittmann overtook Pascal Wehrlein after the pit on boxes. It seemed that he wanted to fight Paffet for the victory, although the British of Mercedes has been controlling the race perfectly all the time. So, the ex Mclaren driver has won in this second session , followed by Wittmann and Wehrlein. Unfortunately, Dani Juncadella could not score points in this race.