Team MTEK's Timo Glock has clinches his first ever DTM pole position to lead an impressive BMW top five lockout at Oschersleben.

The race one grid determining session got underway just 15 minutes after FP2 had finished as a lengthy fog delay disrupted most of the morning's running.

BMW, unsurprisingly, topped that session and the leading contingent of M4 machines wasted no time in reasserting their authority ahead of Audi and Mercedes.

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Little over a tenth could separate the top five leading BMW's but it was Glock who prevailed ahead of Augusto Farfus with a 1 minute 19.821 second effort around the 2.2 mile circuit.

Britain's Tom Blomqvist was just 0.016's away from achieving a front row slot but still qualified a career best third for Team RBM.

Blomqvist shares the second row with Zandvoort winner Antonio Felix da Costa, who qualified fourth aboard the Team Schnitzer prepared M4.

Team MTEK's Bruno Spengler was the last of the leading BMW runners in fifth after posting a time just 0.006's quicker than the top Mercedes of Pascal Wehrlein in sixth.

The Mercedes F1 reserve driver has given himself the perfect opportunity in reclaiming the points lead as Audi's Mattias Ekstrom incurred technical issues and qualified plum last on the 24 car grid.

Defending DTM champion Marco Wittmann was seventh for Team RMG - still less than two tenths shy of Glock's pole position time.

Martin Tomczyk qualified a season's best in eighth while Audi could only manage a best of ninth and tenth - courtesy of Miguel Molina and Edoardo Mortara - following a difficult session for the manufacturer leaders.