At the penultimate race weekend of the DTM season at the Red Bull Ring, the BMW M4 GT3 returned to the winner's circle. René Rast celebrated his first victory as a BMW M works driver with a first-place finish in Sunday's race. Prior to that, he broke Bernd Schneider's DTM record with his second pole position of the season. With a total of 26 poles, Rast is now the sole leader in the all-time best list. Sheldon van der Linde secured second place on Sunday, contributing to a 1-2 for Team Schubert Motorsport. Marco Wittmann matched his best season result as he finished fourth on Sunday, narrowly missing out on his first podium with the Project 1 Team.