Joey Hand leads DTM testing for BMW
America's Joey Hand kept BMW on top of the time sheets as the final pre-season DTM test continued at Hockenheim.
Hand set a best of 1m32.658 in the afternoon session to lead the way in the RBM M4, outpacing Edoardo Mortara's Abt Audi RS5 by 0.299sec.
Martin Tomczyck was third fastest in the Schnitzer BMW M4 with a 1m32.980s best, with Timo Scheider fourth in his Pheonix RS5.
Miguel Molina finished the day fifth for Audi, having set the fastest time of the morning session with a 1m33.427s.
The best-placed Mercedes of the day was Vitaly Petrov, the Russian going eighth fastest with a 1m33.585s, while Antonio Felix da Costa set the benchmark for running, ending the day ninth fastest after completing 152 laps for BMW.
Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps 1. Joey Hand RBM BMW 1m32.658s 129 2. Edoardo Mortara Abt Audi 1m32.957s +0.299s 110 3. Martin Tomczyk Schnitzer BMW 1m32.980s +0.322s 150 4. Timo Scheider Phoenix Audi 1m33.023s +0.365s 121 5. Miguel Molina Abt Audi 1m33.427s +0.769s 120 6. Maxime Martin RMG BMW 1m33.533s +0.875s 143 7. Nico Muller Rosberg Audi 1m33.542s +0.884s 89 8. Vitaly Petrov Mucke Mercedes 1m33.585s +0.927s 114 9. Antonio Felix da Costa MTEK BMW 1m33.623s +0.965s 152 10. Pascal Wherlein HWA Mercedes 1m33.772s +1.114s 73 11. Robert Wickens HWA Mercedes 1m33.829s +1.171s 97 12. Gary Paffett HWA Mercedes 1m34.097s +1.439s 87 BTW, if you subscribe to the DTM YouTube channel they air full races. [youtube id="_S3KFtFXkdk"]