2010 DTM champion Paul Di Resta ended the second race of his DTM comeback season in fourth place, just narrowly missing the podium. Gary Paffett placed eighth and also finished in the points. Vitaly Petrov, the first Russian DTM driver in the history of the series, finished 17th in his second DTM race. Canadian driver Robert Wickens retired after nine laps. Fellow Mercedes-Benz drivers Daniel Juncadella and Pascal Wehrlein also failed to take the chequered flag. As a result of this race win, Christian Vietoris moves up to second place in the drivers' championship. He is currently on 25 points, five behind championship leader Mike Rockenfeller (Audi). In the team championship, Original-Teile Mercedes AMG are in second place on 37 points, just one point behind Audi Sport Team Phoenix. Er liegt fünf Punkte hinter dem Spitzenreiter Mike Rockenfeller (Audi). In der Teamwertung liegt das Team Original-Teile Mercedes AMG mit 37 Zählern einen Punkt hinter dem Audi Sport Team Phoenix auf dem zweiten Platz.