The DTM’s debut at the iconic Imola circuit on the third race weekend of the season was a success for the BMW M Motorsport teams. Marco Wittmann finished third on Sunday to claim the first podium in the DTM with the new BMW M4 GT3 for him and the Walkenhorst Motorsport team. Sheldon van der Linde picked up points in both races and defended his championship lead in the process. Schubert Motorsport continues to lead the Team competition. BMW M works driver Timo Glock and Ceccato Racing, led by team principal Roberto Ravaglia, enjoyed a successful guest start.