Lap 44 Finish. Gary Paffett wins from Paul di Resta and Mike Rockenfeller. Timo Scheider is fourth, Martin Tomcztyk fifth, Bernd Schneider sixth. Ekström overtakes Margaritis for seventh on the final lap.
Nice Rockenfeller! Hope he doesnt get penalized.
Lap 43 Rockenfelle attacks Häkkinen for third and overtakes him, but loses a rear bodywork part of his Audi. Häkkinen has a puncture right rear
Lap 42 Biela off the track, continues
Lap 41 Stoddart spins, off the track, continues
Lap 40 Paffett’s margin over Di Resta is 5.7 seconds, Rockenfeller is 0.7 seconds behind third-placed Häkkinen
WTF! di Resta is in the picture now?
Lap 35 Order after the pit stops: Paffett is leading from Di Resta, Häkkinen, Rockenfeller, Scheider, Tomczyk
Lap 34 Di Resta into the pits, rejoins in second behind Paffett, ahead of Häkkinen
Lap 33 Biela into the pits
Lap 32 Lauda into the pits
Where the hell did Paffett come from. Grrrrrr!
Lap 29 Paffett into the pits, 4.8 seconds. Retains the lead ahead of Häkkinen, Rockenfeller, Scheider. Stoddart into the box.
Lap 28 Carroll, Luhr, La Rosa into the pits
Lap 27 Ekström and Abt into the pits
Lap 26 Margaritis into the pits
Lap 23 La Rosa into the pits
Lap 22 Lauda, Green into the pits
Lap 21 Rockenfeller into the pits, rejoins just behind Häkkinen
Lap 20 Stoddart, Green into the pits
Lap 19 Drive through penalty for Jamie Green for pushing another car (Vanina Ickx). Werner, Tomczyk into the pits.
Lap 18 Margaritis, Biela into the pits
Lap 17 Paffett and Werner battling for sixth, Paffett goes through. Reason for retirement Spengler is a problem with the power steering
Lap 16 Di Resta into the pits
Lap 15 Green and Ickx collide while Green tries to overtake the Belgian coming out of the first corner. Abt, Luhr, Häkkinen into the pits. For Häkkinen, it is his second pit stop. Spenger into the pits, retires
Lap 14 Ekström into the pits
Lap 13 Rockenfeller into the pits, rejoins in 14th behind Häkkinen
Lap 12 Spengler into the pits, rejoins in 19th behind Tomczyk
Lap 11 La Rosa and Luhr battling for eighth place, La Rosa gets past. Häkkinen into the pits
Lap 9 Scheider into the pits
Lap 8 Rockenfeller’s margin over Häkkinen is only 0.4 seconds
Lap 6 Paffett, Green, Tomczyk, Carroll and Schneider are coming in for their first pit stop. Häkkinen is making up 0.5 second per lap on Rockenfeller.
Lap 4 Rockenfeller is leading with 1.6 seconds over Häkkinen. Spengler is third from Paffett, Scheider, Abt, Green, Di Resta, Margaritis and Tomczyk.
Lap 1 Drive through penalty for Mattias Ekström for jump start. Häkkinen attacks Ekström for second, but runs wide and remains third. Ekström into the pits for his penalty.
Start Schneider stalls due to clutch problem. Rockenfeller takes the lead from Ekström, Häkkinen, Spengler and Paffett, who has caught up from eighth
14.00 hrs The second DTM round at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.