Audi Motorsport boss Dr Wolfgang Ullrich says he's incredibly disappointed that his DTM-squad failed to convert its promising qualifying form into anything more at the Lausitzring.

Audi, as a whole, had placed five of its RS5 machines into the top ten following a greasy qualifying session at the Lausitzring, with Mattias Ekstrom and Briton's Jamie Green fronting the charge in the second and third.

A poor start from Ekstrom, which later led to a retirement, combined with Green's race self-combusting following a flurry of errors despite the Brit looking to be in contention for at least a podium, led to Phoenix's Timo Scheider taking the reins with a first podium since Zandvoort last season.

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Ekstrom and Edoardo Mortara also saw their title evaporate for another season as BMW's Marco Wittmann proved too strong a force and collected his first ever DTM championship with two-rounds to spare.

Ullrich says the aim is to now press forward in clinching the manufacturers' championship, which remains a real possibility as Audi sit only 18-points behind the current leaders BMW.

"I'm incredibly disappointed that at the Lausitzring we again failed to convert our good qualifying results into a victory," said Ullrich.

"At least we didn't lose any ground in the manufacturers' standings. The manufacturers' title continues to be our aim and our chances are still intact.

"We've got to consider the Lausitzring as over and done with and concentrate on delivering a perfect performance at Zandvoort in two weeks from now."