Audi's Jamie Green believes his strong RS5 will allow him to challenge for a fifth DTM victory around the Norisring circuit after qualifying third earlier today.

Green, known as 'Mr Norisring' to the DTM paddock, has triumphed around the fan-favourite circuit on four previous times in past whilst as a Mercedes driver, most memorably in the older Persson Motorsport machinery in 2009 and '10.

The Brit, during qualifying today, was the only non-Mercedes runner who looked like threatening to take pole-position when his Rosberg-run Audi out of nowhere lit up the middle sector of the lap before having to settle for third position on the grid.

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Green says his RS5 which he has under his armoury should be strong come rain or shine for tomorrow's fourth round of the DTM championship.

The Audi mans last DTM success came at the Norisring two seasons ago while on his way to securing his best finish of third in the overall standings for Mercedes.

"Obviously, I'm very pleased with grid position three here at the Norisring," said Green.

"I think I did a decent job today - just like the team. The set-up of my RS 5 DTM was perfect. Although I wouldn't like to be the 'one-trick pony' and always just be strong at the Norisring it's nice to deliver a good performance for Audi right here.

"We have a strong car that is up for anything. I am curious to find out what kind of weather conditions will await us on Sunday. Both in the dry and in the wet, we should be strong."