2017: Rookie Rast rocks
Champion: René Rast
Audi driver René Rast secured the DTM title in his debut year. At the exciting final at the Hockenheimring, he prevailed against his brand colleagues Mattias Ekström, Jamie Green and Mike Rockenfeller. The 2017 champion, Marco Wittmann (BMW), finished the season in fifth place. Lucas Auer attracted attention with three race victories - as many as Rast. Finally, he finished as the best Mercedes driver sixth. Audi defended the manufacturer's title.