BMW's Tom Blomqvist wins a red-flag shortened second Oschersleben race to record a faultless maiden DTM triumph in only his first season in the championship.

The British driver took immediate control after making a sensational launch from second on the grid to gain the initiative away from pole man Augusto Farfus before arriving at turn one.

In a near mirror image to yesterday's opening race, the tight first corner was, once again, the scene of another multi-car tangle.

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A boxed in Christian Vietoris - sandwiched between the two BMW's of Bruno Spengler and Maxime Martin - ran into the back of Audi's Miguel Molina, sending the Team Abt driver into an abrupt retirement.

In another cruel twist, the same incident also took Team Rosberg's Nico Muller out of the action at the very same corner, which ended his charge in yesterday's race.

With both of the wounded RS 5's not able to pull away of their own accord, the safety car was called upon whilst the marshals cleared the debris.

Once the race restarted on lap 4, Blomqvist made perfect use of enjoying an abundance of clear and methodically established a handy 1.4 second gap back to Farfus, who was giving chase in second as BMW locked out the early top four order.

By lap 13, most of the leading pack - consisting of Farfus, Antonio Felix da Costa, Marco Wittmann and Timo Glock - attempted to work a potential undercut by pitting earlier than the leading Brit.

As his rivals bolted for new tyres, Blomqvist carried on and pitted one lap later to reemerge back in the lead with an untouched margin over of his nearest rivals.

Clearly enjoying the new rubber, the Briton immediately lit the afterburners and issued the chasing pack with a devastating sequence of fastest laps.

The 21-year eventually assembled a winning margin of 7.6 seconds to lead an RBM one-two as a late crash from Lucas Auer ended the race slightly earlier than scheduled.

It was an equally as lonely race for the second BMW M4 of Farfus with defending champion Wittmann trailing the Brazilian by around five seconds for the final step on the podium.

Team Schnitzer's Da Costa wasn't able to enjoy the same level of comfort his leading team mates had the luxury thanks to a race long onslaught of pressure from championship leader Pascal Wehrlein.

The Mercedes F1 reserve driver started from third but fell to fifth during the first few corners.

Wehrlein never managed to recover from his start setback and spent the majority of the one hour staring at the rear of Da Costa's BMW M4.

Despite being unable to pass the Red Bull F1 test driver, Wehrlein still managed to stretch his championship lead to 14 points over Team Abt's Mattias Ekstrom, who's title charge took another when failing to register a single point in 11th.

Paul di Resta followed his HWA stablemate home in sixth ahead of yesterday's race winner Timo Glock in seventh.

Audi capped off a miserable weekend with only one it's RS 5 machines to make it into the point's paying positions.

Collectively, Audi scored just six points in comparison to BMW's 167 and have since lost the resulting in the 'four rings' losing the lead in the manufacturers' standings.

Team Rosberg's Jamie Green salvaged a couple of points in eighth but remains in danger of slipping beyond the point of no return in this season's championship race.

Team RMG's Martin and MTEK's Bruno Spengler picked up more valuable points for BMW in ninth and tenth.