On Wednesday, the Mercedes-AMG DTM team embarked on the official DTM test week at the Circuito do Estoril in Portugal. On the first of three days of testing, the four Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM cockpits were occupied by DTM rookies Lucas Auer and Maximilian Götz and by Paul Di Resta and Pascal Wehrlein. Paul Di Resta was the fastest of the four Mercedes-AMG drivers with a lap time of 1:33.202 minutes. Over the full session, the quartet completed 356 laps (equivalent to 1,489 kilometres) on the former Formula 1 circuit in Portugal.
The team will continue testing on Thursday at Estoril. Behind the wheel on the second day will be Lucas Auer, Maximilian Götz, Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens.