The 30th anniversary DTM season ended with a home race for Mercedes-Benz on Sunday at Hockenheim in front of 155,000 spectators, who came through the gates during the weekend. At the end-of–season finale of the internationally popular touring car series, Mercedes-Benz driver Paul Di Resta (DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) crossed the finish line in P4 with a deficit of two tenths of a second on Jamie Green (Audi) in third place. During the race, he moved six positions up the field from tenth on the grid to finish fourth. Audi’s Mattias Ekström won the race. Gary Paffett (EURONICS Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) placed tenth in the final race of the season. Christian Vietoris (Original-Teile Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) was 15th. Robert Wickens (FREE MAN’S WORLD Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) booked P17.
Daniel Juncadella (Petronas Mercedes AMG C-Coupé), Pascal Wehrlein (gooix Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) and Vitaly Petrov (DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) retired just before the end of the race. They were placed 18th, 20th and 21st respectively.