Driving the BMW Bank-sponsored black BMW M3 DTM, Canadian Bruno Spengler
won the second DTM round of the season at Lausitzring and thus secured a DTM race win for the brand from Munich after 20 years.
“I can hardly believe it. On Saturday, the first pole after 20 years, today the 50th DTM race win for BMW achieved by me. I had goose bumps all over. I will never forget this weekend”, the 28-year old winner said.
Behind the wheel of a DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé, McLaren F1 test driver Gary Paffett, who had won the season opener at Hockenheim, finished second in front of Brazilian Augusto Farfus who took third place for BMW.
In total, 72,000 spectators watched the three-way battle of the car manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the Lausitz region in Germany.