Audi's Jamie Green says 'everything went perfectly' for him at the Hockenheimring earlier today despite two safety car periods threatening to ruin his afternoon.

The Team Rosberg driver converted his race one pole-position into a masterful victory after managing to steer his RS5 clear of the bruising chaos which occurred behind him.

Two safety car periods had the potential in destabilising the Brit's race when each of the stoppages eradicated the advantage he worked hard to establish ahead of the chasing Mercedes duo, consisting of Paul di Resta and Pascal Wehrlein.

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Ultimately, Green didn't allow the safety car phases to disrupt his rhythm as the former Mercedes favourite clinched his first victory for Audi since leaving the Stuttgart manufacturer at the end of 2012.

"I was fast even last year but was simply unfortunate in the races," Green said following his first victory for Audi," said Green.

"Today, everything went perfectly. I'm driving in the same team, have the same engineer and feel comfortable in my Audi RS 5 DTM. All I can say is I'm happy."

Audi's head of DTM Dieter Gass was equally as delighted in today's [Saturday] result as - unlike last season - the RS5 challenger appears to have hit the ground running both in qualifying and race trim.

"I'm very happy about the successful season opener," said Gass.

"Obviously from Audi's perspective it's even more important that we've been able to make an initial assessment of where everyone stands and have seen that we did good work last winter.

"The Audi RS 5 DTM was the strongest car today and Jamie Green did the most impressive job of putting this on track. In the second half of the 2014 season he was already very fast. His first victory for Audi was practically in the air and simply overdue."