The BMW M Motorsport weekend got underway with a podium. At the DTM season opener at Hockenheim, Timo Glock in the DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM, finished in third place on the podium. Bruno Spengler also picked up points, finishing sixth in the BMW Bank M4 DTM. Marco Wittmann had to make do with eleventh place after starting from second on the grid in the BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM. Right behind him was Joel Eriksson, who finished twelfth in his maiden DTM race. The second DTM rookie Philipp Eng (SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM) crossed the finish line in 16th place, right behind Augusto Farfus (Shell BMW M4 DTM). The win went to Gary Paffett (Mercedes).