Audi's Head of Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich has urged his DTM squad to convert their qualifying domination into achieving this season's manufacturer's crown at Hockenheim.

Saturday's qualifying at the Hockenheimring proved to be a largely one-sided show after no less than six Audi's occupy the top eight positions.

Miguel Molina provided the 'four rings' with pole position but Mattias Ekstrom and Edoardo Mortara ensured it was an unstoppable Audi one-two-three while only the solitary BMW could manage a top eight result.

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Audi currently trail BMW by 21-points in the manufacturer's standings but based on Saturday's events, the defending champions now find themselves in a perilous position with the Ingolstadt marque looking to be in inspired form.

"The four rings are making a grand appearance at Hockenheim this weekend," said Ullrich. "The really brilliant performance of the Audi Sport DTM squad in qualifying perfectly fits this.

"Now it's important for everyone to fully concentrate on making no mistakes in the race and to convert this good starting base into victory in the manufacturers' championship for Audi."

Molina - not including tomorrow - has already started from pole-position on two separate occasions but has so far failed to translate any of them into a DTM victory. The Spaniard now feels this is best chance in finally ending his winless record.

"It's always great to be on the pole position and especially here at Hockenheim in the season finale," said Molina.

"The hard work of the past weeks has paid off. My team did a great job. I'm very happy about being able to give something back. I now have a good chance of celebrating my first victory in the DTM tomorrow."